ISSA CompTIA Security+ Review


Sat May 04 2024 at 08:00 am to 04:30 pm


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CompTIA Security+ is the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role, provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs.
About this Event

What: 1-day Instructor Led Training (Get your end-of-year 8 CPE Hours)

When: Saturday, May 4, 2023

Hours: 8:00 am CDT – 4:30 pm CDT (1/2 hour lunch)

Instructor: Ross A. Leo, Associate Director of Professional Training & Development Cyber Security Institute, College of Science and Engineering, UH-Clear Lake

Sponsor: TBD

Location:(Online webinar): Login and session details are sent to participants the day before the event.

ISSA Members: $90 CPEs and Electronic Text, or $60 CPEs only
ISSA Non-Members: $215 CPEs and Electronic Text, or $185 CPEs only

ISSA South Texas Members get all ISSA benefits and enjoy great discounts on Lunch Meetings

with Training, Security Conferences and Events, Certification Prep, and other ISSA Education offerings all year long.

Course Includes: Online instruction and optional electronic text ($30 additional)

Note: Students must download the ebook text within 15 days of the class end date, or it will be returned to the publisher).

Note: Discounted SY0-601 or SY0-701 exam voucher coupons are available for purchase at the end of the class. ISSA South Texas is an official CompTIA Academic Partner

CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with CompTIA Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them.

Security+ complies with ISO 17024 standards and is approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.
CompTIA Exams can now be taken online. For more information, go to

Domain / % of Examination: 1.0 Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities 21% 2.0 Technologies and Tools 22% 3.0 Architecture and Design 15% 4.0 Identity and Access Management 16% 5.0 Risk Management 14% 6.0 Cryptography and PKI 12% = Total 100%

Prerequisites: Background in Information Security. For more information about the certification process, go to:

Questions: Contact Dr. Tom Duffey, ISSA South Texas Education Director ([email protected])

Instructor Bio:
Mr. Leo has been in Information Systems for more than 25 years, and an Information Security professional for much of that time. He has worked internationally as a Systems Analyst/Engineer, and as a Security and Privacy Consultant. His past employers include IBM, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Rockwell International. He served as Director of Security Engineering and Chief Security Architect for Mission Control at the Johnson Space Center. From 2002 to 2006 Mr. Leo was the Director of Information Systems, and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Managed Care Division of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

Upon attaining his CISSP certification in 1997, Mr. Leo joined ISC2 (a professional role) as Chairman of the Curriculum Development Committee and served in this role until 2004. During this time, he directed the team that formulated and produced what remains the standard curriculum used to train CISSP candidates worldwide. Mr. Leo is a Certified Instructor in CyberSecurity certification and has trained and certified over 15,000 cybersecurity candidates since 1998, and nearly 4500 in HIPAA compliance certification since 2004.

He is a past member of The Project Management Institute (PMI), and the American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology (ABFET) for The American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI). Mr. Leo has been accorded Fellow status for the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS). In 2019, Mr. Leo accepted membership as a Charter Board Member and SME on the EC Council Global Advisory Board for Forensic Professionals.

In 2022, Mr. Leo was awarded “Top Ten Most Influential CISOs of the Year” by CIO Views.

His current role is CISO for InvisAlert Solutions, Inc., a healthcare technology provider.”


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