The CompTIA Security + Freestyle Online Learning and Exam Practice course will prepare you for the SYO-301 course.

To aide your studies you will have access to online video tools and exam practice assessments with feedback.

The course specialises in security technologies including possible threats and vulnerabilities, data and host security and identity management.

Please note: It is expected you have a previous knowledge of the following:

Know the function and basic features of the components of a PC.
Use Windows to create and manage files and use basic administrative features (Explorer, Control Panel and Management Consoles).
Basic network terminology (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, TCP/IP).
TCP/IP addressing, core protocols, and troubleshooting tools


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Security Fundamentals
  2. Network Security
  3. Internet Security
  4. Access Control
  5. Organizational Security
  6. Operational Security: Corporate Security Policy, Risk Management, Privilege Policies, Disposal/Destruction Policy and HR Policies.
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Identify network attack strategies and defences.
  • Understand the principles of organizational security and the elements of effective security policies.
  • Know the technologies and uses of encryption standards and products.
  • Identify network- and host-based security technologies and practices.
  • Describe how remote access security is enforced.
  • Describe the standards and products used to enforce security on web and communications technologies.
  • Identify strategies for ensuring business continuity, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery