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Security +

Course Code: ITSY-1076

Course Description

Security+ provides a basic overview of security concepts/techniques/technologies, risk analysis/management, disaster recovery, security plans, and incident recovery, and gives a firm foundation for more advanced security certifications/roles. Course material is targeted toward an Information Technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in TCP/IP networks and familiarity with a networkable operating system (such as NetWare, UNIX/Linux, or Microsoft). This course enables students to begin or further a career in CyberSecurity by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles. The primary textbook is “Mike Meyers' CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide, Second Edition (Exam SY0-501)” ISBN-13: 978-1260026375. The book may be purchased online or from the ACC HLC Bookstore 512-474-2607. Sugges ted prerequisites: one to three years IT experience, CompTIA A+ or Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge. This is an online course requiring a stable internet connection, and a current browser (e.g., Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, etc.). Audio is provided via computer or telephone line (a dial-in phone number will be available as an alternate audio connection). A computer camera option is preferred. A Zoom test meeting to ensure compatibility is available at This class may be migrated to Blackboard Collaborate.

2020 Summer Semester
Online Course
Jun 4th - Aug 6th
Th @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
17 Seats Avail.
2020 Fall Semester
Online Course
Sep 10th - Nov 12th
Th @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
20 Seats Avail.


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