CompTIA Security+

The CompTIA Security+ certification path teaches you the fundamental concepts of information security. You'll learn how to configure and operate many different technical security controls over the course of the training.

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Introduction to Cryptography

30 minutes

Build a baseline of cryptography knowledge as you progress through this nine-video course covering essential cryptography concepts and use cases.

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Security Technologies and Tools

1 hour, 0 minutes

Explore the uses of common information security technology and tools as you progress through this nine-video introductory course.

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Introduction to Security Assessments

33 minutes

Learn about penetration testing and vulnerability scanning as well as the importance of assessing the impact vulnerabilities can have on organizations.

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Threats and Threat Actors

1 hour, 0 minutes

Build your knowledge of popular threats, including malware and social engineering as well as application, wireless and cryptographic attacks.

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Introduction to Security Controls

17 minutes

Get an overview of common security control categories and types, and learn about important concepts such as data sanitation and data sensitivity.

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Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

12 minutes

Learn the planning, procedures and concepts that go into business continuity and disaster recovery in this introductory course.

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Incident Response and Forensics

10 minutes

Explore the how an incident response plan works and learn the basic concepts related to digital forensics in this four-video introductory course.

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Risk Management Concepts

23 minutes

Learn the key concepts related to risk management, including policies and procedures, business impact analysis, and threat and risk assessments.

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PKI Basics

11 minutes

Explore the basics of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), including public and private keys and important concepts related to digital certificates.

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Identification and AAA

16 minutes

Learn about one of the most important information security concepts related to access management: identification, authentication, authorization and accounting (IAAA).

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Physical Security

9 minutes

Discover how common physical and environment security controls relate to information security in this brief overview course.

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Resiliency and Automation

9 minutes

Learn important terminology and concepts related to information security resiliency and automation in this brief overview course.

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Virtualization and Cloud Security

10 minutes

Explore the basics of virtualization and cloud security, including key cloud terminology, cloud storage concepts and commonly used as-a-service models.

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Software and Application Security

23 minutes

Learn the basics of secure software and application development, including secure staging, secure coding techniques, and code quality and testing.

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Hardware and OS Security

16 minutes

Gain an entry-level understanding of essential hardware, firmware and operating system security concepts in this three-video introductory course.

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Secure Network Design

14 minutes

Lean the basics of designing secure networks, from an overview of network topologies to foundational security concepts such as segmentation and isolation.

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Security Frameworks

7 minutes

Gain an entry-level understanding of security frameworks and how different organizations use them to secure their systems in this overview course.

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Access Control Fundamentals

21 minutes

Explore the essential concepts of access control in this four-video course covering access control models, implementation, concepts and enforcement.