Center for Cybersecurity

CompTIA Security+

Passing your CompTIA Security+ exam indicates that you possess the knowledge and skill to install, configure and secure applications, networks and devices. This course reviews each of the six exam domains and tackles the tough performance-based questions through a series of hands-on labs.


Cybersecurity training class in computer lab

Instructors look for competence and confidence during practice tests and drills so you can wisely invest your study time and earn the points you need to pass.

Students will have up to two weeks before the course starts to prepare for the course online followed by five days of in-class instruction.

  • Recommended Background: At least 2 years of professional IT experience in system administration and networking or similar experience and networking certification (CompTIA Network+, Cisco CCENT, CCNA); or Associate in Science degree or higher in network support, cybersecurity, information technology (technical or engineering emphasis).

December 11-13, 16-17, 2019

  • Length of Completion: 38 Contact Hours (in-class)
  • Learning Setting: Hybrid (online and face-to-face)
  • Target Audience: Entry-level IT and cyber professionals (2+ years of experience); college and university students and recent graduates with degrees in information technology, cybersecurity, and related areas
  • Instructor: Guy Garrett
  • CEUs: 3.8, CPEs: 45.6

Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Center for Cybersecurity
Tuition: $2,500.00  
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NIST NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework Mapping

The course addresses cybersecurity work roles as identified in NIST’s Special Publication 800-181, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Cybersecurity Work Roles and Categories:

  • Technical Support Specialist (OM-STS-001)
  • System Administrator (OM-ADM-001)
  • Network Operations Specialist (OM-NET-001)
  • Security Control Assessor (SP-RSK-002)
  • Information Systems Security Manager (OV-MGT-001)