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Program Description

Security+ is the fundamental certification for entry-level cybersecurity professionals. The certificate meets the regulatory requirements for some government and government-contractor jobs.

According to CompTIA, Security+ emphasizes hands-on, practical skills. Topics covered include:

  • Terminology
  • Ethics
  • Legal environment
  • Risk management
  • Vulnerabilities & countermeasures

After successfully completing this certification, you will be prepared to solve a wide range of security issues.

You will be work-ready and prepared for an entry-level job in the cybersecurity field.

What is CompTIA?

CompTIA is a non-profit trade association that serves as the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world.

Do I need computer experience?

You should have basic computer experience and a knowledge of information technology (IT) concepts.

Credentials in Detail

After successfully completing this course, you will receive a TCC Certificate of Completion.

CompTIA Certification Exams

You will also be prepared to sit for the CompTIA Security+ certification exams.

You can use the vouchers included in your tuition to take the CompTIA certification tests at these locations:

Course You Will Take

  • ITSY-1000 Fundamentals of Info Security

Check course availability

  1. Go to MyTCCTrack: Search for Courses & Course Sections—Advanced Search.
  2. Under Term, select a Continuing Education (CE) Term.
    • Example: CE Qtr 3 2021 Mar-May
  3. Under Academic Level, choose Continuing Education.
  4. Select Search.
  5. Use the Filter Results menu to help you narrow your search:
    • Under Availability, choose Open Sections Only to find classes that aren't full.
    • Under Subject, choose a subject to further filter the results.

How to Apply

Get started: Apply & register for class

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Northwest Campus

R. Greg Harris
Chair of Information Technology

Call 817-515-7453


Updated October 05, 2021