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CompTIA Security+

If you’re looking to strengthen your competency in system security, network infrastructure, access control and organisational security, then the CompTIA Security+ certification is for you


Enhance your skillset

Examines access control, identity management, cryptography, mitigation and deterrent techniques to address network attacks and vulnerabilities, and new concerns over cloud computing, BYOD and SCADA

Boost your career

The certification designates skilled professionals in the field of security - one of the fastest growing fields in the technology world today

Great earnings

With an average salary starting at £42,500 per year this certification helps you embark on a financially lucrative career path

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Salary Projection

Average salary after completing

Average Salary
IT Support Technician
Average Salary
You can earn
Average Salary
IT Director
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You can earn an average of £40,100.00 a year

Salaries are up 7% for cyber security specialists in the past year, averaging at £57,000 per year

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If you’re keen to learn the intricacies in access control, identity management, and cryptography, then the CompTIA Security+ certification is perfect for you.

CompTIA Security+ certification covers network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities as well as application, data and host security.

The Security+ certification will prove that you have the skills to secure a network and deter hackers.


Your quick course guide

Certification: CompTIA Security+

Study time: 30-40 hours

Vendor: CompTIA

Provider: Skillsoft

Student support: StudentCare™ and expert mentors

Prerequisites: Two+ years of networking experience, knowledge of TCP/IP + CompTIA Network+ recommended

Assessment:  1 x 90 minute exam, 90 questions

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Network engineer, support technician, telecoms support engineer, network design, network administrators or IT managers

Included in your modules

Common threats
System hardening and application security
Network infrastructure attacks and mitigation 
Network security tools and wireless LAN security
Access controls, authentication and assessment
Cryptography and PKI organisational security

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