CompTIA: Security+ (Security Specialist)

Part Time

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions. Get the knowledge and skills to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks and devices. Get up to date with the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and intrusion detection.

Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. You will learn how to address security incidents – not just identify them.

Entrance Requirements

Completion of the CompTIA A+ and Network+ qualifications is recommended

Career Opportunities

Successful learners can enter a variety of positions in IT such as:

  • Security administrator
  • Security specialist
  • Systems administrator
  • Security engineer
  • Network administrator
  • Security consultant
  • Junior IT auditor
Course Outline
  • Threats, attacks and vulnerabilities
  • Identity and access management
  • Technologies and tools
  • Risk management
  • Architecture and design
  • Cryptography and PKI
Accreditation and Certification

UniCollege prepares you to write the external CompTIA Security+ exam by first writing an internal exam we set. If you pass the internal UniCollege exam, you receive the UniCollege Short Programme Certificate in Security Specialist.

On passing the external CompTIA exam, you receive your internationally recognised CompTIA Security+ certification.

Course Factsheet