Assessing an Organization's Security

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CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) FAQs: Cost, Training, Value

What will you learn in this CompTIA security administration training?

This course teaches the knowledge and skills necessary to pass one of the most trusted professional cybersecurity certifications in the IT industry. You'll learn baseline security skills across a wide range of hardware and software combinations. You don't memorize things about one vendor – you learn to act as a competent associate cybersecurity administrator from this course.

Who should take this cybersecurity fundamentals course?

Security administrators are the obvious audience for this cybersecurity fundamentals course – especially if they're looking for certifications that can advance their career. Helpdesk managers and analysts should take this course too, not only can it move your career into cybersecurity, but you can learn basic techniques to keep systems and network locked down.

Is this training in cybersecurity administration associated with any certifications?

Yes, this is a CompTIA preparation course designed to help you get ready for the CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-601. This course doesn't just teach fundamental cybersecurity skills, it also covers the same learning objectives as the SY0-601: attacks, threats and vulnerabilities; architecture and design; implementation; operations and incident response; and governance, risk and compliance.

What certification should you consider after taking this course in network and device security management?

The Security+ from CompTIA will be within reach after this course, and many other certifications will be easier. This course teaches broadly applicable skills, so you may have to specialize your skills to prepare for a certification from a vendor like Microsoft, AWS or Cisco, but you'll have a bedrock of fundamental security knowledge.

Why should you take this CompTIA Security+ training?

You should take this Security+ course because CompTIA certifications do a lot more for a career than most. CompTIA focuses on transferable skills for IT professionals in certain positions regardless of equipment and set-up. Unlike other certs that restrict you to one OS or piece of hardware, this Security+ course prepares you for any cybersecurity task.
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