CertPREP Courseware: CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) - Self-Paced

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This self-paced CertPREP CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 course is a great first step for anyone who wants to become certified in a basic vendor-neutral security technology. It covers the industry-standard technologies and methodologies including basic level computer knowledge, networking, and organizational security.

The goal of this course is to provide you with all the tools you need to prepare for the SYO-601 version of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam — including text explanations, self-assessment questions, and two practice exams— to increase your chances of passing the exam on your first try.

Course contents:

  • Lessons
  • Video learning
  • MeasureUp Practice Test for CompTIA SY0-601. Practice Mode with remediation and Certification mode to simulate the test day experience.
  • Labs


IT professionals with an understanding of computer topics inclusive of installing operating systems and applications, networking, and an interest in how to secure those technologies while protecting against possible exploits and attacks.


  • 2+ years of IT administration experience with an emphasis on security
  • CompTIA Network+ certification is recommended
  • Knowledge about configuring IPs and VLANs

Required course materials: Self-paced CertPREP CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) Courseware.

Course objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain the different threat actors, vectors and intelligence sources associated with application and network attacks
  • Summarize authentication and authorization design concepts used in deployment and automation
  • Implement a variety of security solutions when given scenarios
  • Utilize appropriate data sources to support an investigation and apply mitigation techniques to secure the environment
  • Compare and contrast various controls and frameworks that impact organizational security

Part 1: Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities

  • Lesson 1: Comparing and Contrasting Different Types of Social Engineering Techniques
  • Lesson 2: Analyzing Potential Indicators to Determine the Type of Attack
  • Lesson 3: Analyzing Potential Indicators Associated with Application Attacks
  • Lesson 4: Analyzing Potential Indicators Associated with Network Attacks
  • Lesson 5: Understanding Different Threat Actors, Vectors and Intelligence Sources
  • Lesson 6: Understanding the Security Concerns Associated with Various types of Vulnerabilities
  • Lesson 7: Summarizing the Techniques Used in Security Assessments
  • Lesson 8: Understanding the Techniques Used in Penetration Testing

Part 2: Architecture and Design

  • Lesson 9: Understanding the Importance of Security Concepts in an Enterprise Environment
  • Lesson 10: Summarizing Virtualization and Cloud Computing Concepts
  • Lesson 11: Summarizing Secure Application Development, Deployment, and Automation Concepts
  • Lesson 12: Summarizing Authentication and Authorization Design Concepts
  • Lesson 13: Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience
  • Lesson 14: Understanding the Security Implications of Embedded and Specialized Systems
  • Lesson 15: Understanding the Importance of Physical Security Controls
  • Lesson 16: Summarizing the Basics of Cryptographic Concepts

Part 3: Implementation

  • Lesson 17: Implementing Secure Protocols
  • Lesson 18: Implementing Host or Application Security Solutions
  • Lesson 19: Implementing Secure Network Designs
  • Lesson 20: Installing and Configuring Wireless Security Settings
  • Lesson 21: Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions
  • Lesson 22: Applying Cybersecurity Solutions to the Cloud
  • Lesson 23: Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls
  • Lesson 24: Implementing Authentications and Authorization Solutions
  • Lesson 25: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure

Part 4: Operations and Incident Response

  • Lesson 26: Using the Appropriate Tools to Assess Organizational Security
  • Lesson 27: Summarizing the Importance of Policies, Processes, and Procedures for Incident Response
  • Lesson 28: Using Appropriate Data Sources to Support an Investigation
  • Lesson 29: Applying Mitigation Techniques or Controls to Secure an Environment
  • Lesson 30: Understanding the Key Aspects of Digital Forensics

Part 5: Governance, Risk, and Compliance

  • Lesson 31: Comparing and Contrasting the Various Types of Controls
  • Lesson 32: Understanding the Importance of Applicable Regulations, Standards, or Frameworks That Impact Organizational Security Posture
  • Lesson 33: Understanding the Importance of Policies to Organizational Security
  • Lesson 34: Summarizing Risk Management Processes and Concepts
  • Lesson 35: Understanding Privacy and Sensitive Data Concepts in Relation to Security

Student access for each license to the course content and resources for 6 months including:

  • All text, video, and end of lesson questions
  • Lab content (where available)
  • Practice Test
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