Duration Time
80 days


Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT.

Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in:
Network security
Compliance and operational security
Threats and vulnerabilities
Application, data and host security
Access control and identity management
Security+ not only ensures that candidates will apply knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents, it ensures that security personnel are anticipating security risks and guarding against them.


Module 01: Mitigating threats
Module 02: Cryptography
Module 03: Authentication
Module 04: User- and role-based security
Module 05: Peripheral security
Module 06: Public key infrastructure
Module 07: Application and messaging security
Module 08: Ports and protocols
Module 09: Network security
Module 10: Wireless security
Module 11: Remote access security
Module 12: Vulnerability testing and monitoring
Module 13: Organizational security
Module 14: Business continuity

It is recommended to have A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months experience in networking, including experience configuring and managing TCP/IP. Although not required, students might find it helpful to obtain foundational information from introductory operating system administration courses.