Cert Kit SY0-501: CompTIA Security+

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This CertKit will prepare the learner for the SY0-501 exam, which will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills necessary to secure systems, applications, networks, and devices; conduct threat analysis and countermeasure techniques; perform risk mitigation activities; and function with an awareness of the proper policies, laws, and regulations.


To ensure your success in this course, you should possess basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, and six to nine months’ experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are recommended.

Course outcome:

  • Identify the fundamental components of information security.
  • Identify various threats to information security.
  • Conduct security assessments to detect vulnerabilities.
  • Implement security for hosts and software.
  • Implement security for networks.
  • Manage identity and access.
  • Implement cryptographic solutions in the organization.
  • Implement security at the operational level.
  • Address security incidents.
  • Ensure the continuity of business operations in the event of an incident.

Who should attend:

This course is targeted toward the information technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS, Unix, or Linux; and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics; preparing for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination; or using Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

Module overview:

  • E-learning courses:
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: The Present Threat Landscape
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Types Of Malware
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Social Engineering And Related Attacks
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Application And Service Attacks
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Cryptographic And Wireless Attacks
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Penetration Testing And Vulnerability Scanning
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Impacts From Vulnerability Types
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Components Supporting Organizational Security
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Security Assessment Using Software Tools
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Cryptography
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Public Key Infrastructure
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Wireless Security Settings
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Analyzing Output From Security Technologies
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Deploying Mobile Devices Securely
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Implementing Secure Protocols
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Troubleshooting Common Security Issues
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Identity Concepts And Access Services
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Identity And Access Management Controls
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Common Account Management Practices
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Frameworks, Guidelines, And Physical Security
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Implement Secure Network Architecture Concepts
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Secure System And Application Design And Deployment
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Cloud, Virtualization, And Resiliency Concepts
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Policies, Plans, And Procedures
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Business Impact Analysis And Risk Management
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Incident Response, Forensics, And Disaster Recovery
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    • 310+ Questions
  • Online Mentor
  • Tips & Tricks
PlatformOperating SystemBrowser
Chrome 39 Firefox 34 Internet Explorer 10 and 11 Safari 8
PC W7 x86 X X X
W7 x64 X X X
W8.1 x86 X X X
W8.1 x64 X X X
MAC OSX 10.9 X X X
OSX 10.10 X X X
LINUX Linux x86 X X
Linux x64 X X
Surface Pro Windows 8 X X X
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Safari 8 Android Chrome 39 Internet Explorer RT Internet Explorer 11
iPad* IOS 8 X X
iPhone 5 or higher* IOS 8 X X
iPhone 4* IOS 7 X X
Android Tablet* 4.0 or higher X X
Android Phone* 4.0 or higher X X
Lumia 920 or higher* Windows Phone 8.1 X
Surface Windows RT X

*Online use only with these devices

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  • We no longer support XP