CompTIA A+ 220-802: Security and Data Disposal

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


This course focuses on information security, including physical security for computer environments. Beginning with security threats, it will cover physical security, and security best practices. It will then cover data destruction and securing networks, including wired and wireless networks.
This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-802.

Target Audience

Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.


Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Security Threats

  • identify the type of social engineering techniques being used in a given scenario
  • identify malware attack types
  • Physical Security and Access Control

  • recognize the functions of physical security and authentication
  • recognize methods used to protect resources
  • Security Best Practices

  • identify IT security best practices
  • determine which audit type should be used in a given scenario
  • Securing computers

    Data Disposal

  • propose appropriate techniques for destroying magnetic media
  • describe the functions of a data leakage prevention strategy
  • Wired Network Security

  • describe how to connect to a network using an Ethernet connection
  • describe how a firewall works when a connection is made
  • Wireless Network Security

  • recognize how to connect to a wireless network
  • match the wireless network security measure to its description
  • Data Disposal and Network Security