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CompTIA Security+ Courses

CompTIA Security+ training courses, labs and certification exams

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Availability and prices of CompTIA Security+ courses

CompTIA Security+ online courses (e-learning)

In this showcase you will find a selection of online training courses and self-study material (eBook) concerning CompTIA Security+ certification. 
If you do not see a specific CompTIA Security+ course, CompTIA Security+ exam or a specific exam version, please contact us.

CompTIA Security+ Virtual Labs and Practice Test

In this showcase you will be able to purchase a selection of official CompTIA Security+ exam preparation material and tools.
To better prepare for the final certification exam, you can purchase the CompTIA Security+ Virtual Labs and the official Practice Test to simulate the real exam experience.

CompTIA Security+ online exam

In this showcase you will be able to purchase CompTIA Security+ exam voucher only to take the online exam through Pearson VUE, in test centers or in online modality.

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for CompTIA Security+ courses and exams


What is CompTIA Security+?


CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized certification in the CompTIA cybersecurity field. It verifies basic vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills, making it an essential stepping stone to start and grow a successful career in the field of IT and cybersecurity. This trusted credential not only validates your foundational understanding of information security but also demonstrates your competence in addressing various security challenges and implementing effective security measures.
With the CompTIA Security+ cert in your arsenal, you gain a competitive edge in the job market, as employers recognize and value the expertise and versatility that this certification brings to their organizations. Whether you're a seasoned professional looking to enhance your skills or an aspiring newcomer seeking a rewarding career in IT, CompTIA Security+ serves as a crucial validation of your abilities and dedication to information security excellence. 


CompTIA Security+ training and certification course


Why CompTIA Security+?

There are several reasons to choose CompTIA Security+ certification: 

  • CompTIA Security+ is the most chosen certification than any other by corporations and defense to validate essential security skills and meet DoD 8570 compliance. 
  • CompTIA Security+ is the only core cybersecurity certification that emphasized practical skills and ensures that security professionals are better prepared to tackle today’s broader complex problems. 
  • More job roles turn to CompTIA Security+ to supplement basic cybersecurity skills to protect systems, software and hardware 
  • CompTIA Security+ is aligned to the latest trends and technologies and covers key technical skills in risk assessment and management, incident response, forensics, enterprise networking, hybrid/cloud operations and security controls to ensure high performance on the job. 

Calculate your potential salary with CompTIA Security+ certification with the salary calculator.


What is CompTIA Security+ useful for?

The Security+ certification level of Comptia is is recommended as the first security certification to earn. It covers the core knowledge for necessary for any cybersecurity role and provides a steppingstone to mid-level cybersecurity jobs. CompTIA Security+ incorporates best practices in practical troubleshooting and ensures candidates gained the security problem-solving skills to: 

  • Assess the security posture of the organization's environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions 
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT 
  • Understand applicable laws and regulations, including governance, risk and compliance principles 
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents 

Discover if CompTIA Security+ certification is the right choice for your career path. 


How can I study for CompTIA Security+ exam?

iLEARN provides a selection of training options and exam material to prepare for CompTIA Security+ exam:

  • E-Learning (self-paced): training provided through an online learning management system from anywhere and anytime
  • Self-study material: electronic material (eBook - CompTIA Study Guide) to be studied autonomously
  • Virtual Labs: virtual laboratory environments designed to address practical and performance-based aspects of th exam preparation
  • Practice Tests (mock exam): CompTIA Security+ practice test is an adaptable and realistic practice test experience that works well as a follow-up to other training as it really diagnoses the knowledge gaps and then trains in the areas of weakness

Read this CompTIA article to get some tips on how to handle the exam preparation journey.


What is the latest CompTIA Security+ version?

The latest version of CompTIA Security+ certification is CompTIA Security+ SY0-701. 

Updates to CompTIA Security+ reflect skills relevant to cybersecurity job roles and prepare candidates to be more proactive in preventing the next attack. To combat these emerging threats, IT professionals must be able to: 

  • Help identify attacks and vulnerabilities and mitigate them before they penetrate IS 
  • Understand secure virtualization, secure application deployment, and automation concepts 
  • Identify and implement the best protocols and encryption 
  • Understand the importance of compliance 


CompTIA Security+ certification renewal

CompTIA Security+ certificate expires three years from the date a candidate earned it and it must be renewed before its expiration date, through the CompTIA Continuing Education (CE) Program. In order to renew the certificate, candidate must:

  • Complete a CertMaster CE (online self-paced CE course) OR
  • Collect at least 50 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Learn more about the CompTIA Continuing Education Program.

Details about CompTIA Security+ course


CompTIA Security+ training has the aim of proving that a candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:  

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions 
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT 
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance 
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents 

Who it is aimed at

  • Security Administrator 
  • Systems Administrator 
  • Helpdesk Manager / Analyst 
  • Network / Cloud Engineer 
  • Security Engineer / Analyst 
  • DevOps / Software Developer 
  • IT Auditors 
  • IT Project Manager 


  • Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities - Threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities on the Internet from newer custom devices that require mitigation, such as: B. IoT and embedded devices, recent DDoS attacks and current-event-based social engineering attacks .  
  • Architecture and Design - The reach of the enterprise environment and its reliance on the cloud, which is rapidly increasing as the enterprise transitions to a hybrid network.  
  • Implementation - Focus on managing identity, access management, PKI, basic cryptography, wireless and end-to-end security.  
  • Operations and Incident Response – Includes organizational security assessments and incident response procedures such as: B. Basic threat detection, risk mitigation techniques, security controls, and basic digital forensics.  
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance – Enhancements to support organizational risk management and compliance with regulations such as PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA, GDPR, FISMA, NIST and CCPA. 


In order to access CompTIA Security+ course and exam, candidates are recommended to have: 

  • CompTIA Network+ certificate 
  • At least two years of experience in security-focused IT administration 


  • Online course duration: 12 months access 
  • Self-study material: 12 months access 



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CompTIA Security+ official certificate 

Exam language

English, Japanese, Vietnamese, Portuguese

Exam format

  • Exam code: SY0-701 
  • Multiple choice and performance-based exam (PBQs: Performance-based questions are exam items designed to test a candidate’s ability to solve problems in real-world settings and are delivered as either simulations or within virtual environments) 
  • Maximum of 90 questions  
  • Passing score 750 (on a scale of 100-900) 
  • Testing provider: Person Vue (Testing Center or Online Testing). For more information about exams with Pearson Vue please visit this page
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