CompTIA: Network+ & Security+ with Exams - San Francisco State University
IT and Software Development

CompTIA: Network+ & Security+ with Exams

125 Hours
3 Months

A Network+ & Security+ with Exams job involves the design, implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of computer networks and security systems. This role is responsible for ensuring the security and reliability of the network and its components. The job includes working with various vendors, products, and technologies to ensure the network is safe from outside threats. The individual must have a comprehensive understanding of networking concepts, security best practices, and related technologies. Additionally, the individual should be certified in CompTIA Network+ and Security+ and should have the ability to pass related certification exams.

Upon completion of this course, the student will have learned proficiency in:
• Risk management
• Security assessment and potential threats
• Physical security components
• Cryptography
• Security in the Cloud
• Identity Access
• Recovery planning

CompTIA Network + (N10-007)
Chapter 01 – Understanding Risk Management
• Understanding Business and Industry Influences
• Policies and Procedures
• Risk Mitigation and Control
• Business Continuity Planning

Chapter 02 – Network and Security Components and Architecture
• Physical and Virtual Network
• Application and Protocol Level Security
• Advanced Network Design
• Network Solutions for Data Flow
• Secure Baselines of Networking and Security Components
• Advanced Configuration of Network Devices

Chapter 03 – Implementing Advanced Authentication and Cryptographic Techniques
• Understanding Authentication and Authorization Concepts
• Cryptographic Techniques
• Cryptographic Implementations

Chapter 04 – Implementing Security for Systems, Applications, and Storage
• Security for Host Devices
• Mobile Device Security
• Software Security Controls

Chapter 05 – Implementing Security for Cloud and Virtualization Technologies
• Cloud and Virtualization Technology
• Securing Remote Access and Collaboration

Chapter 06 – Utilizing Security Assessments and Incident Response
• Security Assessments
• Security Assessment Tools
• Incident Response and Recovery

CompTIA Security + (SY0-501)
Chapter 01 – Identifying Security Fundamentals
• Identify Information Security Concepts
• Identify Basic Security Controls
• Identify Basic Authentication and Authorization Concepts
• Identify Basic Cryptography Concepts

Chapter 02 – Analyzing Risk
• Analyze Organizational Risk
• Analyze the Business Impact of Risk

Chapter 03 – Identifying Security Threats
• Identify Types of Attackers
• Identify Social Engineering Attacks
• Identify Malware
• Identify Software-Based Threats
• Identify Network-Based Threats
• Identify Wireless Threats
• Identify Physical Threats

Chapter 04 – Conducting Security Assessments
• Identify Vulnerabilities
• Assess Vulnerabilities
• Implement Penetration Testing

Chapter 05 – Implementing Host and Software Security
• Implement Host Security
• Implement Cloud and Virtualization Security
• Implement Mobile Device Security
• Incorporate Security in the Software Development Lifecycle

Chapter 06 – Implementing Network Security
• Configure Network Security Technologies
• Secure Network Design Elements
• Implement Secure Networking Protocols and Services
• Secure Wireless Traffic

Chapter 07 – Managing Identity and Access
• Implement Identity and Access Management
• Configure Directory Services
• Configure Access Services
• Manage Accounts

Chapter 08 – Implementing Cryptography
• Identify Advanced Cryptography Concepts
• Select Cryptographic Algorithms
• Configure a Public Key Infrastructure
• Enroll Certificates
• Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
• Revoke Certificates

Chapter 09 – Implementing Operational Security
• Evaluate Security Frameworks and Guidelines
• Incorporate Documentation in Operational Security
• Implement Security Strategies
• Manage Data Security Processes
• Implement Physical Controls

Chapter 10 – Addressing Security Issues
• Troubleshoot Common Security Issues
• Respond to Security Incidents Incident Response
• Investigate Security Incidents

Chapter 11 – Ensuring Business Continuity
• Select Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Processes
• Develop a Business Continuity Plan

All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

Internet Connection
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
Hardware Requirements
• Processor – 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory – 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

Software Requirements
• Operating Systems – Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
• Internet Browsers – Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
• Adobe PDF Reader

CompTIA’s Network+ and Security+ certifications are highly sought after qualifications by employers in the IT industry. As a result, those with these certifications often enjoy higher salaries and more job opportunities.

The Network+ and Security+ certifications are two of the most recognized certifications in the IT industry. Earning one or both of these certifications demonstrates the knowledge and skills needed to troubleshoot, configure, and secure networks and systems. Additionally, these certifications can help validate a professional’s ability to work with new technologies and tools.

The Network+ and Security+ certifications also provide potential employers with a reliable and trusted form of validation for an individual’s IT knowledge and skills. Employers can easily verify the qualifications of a potential job applicant by checking for any of the recognized CompTIA certifications.

The Network+ and Security+ certifications are also beneficial for those seeking to advance in their current IT careers. With these certifications, individuals can demonstrate their ability to learn and take on new challenges. This can help lead to promotions and greater responsibilities, which often come with a higher salary.

Finally, the exams associated with these certifications are rigorous and challenging. This can help ensure that those with the certifications

Relevancy – With annual reviews and enhancements, this program guarantees accurate and relevant curriculum that meets employer requirements for the knowledge and skills demanded to successfully enter the workforce.
Career Readiness – Our Career Kit is designed to provide students with the practical tools they’ll need to help find a job once they have completed training and earned their certification. With our Career Kit, students are sure to impress! Using our practical templates and prompts, students can present their BEST self to future employers.
Curriculum Format – We believe career training should be engaging and fun, not exhausting, and boring. To achieve this, we have developed our program with a mix of formats including reading material, video lectures, procedure videos, interactive activities and games, knowledge check ins, and section assessments. By incorporating a balanced mixture of interactivity, engagement, and comprehension testing, this program ensures a well-rounded experience for students that will not only fully prepare them to enter the workforce but also provide a fun, entertaining way to learn. With real-life procedure videos, students are provided a combination of comprehensive instructions, visual and auditory demonstrations, and hands-on practice exercises.

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With our programs, you can learn and study at your own pace with access 24/7/365 for the duration of your program. This means you can learn on your own terms and work around your own schedule.
Our online training comes with access to real, live support personnel that will help you through every step from our admissions adviser who will assist you with selecting the right training for you, to our student adviser who will be there with you during your entire training journey.
We have tailored our programs to provide comprehensive training in the technical and soft skills employers are looking for. With direct input and feedback from industry leaders and hiring managers, our program aligns with exactly what you need to successfully enter the workforce.
Our career training not only gives you the knowledge you need but preparation for the certification exams relevant to your desired career path. If you are pursuing an exciting new career in a field with a national certification, our program will both prepare you to sit for the exam but will often include a voucher for the exam cost.
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Our training programs have been developed with real learners and professionals in mind, so our programs incorporate real-world case studies and virtual simulations that will provide examples and interactions with real-life situations you may encounter during your career. These allow you to learn by experience with circumstances similar to what will be your daily responsibilities on the job.
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Our training curriculum was developed with you in mind, looking at modern day learners and their needs. Our curriculum contains a mix of formats including reading, listening, watching, and interacting that will immerse you into a fun and engaging learning experience you will not only enjoy but not want to end.

Program Description

In today’s world of complex IT systems and technologies it is essential that IT professionals and those new to IT are able to demonstrate how to use and understand vendor products and software. With this complete course, offered by our accredited school partners, you can develop your practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. Using the ease and convenience of the Internet you are provided with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully install, operate and troubleshoot a small branch office network.

Brand new CompTIA Network+ 007 Certification is a worldwide recognized qualification which validates the skills of networking professionals. The qualification recognizes a technician’s ability to describe the features and functions of network components and to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure.
This course makes sure the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to implement a defined network architecture with basic network security. Furthermore, a successful candidate will be able to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot network devices using appropriate network tools and understand the features and purpose of network technologies. Candidates will be able to make basic solution recommendations, analyze network traffic, and be familiar with common protocols and media types.

This course includes an exam voucher for CompTIA Network + Exam!

CompTIA Network +
Lesson 01 – Network Theory
Lesson 02- Bounded Network Media
Lesson 03- Unbounded Network Media
Lesson 04- Network Implementations
Lesson 05- TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery
Lesson 06- Routing
Lesson 07- TCP/IP Services
Lesson 08- WAN Infrastructure
Lesson 09- Cloud and Virtualization Technologies
Lesson 10- Network Security Basics
Lesson 11- Preventing Security Breaches
Lesson 12- Responding to Security Incidents
Lesson 13- Remote Networking
Lesson 14- Network Management
Lesson 15- Troubleshooting Network Issues
Lesson 16 – Planning and Implementing a SOHO Network

CompTIA Security +
Lesson 01 – Security Fundamentals
Lesson 02- Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Lesson 03- Managing Data, Application, and Host Security
Lesson 04 – Implementing Network Security
Lesson 05 – Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
Lesson 06 – Managing Certificates
Lesson 07 – Implementing Compliance and Operational Security
Lesson 08 – Risk Management
Lesson 09 – Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents
Lesson 10 – Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!

This program is targeted at individuals and professionals seeking entry level training in network administration and security systems. With this introductory program learners will gain the knowledge to obtain the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certification credentials.
Upon completion of this course, the student will have learned proficiency in: • Risk management • Security assessment and potential threats • Physical security components • Cryptography • Security in the Cloud • Identity Access • Recovery planning
This course provides students with qualified support professionals to guide them through their learning experience. The student support team is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and registration or enrollment questions. Support advisers also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.
Though you are provided a full 6 months access to your program, the average completion time is only 3 months!


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Online courses are accessible 24/7/365 and self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own pace on your own schedule. They can be taken from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Classroom courses have a set schedule of the days and times the courses will be held, and you must attend during those specific times.

Find out if online learning is right for you by contacting our team of registration advisers. Our team is available to answer any of your questions about taking an online course before you commit to enrolling. We will walk you through what to expect to ensure you are making the right decision. You can contact a registration adviser today via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

No, you are not required to have a diploma or higher education degree to enroll in an online course. However, some occupations may require minimum educational thresholds for employment or certification. For more information on your desired career requirements, please contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

To take an online course, you will need to have access to an internet connection and an internet ready device such as a laptop, PC, or tablet. For course specific requirements, please visit the course page or contact a registration adviser today.

Our courses are developed with multiple formats including text, audio, video, and interactivity. Our courses also include multiple resources and tools which can include flashcards, games, activities, and more.

No, you can take the online courses from anywhere in the world.

We participate in several financial assistance options including third party funding, both military and non-military. To request more information on the financial assistance options available and check your eligibility, contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

Duration is the amount of time you will receive access to your course. Durations vary by course and range between 1 month and 12 months. If you complete your course before your duration ends you will continue to have access to your course until the duration period ends.

Many of our career training programs include certification vouchers. This means that at the successful completion of your course, at no additional charge, you will receive an exam voucher for the corresponding industry certification. This voucher will allow you to register and sit for the appropriate certification exam to obtain your industry credential.

Our online courses are open enrollment, so you can start immediately. If you are using any third-party funding to cover your course tuition, your start date may be a future date determined by your funding program.

Once enrolled, you will be assigned a client adviser who will provide you with customer and technical support. Your client adviser will supply you with your course access information, any needed materials, and be available to answer any questions you have during your training experience. They will regularly check-in with you to monitor your progress and assist you with staying on track. You will also be assigned to a course mentor who will provide curriculum support throughout your training. Your mentor is available to answer any questions you have on your course curriculum, will monitor your progress and understanding of the curriculum, and may give assignments or quizzes.

If you experience any trouble accessing your course including technical issues or lost login credentials, please contact your client adviser at San Francisco State University.

Our goal for students is to successfully complete their training course and achieve their career goals. We understand that extenuating circumstances can interfere with your ability to complete your course in the duration given. Because of this we have free or low-cost extensions available for our courses upon request. To discuss or request an extension please contact your client adviser at San Francisco State University.

Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.