Learn about Security+
CompTIA Security+ training from New Horizons provides an excellent introduction to the security field and is typically a better entry point than jumping right into an advanced security program. With Security+, you’ll build a solid foundation of knowledge that you can build upon—helping you advance your career in the months and years to come.
Why get the CompTIA Security+ certification?
CompTIA Security+ is a respected, vendor-neutral certification whose credential holders are recognized as possessing knowledge and expertise in multiple security-related disciplines. IT professionals who obtain the certification possess expertise in areas such as threat management, cryptography, identity management, security systems, security risk identification, network access control, and security infrastructure. The CompTIA Security+ credential is also approved by the U.S. Department of Defense to meet Directive 8570.01-M requirements. As such, the CompTIA Security+ certification qualifies you for an entry-level job in the IT security field. Often, it is mandatory for various positions in many companies and organizations, especially government agencies. Learn more here.
Is Security+ right for me?
Whether your goal is to become Security+ certified for your job, to prove your basic knowledge of security concepts or to gain more knowledge to secure your network, expert training from New Horizons is the perfect solution.
This course is intended for students wishing to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam. The qualification is aimed primarily at networking professionals, but because security is vital to all levels and job roles within an organization, it will also benefit PC support analysts, application developers and senior managers in accounting, sales, product development and marketing. Job titles that Security+ graduates typically pursue include Security Architect, Security Engineer, Security Consultant, Security Specialist, Security or Systems Administrator.
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What do you learn in Security+?
Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn to:
- Identify the fundamental concepts of computer security
- Identify security threats and vulnerabilities
- Manage data, application, and host security
- Implement network security
- Identify and implement access control and account management security measures
- Manage certificates
- Identify and implement compliance and operational security measures
- Manage risk
- Troubleshoot and manage security incidents
- Plan for business continuity and disaster recovery
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Learn more about CompTIA Cybersecurity certifications and courses
CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)
CompTIA CySA+ training from New Horizons provides an excellent intermediate step in the security field. With CySA+, you’ll build on your solid foundational knowledge—helping you advance your career in the months and years to come. As attackers have learned to evade traditional signature-based solutions such as firewalls, an analytics-based approach within the IT security industry is increasingly important for most organizations. The behavioral analytics skills covered by CySA+ identify and combat malware, and advanced persistent threats (APTs), resulting in enhanced threat visibility across a broad attack surface.
CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner
CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification training from New Horizons Learning Group can provide you with the skills necessary to become CASP certified and ready for an advanced career in IT security. This course is intended for IT professionals who have the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. Students should have a minimum of 10 years of experience, including at least 5 years of hands-on, technical security experience.
CompTIA Security+ training from New Horizons Learning Group provides an excellent introduction to the security field and is typically a better entry point than jumping right into an advanced security program. With Security+, you’ll build a solid foundation of knowledge that you can build upon—helping you advance your career in the months and years to come. Whether your goal is to become Security+ certified for your job, to prove your basic knowledge of security concepts or to gain more knowledge to secure your network, expert training from New Horizons is the perfect solution. Security+ certification candidates must pass one exam. Although not required, it is strongly recommended that candidates possess their A+ and Network+ Certifications.
Certified Network Defender (CND)
CND is the world’s most advanced network defense course that covers 14 of the most current network security domains any individuals will ever want to know when they are planning to protect, detect, and respond to the network attacks.
The course contains hands-on labs, based on major network security tools and to provide network administrators real world expertise on current network security technologies and operations.