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Security + (Cert)

Course Information 

  • Course Title: Security + (CERT)
  • Course Number:7E-F104/531-F57 (CT)(RF)
  • College: Signal Leader Development College (SLDC)
  • OPR: Functional Area Division
  • Status Change Date: January 2020
  • Training site: CCoE, Fort Eisenhower, GA
  • Length: 1 week, (40 Hours)
  • Managed: Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS)
  • Prerequisites: No prerequisites to attend. If you need a certification voucher, please coordinate with your command. You can access the Army Training & Certification Tracking Systems for more information. https://atc.us.army.mil/iastar/index.php


To provide specialty training for the Information Assurance Workforce to meet the requirements needed to work at the position of IAT level 2 on a DOD network.

Course Scope 

The CompTIA Security+ provides the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices: perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The student will acquire these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Skills Measures

  • Explain the security functions of common network devices and technologies
  • Apply and implement secure network administration principles & procedures
  • Implement and configure a wireless network in a safe and secure manner
  • Identify security threats and perform risk mitigation activities
  • Understand applicable policies, laws and regulations of IT security
  • Explain the impacts and proper use of environmental controls
  • Understand and apply cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Explain the concepts of user authentication, authorization, and access control
  • Exemplify the concepts of data Confidentiality, Integrity & Availability - a.k.a. "CIA Triad" Identify and analyse common attacks, e.g., social engineering, malware, application & wireless attacks