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Overview

CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) is a nonprofit tech association that offers certifications in categories including baseline knowledge, cybersecurity and project management. It is a vendor-neutral, independent source of information on a wide range of technology topics including cybersecurity, education, training & certification, new & emerging technologies, legislation and policies.

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About CompTIA Security+

The CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 exam validates that a candidate has the skills required to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions; monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance; identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents. Talk to Us if you need any additional info regarding CompTIA Security+.

Exam (Voucher) Details

  • Exam Codes: SY0-501 SY0-601
  • Launch Date:
    • SY0-501: October 4, 2017
    • SY0-601: 12-Nov-20
  • Exam Description:
    • SY0-501: The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
    • SY0-601: The CompTIA Security+ certification exam will verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions; monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT; operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance; identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents
  • Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice and performance-based
  • Length of Test: 90 minutes
  • Passing Score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
  • Recommended Experience: CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus
  • Languages:
    • SY0-501: English, Japanese, Portuguese and Simplified Chinese
    • SY0-601: English, Japanese
  • Retirement:
    • SY0-501: English retires July 31, 2021. All other languages retire: Q1 2022
    • SY0-601: Usually three years after launch
  • Testing Provider: Pearson VUE
  • Price: $370 USD

CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification a candidate 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, ensuring candidates have practical security problem-solving skills required to:

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions.
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT.
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance.
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation, because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program. Over 2.3 million CompTIA ISO/ANSI-accredited exams have been delivered since January 1, 2011.

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What Skills Will You Learn?

Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities
Focusing on more threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities on the Internet from newer custom devices that must be mitigated, such as IoT and embedded devices, newer DDoS attacks, and social engineering attacks based on current events.

Architecture and Design
Includes coverage of enterprise environments and reliance on the cloud, which is growing quickly as organizations transition to hybrid networks.

Implementation
Expanded to focus on administering identity, access management, PKI, basic cryptography, wireless, and end-to-end security.

Operations and Incident Response
Covering organizational security assessment and incident response procedures, such as basic threat detection, risk mitigation techniques, security controls, and basic digital forensics.

Governance, Risk and Compliance
Expanded to support organizational risk management and compliance to regulations, such as PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA, GDPR, FISMA, NIST, and CCPA.

  • Security Engineer/ Analyst
  • Security Architect/ Administrator
  • Network/Systems Administrator
  • Security Consultant/Specialist
  • Helpdesk Manager / Analyst
  • Network / Cloud Engineer
  • DevOps / Software Developer
  • IT Auditor / Project Manager

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  1. Renewal - What is the validity of the certification? Your CompTIA Security+ certification is good for three years from the day of your exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your certification. 
  1. What is the exam's retake policy? If you fail your first attempt at passing the SY0-501 examination, CompTIA retake policy is:
  • CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
  1. What are CompTIA Stackable Certifications?

CompTIA Stackable Certifications follow the two CompTIA Career Pathways:

  • CompTIA Infrastructure Career Pathway
  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway

Within each pathway, CompTIA Stackable Certifications are categorized by experience level: 

  • Specialist: Early-career IT professionals with 0–2 years of experience
  • Professional: Mid-level IT professionals with 2–5 years of experience
  • Expert: Established IT professionals with more than 5 years of experience

CompTIA Infrastructure Career Pathway

Specialist

  • A+ / Network+ = CompTIA IT Operations Specialist (CIOS)
  • A+ / Linux+= CompTIA Systems Support Specialist (CSSS)

Professional

  • Network+ / Cloud+ = CompTIA Cloud Admin Professional (CCAP)
  • Network+ / Server+ = CompTIA Network Infrastructure Professional (CNIP)
  • Network+ / Linux+ = CompTIA Linux Network Professional (CLNP) 

CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway

Specialist

  • A+ / Network+ / Security+ = CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist (CSIS)

Professional

  • Security+ / Cloud+ = CompTIA Secure Cloud Professional (CSCP)
  • Security+ / CySA+ = CompTIA Security Analytics Professional (CSAP)
  • Security+ / PenTest+= CompTIA Network Vulnerability Assessment Professional (CNVP)
  • Security+ / PenTest+ / CySA+ = CompTIA Network Security Professional (CNSP)

Expert

  • Security+ / CySA+ / CASP+= CompTIA Security Analytics Expert (CSAE)
  • Security+ / CySA+ / PenTest+ / CASP+ = CompTIA Security Infrastructure Expert (CSIE)
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