Security + is a foundation level certification from CompTIA for IT professionals who have day-to-day information security responsibilities.
Participants will build on their knowledge and professional experience in securing network devices and network traffic. It reinforces their knowledge of computer hardware, operating systems networks as they acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer.
CompTIA Security+ is 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. It validates that you have the skills to secure a network and deter hackers.
- Security+ is government approved
- Security+ is globally recognized
- Security+ provides substantial earnings potential
- Security+ is industry supported
- Security+ is developed and maintained by leading IT experts.
Contact hours: This course is covered in 30 contact hours
Entry Requirements: A+ and Network+ or Equivalent Knowledge
Exam Preparation: Exam Coverage This course covers exam objectives required for you to pass:
Exam Codes: SY0-401
Exam Description : 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.
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