CompTIA Security+ Certification - Only 3 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your Security+ course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be Security+ certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Security+ trained in record time
  2. Our Security+ course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Security+ first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more Security+. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn Security+ faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying Security+ with the best. We have won the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) "Training Company of the Year" a record three times. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 61,467 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Security+ courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 61,467 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.39% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"Very well organised, great facilities"
Timothy McGrath. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (10/11/2016 to 12/11/2016)

"Great environment for learning - no distractions."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"A friendly and knowledgeable instructor that zipped us through the course leading to a very happy pass!"
K.M, Premier Systems IT. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"Very concentrated learning but Firebrand teach you exactly what you need to know. "
J.D, Virgin Media. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"Training with Firebrand gave me a strong grounding and understanding of all aspects of the course, and introduced me to everything I needed to know in order to achieve this qualification in a short period of time. The instructor was excellent in his teaching, and very supportive to course attendees. The staff at the facility are friendly and helpful, and my stay there was comfortable and pleasant."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"A great place to learn fast."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"Enjoyed my time training, need to be prepared for a lot of hard work but you get the results if you put the hard work in. "
C.H. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/8/2016 to 2/9/2016)

"Really good environment and excellent explanations from the instructor."
Valentine Akujobi, Axis Europe. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/8/2016 to 2/9/2016)

"Very good course, well explained. "
Jordan Moore, Ntegra. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/8/2016 to 2/9/2016)

"Learning with Firebrand is a great way to gain lots of information, learning from an experienced real-world professional, delivered concisely, in a short space of time. I've definitely broadened my outlook - now I just need to apply it!"
Matt Hartley. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (20/6/2016 to 22/6/2016)

"The instructor was great overall, an extremely approachable guy and very knowledgeable. I will rate him more thoroughly on his teaching abilities AFTER the test :)"
Adam Gribble, US DoD. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (20/6/2016 to 22/6/2016)

"My Firebrand experience was again very worthwhile and interesting, I wouldn't be able to summarise what I've learnt within a conversation. I look forward to my upcoming courses!"
Callum Cruse, 3Gi Technology. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (20/6/2016 to 22/6/2016)

"My time at Firebrand has been great with a brilliant teacher, explaining things in detail and taking things at a pace that was not overwhelming. I would hope to have a course with that instructor again."
Tim Savage. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (20/6/2016 to 22/6/2016)

"The instructor was excellent, would attend another one of his courses."
M.C. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (20/6/2016 to 22/6/2016)

"Firebrand has amazing facilities and amazing tutors - making it very easy to take in complex topics."
A.C, Avalon IT Managed Services Ltd. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (20/6/2016 to 22/6/2016)

"Accelerated learning helps me understand things much faster than doing longer periods of coursework/exams."
Sam Dixey, Eclipse 4DM Ltd. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (20/6/2016 to 22/6/2016)

"Very intense experience."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (20/6/2016 to 22/6/2016)

"Another good experience at Firebrand training - will be back for much more!"
Niall Priestley, QFC. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (4/5/2016 to 6/5/2016)

"The training was fantastic, the teacher was incredibly knowledgeable and the whole experience was great. Managed to pass first time. "
R.M, Gamma. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (4/5/2016 to 6/5/2016)

"The Firebrand Sec+ course was well taught."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (4/5/2016 to 6/5/2016)

"The instructor was very good at explaining everything, he went through things I did not understand and was always around to help after the course day ended. Very happy with the course!"
Paul Dunford, MCS. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (4/5/2016 to 6/5/2016)

"Quick and efficient training."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (4/5/2016 to 6/5/2016)

"The course itself had a lot of new material relating to it that I didn't know before, but the instructor made it very easy to learn in an interactive way and to understand, chronologically, the processes that take place within Networking. I'm very surprised at how much I've learnt in such a short space of time - Thank you Firebrand! "
Alasdair Corton, Avalon IT Managed Services. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (13/1/2016 to 15/1/2016)

"A fun, enjoyable & rewarding experience, and I've come away certified. Excellent!"
T.S. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (22/2/2016 to 24/2/2016)

"The instructor was fantastic as per usual. We got a lot done in a short amount of time. If you want to learn a lot in a short amount of time, Firebrand is the place!!"
D.N, Bryant Technologies. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (22/2/2016 to 24/2/2016)

"I came here to study CompTIA Security+. The course was intense and the learning was fast.. The tutor was excellent and tailored the content to examples he knew applied to my job role. Nothing was too much and content was explained and re-explained until I grasped it. The whole set up here is perfectly designed to ensure focus on study and not a lot else. I didn't need to think about anything else other than focusing on learning. This is fast study at its best. "
G.L. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (13/1/2016 to 15/1/2016)

"I recently attended the 3 day Sec+ Course in Wyboston and am happy to give it 5 Stars."
Mark Duran, Hewlett Packard. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (16/11/2015 to 18/11/2015)

"Firebrand is a great way to learn, you take away so much knowledge whether pass or fail. The instructor was especially great on the Sec+ and made the entire course enjoyable and understandable!"
Craig Ezard, Origin Storage Limited. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (16/11/2015 to 18/11/2015)

"Great place to improve skills."
Deepika Bandela, Supplenta. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (16/11/2015 to 18/11/2015)

"The instructors and staff are wonderful, and do everything they can to help you get through your exams. Some of the best training Ive ever had."
S.N. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (16/11/2015 to 18/11/2015)

"The facilities are brilliant, the course instructor was extremely informative and most helpful. I went into the course knowing next to nothing (I am not a very technical person) he helped me anywhere I needed."
V.C, CSC. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/9/2015 to 30/9/2015)

"It was a good learning experience and it has helped my knowledge. I have also gained another qualification."
Daniel Stovell, i-Dash. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/8/2015 to 5/8/2015)

"While the course material can be quite dense the instructor makes a concise effort to cover the material in an engaging and practical way, avoiding death by PowerPoint. Always a preference. Less One Direction and more 80s pop culture reference preferred as well!"
Stephen Gawler, Prudential. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/8/2015 to 5/8/2015)

"Firebrand is a great learning environment where the instructors know the subjects they are teaching and will always go the extra mile to help you."
Ashley Roskell, Cloud Direct. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/8/2015 to 5/8/2015)

"Had a great instructor, excellent resources."
Adrian Coughlan, USAF. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (27/5/2015 to 29/5/2015)

"Firebrand provide intense learning that was focused and made to be fun. I would recommend to anyone thinking of a career in IT."
James Wraight, Home Office. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (27/5/2015 to 29/5/2015)

"Loads of energy, loads of motivation. Great back room staff for Pearson issues."
Julian Fargher, MetLife. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (30/3/2015 to 1/4/2015)

"Instructor did an excellent job of presenting the material in a way that tied all of the details together."
Jeff Gamberton. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (30/3/2015 to 1/4/2015)

"Very intense - brain hurts after 2 day abuse!"
Tim Imana, IACS LLP. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (30/3/2015 to 1/4/2015)

"Well structured class and revision."
Rumi Khaira, Bank of England. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2/2/2015 to 4/2/2015)

"Great training facilities and food! Be prepared to put the work in as intense learning and information overload!"
Jamie Mayes, G4S Forensic and Medical Services. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2/2/2015 to 4/2/2015)

"A perfect 3 day class to enter the world of IT security."
Benjamin Kornhauser, BP. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (26/11/2014 to 28/11/2014)

"Fun, fast, intense, but worth it!"
Chris Clark, Prospects Services. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (22/9/2014 to 24/9/2014)

"This was my 3rd security and business continuity through Firebrand. CISM, CBCI, and CompTIA Sec+ were all taught by a different instructor. They were consistent in their high quality and able to keep it interesting."
Chris Whyborn, Telent. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (22/9/2014 to 24/9/2014)

"The SEC+ was a fantastic course, led by a top quality and highly knowledgeable instructor. I had a great time and will be back soon."
Emma McMechan, MOD Hereford Garrison. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/5/2014 to 30/5/2014)

"The best way to get certified."
Russell Webb, Everards Brewaery Ltd. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/5/2014 to 30/5/2014)

"Good Facilities Good training and trainer"
Raj Thakrar, Home Office. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/2/2014 to 5/2/2014)

"I came from saudi arabia and i never thought that i will find an environment like this very good quality time with excellent environment"
Abdulaziz Abdulrahman AlAmri, National Information Center Saudi Arabia. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/2/2014 to 5/2/2014)

"Good learning envrionment and instructor"
Daniel Dahl, NATO. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/2/2014 to 5/2/2014)

"Nice service, nice resort All together a nice stay"
Paris Joergensen, NATO. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/2/2014 to 5/2/2014)

Firebrand Training CompTIA Authorized Partner

On this three day course you'll also learn how to troubleshoot security events and incidents, and operate within applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

Provide infrastructure, application, information, and operational security by identifying and mitigating risks. CompTIA's Security+ is a vendor neutral certification developed with input from industry, government, academia and front-line practitioners.

You'll learn about the following CompTIA Security+ topics:

  • Network Security
  • Compliance and Operational Security
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Application, Data and Host Security
  • Access Control and Identity Management
  • Cryptography

Firebrand Training is an Authorized Partner of CompTIA. This means that you are guaranteed the highest level of instructor and course material, all of which is officially approved by CompTIA.

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For the information technology professional, Security+ certification training delivers a foundational proficiency in the network security arena. Security+ Certificants are better able and positioned to support small and medium-sized organizations that are at increased risk of cyber crime and other forms of security-related threats.

Certificants may now apply the CompTIA Security+ certification towards the Microsoft MCSA and MCSE Security designations.

Arm Your Workforce with Security+ Certification

Neither technologies nor policies alone offer effective protection against theft and destruction of intellectual property. So, what's your defence? Knowledge. All industries need a trained and effective IT workforce to combat hackers, attackers and security threats. Maintain the integrity of your organization's communications, infrastructure and operations. Certify your IT workforce today.

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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1.0 Network Security

  • 1.1 Implement security configuration parameters on network devices and other technologies.
  • 1.2 Given a scenario, use secure network administration principles.
  • 1.3 Explain network design elements and components.
  • 1.4 Given a scenario, implement common protocols and services.
  • 1.5 Given a scenario, troubleshoot security issues related to wireless networking.

2.0 Compliance and Operational Security

  • 2.1 Explain the importance of risk related concepts.
  • 2.2 Summarize the security implications of integrating systems and data with third parties.
  • 2.3 Given a scenario, implement appropriate risk mitigation strategies.
  • 2.4 Given a scenario, implement basic forensic procedures.
  • 2.5 Summarize common incident response procedures.
  • 2.6 Explain the importance of security related awareness and training.
  • 2.7 Compare and contrast physical security and environmental controls.
  • 2.8 Summarize risk management best practices.
  • 2.9 Given a scenario, select the appropriate control to meet the goals of security.

3.0 Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • 3.1 Explain types of malware.
  • 3.2 Summarize various types of attacks.
  • 3.3 Summarize social engineering attacks and the associated effectiveness with each attack.
  • 3.4 Explain types of wireless attacks.
  • 3.5 Explain types of application attacks.
  • 3.6 Analyze a scenario and select the appropriate type of mitigation and deterrent techniques.
  • 3.7 Given a scenario, use appropriate tools and techniques to discover security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • 3.8 Explain the proper use of penetration testing versus vulnerability scanning.

4.0 Application, Data and Host Security

  • 4.1 Explain the importance of application security controls and techniques.
  • 4.2 Summarize mobile security concepts and technologies.
  • 4.3 Given a scenario, select the appropriate solution to establish host security.
  • 4.4 Implement the appropriate controls to ensure data security.
  • 4.5 Compare and contrast alternative methods to mitigate security risks in static environments.

5.0 Access Control and Identity Management

  • 5.1 Compare and contrast the function and purpose of authentication services.
  • 5.2 Given a scenario, select the appropriate authentication, authorization or access control.
  • 5.3 Install and configure security controls when performing account management, based on best practices.

6.0 Cryptography

  • 6.1 Given a scenario, utilize general cryptography concepts.
  • 6.2 Given a scenario, use appropriate cryptographic methods.
  • 6.3 Given a scenario, use appropriate PKI, certificate management and associated components.

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You'll sit the following exam:

  • Exam - SY0-401

The Security+ Exam SY0-401 consists of a maximum of 90 questions to be completed in 90 minutes. The minimum passing score is 750, graded on a scale of 100 - 900. Test results are displayed as soon as you complete the exam.

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Included:

  • CompTIA Security+ Review Guide - ISBN: 978-1118901373

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included in our PMI, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before attending the course, it is recommened that you have:

  • previously attended the CompTIA A+ and/or CompTIA Network+ course
  • two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus
  • an understanding of operating systems and knowledge of Windows-based systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8.1
  • the ability to identify basic network components and their roles, including routers, switches, firewalls and server roles. Some firewall configuration experience would be beneficial
  • a basic understanding of Wireless networks
  • a basic understanding of the OSI Model and TCP/IP including IPv4 subnetting

Although not compulsory, this level of knowledge and expertise will place you in a strong position to be succesful on the course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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