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Despite the presence of firewalls, encryption, and corporate edicts, theft and destruction of digital property take place. As organizations scramble to upgrade information security measures, the need for a well-trained workforce to effectively combat hackers has never been more apparent. The CompTIA Security+ certification is a globally recognized, vendor-neutral credential for foundation-level security practitioners. Security+ certified individuals earn salaries ranging from $50K-$100K according to PayScale.com.
Microtrain offers certified instructors, in-classroom instruction, supplemental training materials and the MicroTrain Exam Pass Guarantee.
Who benefits from Security+ certification?
- Anyone looking to enter the IT security field
- Anyone in the IT industry looking to stay competitive and advance their career by gaining knowledge and certification
- Anyone who completed CompTIA A+ and Network+ and is looking to continue on the certification path
- Anyone looking to lay the foundation for more advanced, vendor-specific security certifications
About this Course
Upon successful completion of this 5-day course, students will be able to:
- Measure and weigh risk
- Monitor and diagnose networks
- Understand devices and infrastructure
- Manage access control, authentication, and authorization
- Protect wireless networks
- Secure the Cloud
- Understand host, data, and application security
- Understand cryptography
- Combat malware, vulnerabilities, and threats
- Understand social engineering and other foes
- Master Security Administration
- Enact disaster recovery and incident response
WIOA Approved Training Program
Exam: CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone to an IT security career.
The Logistics of Your Exam
- The cost of the exam is an additional $339
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Review CompTIA Certification Exam Policies prior to taking your exam
|Number of Questions||Maximum of 90|
|Passing Score||750 (out of 900)|
|Types of Questions||
|Length of Test||90 minutes|
|Exam Results||Provided immediately|
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I attended a resume writing seminar & conducted mock phone interviews with a Microtrain career counselor. These two activities gave me a leg up on distinguishing myself from all the other people looking for work. Since the career counselor's at Microtrain had a track record of getting people hired, their insight and positive past experiences helped me tremendously in getting hired with a Cisco Voice Systems Integrator in the Chicago area. I was hired as a Cisco Voice Tech Engineer with a starting salary of $65,000 / year with a Cisco voice systems reseller located in the Chicagoland area. Microtrain was very instramental in making this a reality. From expediting my WIA grant, to providing excellent hands-on training from knowledgable instructors I was able to achieve becoming certified with my CCNP. Microtrain's career services was the final catalyst in connecting me with this company by communicating with them on my behalf and with me in setting up the interview. One week later and I was hired. No joke. Thanks Microtrain!
Very thorough, good mix of lecture and lab work. Al is great! Keeps classes interesting and supplements required test material with need-to-know items from real world experience.
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Student Employment Success - Project/Process Manager
My Career Services Manager was very friendly and helpful and had excellent follow-up. She seemed to really care how things were going and kept me moving in the right direction. The resources available in job search were great and the visibility that there were jobs out there looking for my skillset was promising. Additionally, the training, as well as having an updated resume stating the Microtrain course work I had taken made me feel more confident and marketable as I looked for employment. It showed that I was dedicated and took project management and process management seriously.
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