Choose your language:

Hong Kong
New Zealand
United Kingdom
United States
free IT training

Free training spotlight:
CompTIA Security+

May 2, 2017

By Jordan Schwartz

It’s no secret … security breaches have changed the way business is conducted. From hosting confidential data to preventing corporate sabotage, it’s essential to have an efficient and reliable security strategy. Just in case, ya’ know, you need to halt those pesky hackers.

The CompTIA Security+ certification can be a great first step in snagging a coveted InfoSec job. According to CompTIA, “this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.”

TEKsystems consultants (anyone under contract with us) have access to FREE training to prepare for the CompTIA Security+. Current TEKsystems consultants can access Skillsoft—as well as information about your benefits and assignment—via your Community portal. If you haven't accessed the portal yet, ask your recruiter to re-send your unique login.

Exam Details:

  • Cost: $320
  • Potential salary increase: $7,320
  • Recommended experience: CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus

[See our comparison of information security certifications]

Free training courses include:

  • Control Fundamentals and Security Threats
  • Network Protocols, Attacks, and Defenses
  • Creating Secure Networks
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
  • Authentication, Biometrics, and Security Controls
  • Securing a Networked Environment
  • Remote Access, Mobile, and Wireless Security
  • Cryptographic Methods and Public Key Infrastructures
  • Securing Applications, Virtualization, and the Cloud
  • Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Computer Forensics

[Read our other CompTIA spotlights: A+ and Cloud +]

A sample of other free CompTIA training tracks include:

  • A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • Linux+
  • Server+
  • Cloud+
  • Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • Mobility+

To learn more about those classes, check out Skillsoft’s complete catalog. If you see a course in the IT or Business Collections, we offer it to our TEKsystems family of consultants. Log in through the VSP or ask your recruiter for help.

Read other free training spotlights 


End user support





Blog Archive