CompTIA’s Security+ Preparation Course

Image of a shield with a lockThe Computer & Network Cyber Security CompTIA’s Security+ Certification Preparation Course is designed to be completed in six months as a self-paced online course. The objective of the course is prepare the student to take the CompTIA Security_ exam.

Provide students with the necessary understanding and abilities to apply network security fundamentals and methods. Upon completion of this online course a student should be able to take the CompTIA’s 2008 Security+ certification exam.

Course description:

This course delivers a comprehensive overview of network security, including general security concepts. Communication security is studied, including remote access, e-mail, the Web, directory and file transfer, and wireless data. Common network attacks are introduced. Cryptography basics are incorporated, and operational/organizational security is discussed as it relates to physical security, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Computer forensics is introduced. Upon completion of this online course a student should be able to take the CompTIA’s 2008 Security+ certification exam.

Specific topic coverage includes:

  • Introduction to Security
  • System Threats and Risks
  • Protecting Systems
  • Network Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • Network Defenses
  • Wireless Network Security
  • Access Control Fundamentals
  • Authentication
  • Performing Vulnerability Assessments
  • Conducting Security Audits
  • Basic Cryptography
  • Applying Cryptography
  • Business Continuity Planning and Procedures
  • Policies and Legislation

Cost: $650 for the course, textbook, and student resources. This allows the student six months to complete. A three month extension is available for $50.

Financial Aid or Payment Plans available

How to Enroll In This Program

Contact the ENMU-Ruidoso Community Education Department Coordinator Coda Omness directly to discuss the opportunities and enrollment process for this highly sought-after and timely educational program.

Coda Omness, 575-257-2120 or email: Coda.omness@enmu.edu