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Security + (SY0-501)



CompTIA® Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in: 

  • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
  • Technologies and Tools
  • Architecture and Design
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Risk Management
  • Cryptography and PKI

The CompTIA® Security+ exam is an internationally recognized validation of foundation-level security skills and knowledge, and is used by organizations and security professionals around the globe.

An Overview of Security+ Certification Exam

CompTIA® Security+ not only ensures that candidates will apply knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents, it ensures that security personnel are anticipating security risks and guarding against them.

Exam Name: CompTIA Security+ SY0-501

Exam Name: CompTIA®  Security+ SY0-301

Number of questions: 100

Type of questions: Multiple choice and performance-based

Duration: 90 minutes

Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)

Languages: English, Korean, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Recommended Experience: CompTIA® Network+ certification and two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security

Exam Objective of Security+ SY0-401 Exam

Network Security 21%
Compliance and Operational Security 18%
Threats and Vulnerabilities 21%
Application, Data and Host Security 16%
Access Control and Identity Management 13%
Cryptography 11% Total 100%


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