Oxbridge Academy Online Skills Certificate: CompTIA Security+ SYO-401 Preparation

CompTIA Security+ SYO-401 deals with network and operation security; threats and vulnerabilities; and application, data, and host security. It also covers access control, identity management, and cryptography. This course prepares you for writing the CompTIA A+ certification exam, which you will have to do through an external exam provider.
This course covers the topics that you need to know for the CompTIA Security+ exam, which you can write through an external exam provider. When you study this course, you will have access to video lessons, exercises, quizzes, and projects that equip you with practical skills and that help you to prepare for the certification exam.

Studying this course may be a good option if:

  • You want to gain the skills you need to work as a network security analyst, network security specialist, network security engineer, or similar.
  • You want to prepare for writing the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.
Course code:
ONL:CER3104-03 
Accreditation status:
This is a non-accredited Short Learning Programme.
Course duration:
34 Hours
Course fee:
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Please note: There are no additional exam fees or external membership fees for this course.
Entry requirements:
No matric
Subjects covered:
  • Understanding network security
  • Understanding threats and vulnerabilities
  • Understanding compliance and operational security
  • Understanding application data and host security
  • Understanding access control and identity management
  • Understanding cryptography
Assessment and award:

Students will be required to complete an online exam. Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded an Oxbridge Academy Skills Certificate: CompTIA Security+ SYO-401 Preparation from Oxbridge Academy. Students who obtain a score of 70% or more for this course can also claim a Badge by registering with Acclaim. This online Badge can be used on a variety of platforms to showcase the student’s professional skills and learning achievements.

Note: If students want to obtain CompTIA Security+ certification, they have to register for the external CompTIA Security+ exam. This exam is conducted by Pearson VUE. Click here for more information.

Additional information:

This is an online (e-learning) course. To complete this course, students require access to the internet.

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