TestOut Security Pro - CompTIA Security+


TestOut Security Pro prepares students for TestOut's Security Pro certification exam and CompTIA's Security+ SY0-501 certification exam. Students learn how to secure a corporate network using a layered security model.

Learn using the TestOut online simulator that replicates $35,000 of computer hardware and software and challenges students with real-world scenarios. Students who complete the course are prepared with both the knowledge and skills they need to be a successful IT security administrator.

TestOut Security Pro teaches students how to properly secure a network using a layered security model. Students learn about and then build a secure network starting with physical security measures and progressing all the way down to data defences, just as they would on the job.

Throughout the course students gain experience with multiple operating systems and interfaces including Windows 10, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, iOS, Cisco CLI (routers and switches), Cisco Net Security Appliance, and Linux CLI.

Skills Covered:
- Access control and identity management
- Windows
- Linux
- Cryptography
- Policies, procedures and awareness
- Physical security
- Perimeter defences
- Network defences
- Host defences
- Application defences
- Data defences
- Assessments and audits

TestOut Security Pro includes practice exams for the TestOut Security Pro certification exam and CompTIA's Security+ SY0-501 certification exam. Students can build their confidence and testing acumen by practicing as many times as they like.

Includes: Simulation labs: 78, Video lessons: 142, Demonstrations: 109, Text lessons: 135, Section quizzes: 106, Exam questions: 1,037, Certification practice exams: 2

Because these labs are hosted online, you can practice whenever, wherever, and as often as you like.

  • Students should have a good understanding of networking concepts with work experience as an IT professional. This is not a beginners course.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.



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Continuous enrolments for self-paced online learning
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