Purpose & Benefits


TestOut Security Pro prepares students to become cybersecurity professionals. Demand for cybersecurity positions is up 35% year over year. This is a crucial part of IT implementation, especially with growing cloud-based systems and remote workforces. This course covers a wide array of security topics to help prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ certification, and provides the required principal knowledge needed to be successful in any cybersecurity role. Topics include:

  • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
  • Physical Security
  • Network and Host Design and Diagnosis
  • Device Infrastructure
  • Identity, Access and Account Management
  • Cryptography and PKI
  • Wireless Threats
  • Virtualization, Cloud Security and Securing Mobile Devices
  • Securing Data Applications
  • Security Assessments
  • Incident Response, Forensics and Recovery
  • Risk Management
  • Governance and Compliance

Key Benefits

Everything Students Need to Begin a Cybersecurity Career

Security Pro brings full-featured learning activities and resources straight to the classroom.

  • Our text and video lessons help students learn key concepts and terms.
  • Our technology demos and hands-on labs help students learn how to implement and utilize essential technologies.
  • Our exams and questions help teachers accurately gauge a student’s learning.
  • Our certification practice resources help students prepare for key industry certification exams.

All these resources are nicely packaged to help teachers focus on teaching and helping students succeed.

The Best Hands-on Learning for Practicing Real-World Cybersecurity

Our state-of-the-art simulation labs are fantastic resources for students to learn viable security skills, such as working with computer components; configuring and troubleshooting networks; and troubleshooting devices, software and connections. All labs are replicated to teach concepts and scenarios found in the classroom and various industries. The product provides access to various technologies across multiple systems such as Windows 10, Linux and iPadOS. Our labs require no setup. Students can get straight to work. This means that:

  • Instructors do not need to spend countless hours installing software and making sure that each virtual machine is working as anticipated.
  • There is no need for instructors to set up physical labs, purchase software or conduct regular maintenance and updates.
  • Students do not need to use multiple computers or virtual machines to complete labs or practice different online skills.

​All labs auto-grade and can sync with most LMS systems. This provides effortless grading, saving instructors time and resources.

Confidence Through Certification

TestOut Security Pro offers hundreds of lessons and practice questions to help students master the concepts they will encounter on the CompTIA Security+ certification exams. Using this course, students can also prepare for the TestOut Security Pro certification exam. This exam measures students’ ability to evaluate the security of an enterprise and implement solutions, monitor and secure multiple environments, operate under relevant laws and regulations, and respond to security incidents.

Practice exam reports provide users with valuable feedback on areas where additional study may be needed. A one-time voucher to take this valuable TestOut Security Pro exam is included with the course at no additional cost. This course and certification will give students the skills and confidence to pursue a career in technology.