CompTIA Security+ Boot Camp
CompTIA Security+ Boot Camp | University of Illinois Springfield
Participate in a live, online 5-day boot camp that will give you the knowledge and skills to earn your CompTIA Security+ certification! Enroll today through University of Illinois Springfield!
Prepare for Certification in a Live, Online Format
Play an integral role in protecting companies by gaining the knowledge and skills to identify and respond to security threats. Powered by Infosec, a leading provider of cybersecurity training, this five-day immersive boot camp will cover today’s top security issues and practices while preparing you to successfully pass the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 exam.
What You Can Expect
- Online, immersive format
- 5 days of live, expert-led training
- Learn in a cohort of peers
- Limited seats per session
How You Will Benefit
- Learn from industry experts: Instructors have 10+ years of industry training experience and are professionals with active roles in the industry.
- Earn your Security+: Get everything you need to get certified — from unlimited practice exam attempts to your certification exam voucher.
- Extended access: Review boot camp materials and replay daily video lessons 90 days.
- Infosec Skills subscription: Advance your skills with 90 day subscription to hundreds of additional on-demand courses and hands-on labs.
Who Should Enroll?
There are no prerequisites to enroll, however it is recommended to have roughly 1-2 years of experience working with information systems and networking prior to earning your Security+ certification. This boot camp is ideal for current IT professionals including security administrators and managers, help desk managers and analysts, network and cloud engineers, IT auditors, or anyone interested in pursuing a career in information security.
CompTIA Security+ Boot Camp FAQs
Why should I earn the Security+ certification?
Cyberattacks and threats continue to rise daily, and there is a high demand for qualified information security professionals. Earning your CompTIA Security+ certification is an ideal way for entry-level professionals involved in systems and networking to begin a career in cybersecurity. As a globally recognized certification, it also serves as a differentiator for professionals already in the field of information security.
What is the job demand for Security+ certified professionals?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs for information security analysts are in extremely high demand and will continue to rise over the next decade. The BLS predicts a 33 percent job growth with the addition of over 47,000 new jobs!
How long is the Security+ certification valid for after passing the exam?
Your certification is valid for a period of three years and will need to be renewed following this period. To ensure that your skills remain up to date in a rapidly changing field, you will be required to earn 50 CEUs during each three-year renewal period and pay a $50 continuing education fee to CompTIA.
What are common job titles for CompTIA Security+ certification holders?
Learning is entirely online and self-paced to suit your schedule. You’ll have access to interactive video lessons, labs for real-world practice, discussion boards to engage with peers, and live one-on-one coaching sessions with an industry expert instructor.
How does Security+ align with DoD 8570.1 requirements?
This boot camp prepares you for CompTIA Security+, which is an approved baseline certification under the U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570.1 mandate. This is required if you are working in a government or government-contracted role related to information security.