About the Security+ (SY0-501) Exam
IT security is paramount to organizations as cloud computing and mobile devices have changed the way we do business. With the massive amounts of data transmitted and stored on networks throughout the world, it’s essential to have effective security practices in place.
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 – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.
Get the Security+ certification to show that you have the skills to secure a network, deter hackers, and prove you’re ready for the job.
|TYPE OF QUESTIONS:||Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance based|
|LENGTH OF TEST:||90 Minutes|
|PASSING SCORE:||750 on a scale of 900|
|ESTIMATED RETIRE DATE:||October 2020|
* The retirement dates stated herein are the current dates provided by the respective vendor and can vary.
When preparing for your exam, it is very important that you not only KNOW what domain objectives will be covered on the exam, but that you UNDERSTAND each objective. Within the Domain Objectives section you will see how each domain is weighted on the exam. Carefully, review each domain in detail and use the added tools available to assist you in your studies.