CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management â?? making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.
CompTIA Security+ certification covers network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities as well as application, data and host security. Also included are access control, identity management, and cryptography.
The eligible candidates for this certification exam (SY0-401)must possess CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.
Exam Format for SY0-401
- Multiple Choice and performance-based
- Number of Questions: 90 (max)
- Exam Duration: 90 minutes
- Pass Score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Steps To CompTIA Security+ Certification
To become Security+ certified, a student must pass the CompTIA Security+ Exam (SY0-401).
CompTIA Security+ Certification Track
NetCom provides CompTIA Security+ training using Official Curriculum.
IT professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as NetWare, Macintosh, UNIX/Linux, and OS/2, who wants to: further a career in Information Technology by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.
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