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CompTIA Security+ Training & Certification Boot Camp

Fully reflects major changes in the new SY0-401 Security+ exam!

SecureNinja's CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-401) training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC, Dulles, VA and San Diego, CA and Live Online is like no any other Security+ accelerated  immersion class available in the market today. We pack this course with value including instruction from superior instructors and a pre-study quiz engine with over 200+ up to date exam questions. SecureNinja's expert instructors will be there every step of the way with our patented Pre/Present/Post™ mentoring where you have personal access to the industry’s leading authorities on Security+ training and certification.

SecureNinja’s instructors for CompTIA Security+ preparation will not only will receive the knowledge to pass the exam but come back to the job with real world skills you can apply right away maximizing your training investment.  You will benefit from their extensive knowledge base as they teach you proprietary tips and tricks for exam passing success.

If you're an IT professional hoping to progress in your career, then you know that the CompTIA Security+ exam is one of the most valuable certifications available. Since its introduction in 2002, over a quarter million professionals have achieved Security+ certification, itself a springboard to prestigious certifications like the CASP, CISSP, and CISA.  

SecureNinja's Security+ class will prepare your for the SY0-401 certification exam and  covers the most important foundational principles for securing a network and managing risk.  Access control, identity management and cryptography are important topics on the exam, as well as selection of appropriate mitigation and deterrent techniques to address network attacks and vulnerabilities.  Security concerns associated with cloud computing, BYOD and SCADA are now addressed in the SY0-401 exam.

CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that proves competency in system security, network infrastructure, access control and organizational security. Major organizations that employ CompTIA Security+ certified staff include Booz Allen Hamilton, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Motorola, Symantec, Telstra, Hitachi, Ricoh, Lockheed Martin, Unisys, Hilton Hotels Corp., General Mills, the U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force and Marines.

Topics Covered

  • Mitigating threats
  • Cryptography
  • Authentication systems
  • Messaging security
  • User and role-based security
  • Public key infrastructure
  • Access security
  • Ports and protocols
  • Network security
  • Wireless security
  • Remote access security
  • Auditing, logging, and monitoring
  • Vulnerability testing
  • Organizational security
  • Business continuity

Who Would Benefit

  • Security Engineer
  • Security Consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • IA Technician or Manager
  • Early Career Security Professionals 
  • Those desiring vendor-neutral knowledge of Information Security


Although not a prerequisite the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) Certification is aimed at an IT security professional who has:

  •  A minimum of 2 years experience in network administration with a focus on security
  •  Day to day technical information security experience
  •  Broad knowledge of security concerns and implementation including the topics in the domain list below
  • The CompTIA Network+ certification is also recommended.

Required Exams

SY0-401 Certification


CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: SY0-401, 6th Edition, Published by Sybex

Course Length

40 hours

Career Track & Roles

  • Network Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • Systems Architect
  • Network Security Specialist

Why Security+     

  • Approved by U.S. Dept. of Defense to meet IA technical and management certification requirements
  • Chosen by professional staff at Hitachi Information Systems (Japan), Prestariang Systems Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia) and U.S. government contractors such as CSC, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman
  • Updated every 3 years and part of the CompTIA Continuing Education program

Follow-on Courses

  • CASP
  • CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker)
  • Wireless Security
  • Computer Forensics

About SecureNinja

SecureNinja Training is the DC’s Area’s #1 Expert IT Training Center . We are conveniently located in beautiful Historic Old Town Alexandria, VA enhancing your training experience and featuring:

  • Metro Accessibility - Short walk from Metro Blue/Yellow Line (leave the car behind)
  • 4 minute Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
  • Available Parking
  • World class restaurants and shops at your footsteps
  • Closest Expert IT & IT Security Training Center to Fort Belvoir, Boiling AFB, Fort Myer, Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Navy, US Coast Guard, Fort McNair, Washington Navy Yard

 Why Choose SecureNinja for your Washington DC Expert IT Training?  

  • Expert Instructors
  • Highest Pass Rates
  • Choose from Day, Evening & Weekend Classes to meet your busy schedule
  • Accelerated Boot Camps Save You Time And Money
  • Personal 1-1 Mentoring
  • Paid Internships & Job Referrals!
  • Meet Your DoD 8570-1 Certification Needs. Get Compliant!
  • Secure Ninja is the ONLY Testing Center that offers ALL 5 industry standard test vendors in the DC / Baltimore Metropolitan Area. (Prometric, VUE, Kryterion-Online, Certiport and Impact-Testing)
  • Lowest Prices! We are locally based keeping our overhead low so we can pass the savings along to you
  • Washington, DC is our Home.  Most training centers set up shop in hotels or rented centers.  When you have a need, request or encounter a problem they are not there to answer. Our physical location in Alexandria is open 7 days a week and our staff always there to help.
SecureNinja training courses; Instructor-led and Live Online, are open to all corporate and government sponsored customers only.

CompTIA Security+ Training & Certification Boot Camp Classes

Nov 30, 2015Dec 04, 2015Mon-FriSan Diego, CA
Dec 14, 2015Dec 18, 2015Mon-FriDulles, VA
Dec 14, 2015Dec 18, 2015Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Jan 16, 2016Feb 13, 20165 SaturdaysAlexandria, VA
Jan 18, 2016Jan 22, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Jan 18, 2016Jan 22, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Jan 19, 2016Feb 18, 2016Tue, ThuAlexandria, VA
Jan 25, 2016Jan 29, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
Feb 01, 2016Feb 05, 2016Mon-FriSan Diego, CA
Feb 22, 2016Feb 26, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Feb 22, 2016Feb 26, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Feb 29, 2016Mar 04, 2016Mon-FriSan Diego, CA
Feb 29, 2016Mar 04, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
Mar 05, 2016Apr 02, 20165 SaturdaysAlexandria, VA
Mar 08, 2016Apr 07, 2016Tue, ThuAlexandria, VA
Mar 21, 2016Mar 25, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Mar 21, 2016Mar 25, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Mar 28, 2016Apr 01, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
Apr 18, 2016Apr 22, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Apr 18, 2016Apr 22, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Apr 23, 2016May 21, 20165 SaturdaysAlexandria, VA
Apr 25, 2016Apr 29, 2016Mon-FriSan Diego, CA
Apr 25, 2016Apr 29, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
May 03, 2016Jun 02, 2016Tue, ThuAlexandria, VA
May 23, 2016May 27, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
May 23, 2016May 27, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
May 23, 2016May 27, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Jun 11, 2016Jul 09, 20165 SaturdaysAlexandria, VA
Jun 20, 2016Jun 24, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Jun 20, 2016Jun 24, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Jun 27, 2016Jul 01, 2016Mon-FriSan Diego, CA
Jun 27, 2016Jul 01, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
Jun 28, 2016Jul 28, 2016Tue, ThuAlexandria, VA
Jul 25, 2016Jul 29, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Jul 25, 2016Jul 29, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Jul 30, 2016Aug 27, 20165 SaturdaysAlexandria, VA
Aug 01, 2016Aug 05, 2016Mon-FriSan Diego, CA
Aug 01, 2016Aug 05, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
Aug 16, 2016Sep 15, 2016Tue, ThuAlexandria, VA
Aug 22, 2016Aug 26, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Aug 29, 2016Sep 02, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
Sep 17, 2016Oct 15, 20165 SaturdaysAlexandria, VA
Sep 26, 2016Sep 30, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
Sep 26, 2016Sep 30, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Sep 26, 2016Sep 30, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Oct 04, 2016Nov 03, 2016Tue, ThuAlexandria, VA
Oct 24, 2016Oct 28, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Oct 24, 2016Oct 28, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Oct 31, 2016Nov 04, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
Oct 31, 2016Nov 04, 2016Mon-FriSan Diego, CA
Nov 05, 2016Dec 03, 20165 SaturdaysAlexandria, VA
Nov 08, 2016Dec 08, 2016Tue, ThuAlexandria, VA
Nov 28, 2016Dec 02, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Nov 28, 2016Dec 02, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA
Dec 05, 2016Dec 09, 2016Mon-FriSan Diego, CA
Dec 05, 2016Dec 09, 2016Mon-FriColumbia, MD
Dec 12, 2016Dec 16, 2016Mon-FriAlexandria, VA
Dec 12, 2016Dec 16, 2016Mon-FriDulles, VA

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