The Cybersecurity Essentials course has been designed to provide cybersecurity professionals with a practical platform. The course covers topics such as critical infrastructure security systems and devices; security for local area network components and systems; security for local intelligent computing, how to control devices and systems; and cybersecurity for users and networks attached to the Internet. The course also offers LiveLab where students can experiment and configure hardware such as computers, servers, switches or routers in a risk-free environment. With the ease and convenience of the Internet, our LiveLab helps to develop professionals’ practical IT skills – which are crucial in today’s world of complex computer systems and technologies. The course comes with the scenario-based National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Security Challenges at the beginning of each chapter. This presents descriptions of a particular security setting related to the information that will be presented in the chapter. 

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Candidates can also refer to the Cybersecurity Essentials course if they are preparing for a career in IT, networking, or cybersecurity. Professionals who want to improve their network security skills and who need to understand the cybersecurity threats they face and basic options for confronting those threats can also use uCertify’s Cybersecurity Essentials course. If any candidate is also interested in certification for the CompTIA Security+ or Microsoft MTA 98-367 Security Fundamentals, this book can be a great resource for preparation.

Upon the course completion, candidates will learn to apply a systematic approach to securing IT networks and infrastructure. They will also be able to explore the tools and techniques used to protect their data when it leaves the protection of their network and passes through the unprotected territory of the Internet. Candidates will gain a solid understanding of cybersecurity challenges, tools, and techniques, as well as be able to develop the foundations of a professional cybersecurity skillset.

So, start learning the essentials of cybersecurity today with uCertify! This course will help you keep your data secured, protect yourself from cybersecurity threats, and enhance your career prospects.

Chioma Chuku is an IT Security Analyst at ETHNOS. Her work is focused on policy development, strategy, organizational program development, IT governance, risk management, and data protection. She is skilled in risk management, business continuity management, Information Security, data privacy, information governance/assurance, and service management. Her work also involves the identification of Information security control gaps and opportunities for improvement in any identified processes. She has these IT certifications:

  • Database Performance Monitoring
  • ISO 27001 Lead Implementer – Information Security Certification

She has recently reviewed our CompTIA Security+ course and provided her valuable feedback. Please read it here:

Chioma Chuku Reviewed Our CompTIA Security+ Course

“The uCertify CompTIA Security+ course is very well-designed and has the best learning resources for the preparation of the SY0-501 exam. Its user interface is great and easy to navigate.

Each chapter comes with comprehensive quizzes, flashcards, and exercises for checking the knowledge gained in the chapter. I will totally recommend this course.”

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Thank you, Chioma, we are glad to have your honest and valuable feedback on our course. 

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CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized vendor neutral credential that validates the expertise of professionals to perform core security functions in an IT security career. Security+ certification focuses on the latest techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management, and intrusion detection. It encompasses hands-on troubleshooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills and establishes the understanding required of any cybersecurity role. This certification is specially designed for the Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, Security Administrator, Junior IT Auditor/ Penetration Tester, Security Specialist, Security Consultant, and Security Engineer.

CompTIA Security+ certification topics

CompTIA Security+ is the fundamental security certification that IT professionals must go for. To earn this certification CompTIA recommends that the professional has CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.

Here are the Security+ certification exam domains and their percentage:

  • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities: 21%
  • Technologies and Tools: 22%
  • Architecture and Design: 15%
  • Identity and Access Management: 16%
  • Risk Management: 14%
  • Cryptography and PKI: 12%

These domains covered in Security+ have become a baseline for all cybersecurity jobs. These days, organizations prefer Security+ certified employees as they help them mitigate expensive security threats. Security+ acts as a great stepping stone to other vendor-specific certifications and increases professionals’ value in a competitive industry. It helps them advance towards a rewarding career in security and IT system administration. The professionals with the Security+ certification receive a higher salary than their non-certified co-workers. On earning this certification, you can expect an average salary of between USD 42,130 and $95,830 as a network engineer and within a few years, the professional with this certification can earn about USD 66,890 per year.

Interested in being CompTIA Security+ certified? Start your prep for the certification today with uCertify!

Glenn Hobbs has 30+ years of work experience in the IT industry identifying critical operational shortfalls and, creating solutions which result in decreased vendor fees, reduced report generating time, and increased productivity. He is currently working as an Instructor in Intellitec College. Hobbs has also earned a number of IT certifications including CompTIA A+, Security+, Network+, CIW JavaScript Specialist, Web Foundations Associate, and more. Recently he reviewed the uCertify CompTIA Cloud+ course and provided the following feedback:

Glenn Hobbs uCertify Review

I would highly recommend the CompTIA Cloud+ course for those preparing for this certification.  The chapters include interactive learning resources such as flashcards, quizzes, exercises, and labs. For those of us who want to gauge our exam readiness, the uCertify platform is excellent. There is also a section in the course that maps the content of the chapters to the exam objectives.

I believe that this is great compatible material to use in the classroom. The course offers additional ways to encourage student engagement and sharpen their skills.

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Thank you Glenn Hobbs for your valuable feedback! We are happy that you found our course helpful.

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I would highly recommend CompTIA Cloud+ course for those preparing for this certification.  The chapters include interactive learning resources such as flashcards, quizzes, exercises, and labs. For those of us, who want to gauge our exam readiness, uCertify platform is excellent. There is also a section in the course that maps the content of the chapters to the exam objectives.

I believe that this ia a great companion material for use in the classroom. The course offers additional ways to foster student engagement and sharpen their skills.

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Thank you Glenn Hobbs for your valuable feedback. We are happy that you found our course helpful.

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Mr. Lee has 6+ years of experience in the ICT industry and has proven knowledge in IT hardware and Wireless Technology. He has handled various full-turn key projects with telecommunications and enterprise clients. He has skills in Cisco technologies, telecommunications, Project Management, and many more. He recently had access to CompTIA Security+ course and labs. Let’s check out his feedback on the same:

Mr. Lee has reviewed on CompTIA Security+ Course and Labs- uCertify

uCertify is the one-stop training solution for over hundreds of IT certification examinations from the all major firms like Microsoft, Adobe, CompTIA, Oracle, Cisco, etc. Now going through their CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 course and labs, I have got access to it for My Library.

Students are provided with full-length practice exams that closely follow exam objectives and simulate exam conditions. It contains 160 questions which are repeatedly asked until you get three sequential correct answers. This is designed to assist students in mastering content.

The Post-Assessment feature act as an indicator for the student’s readiness to sit the certification exam. Students are encouraged to attempt this test after completing all exercises and test sets with a minimum score of 90% to confirm mastery.

55 labs are provided to allow students to put the theory into practice. These labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training.

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Thank you, Mr. Lee, for reviewing our CompTIA Security+ course and providing valuable feedback. We are glad that you liked it.

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