CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701) is a course aimed to educate information security essentials to IT professionals. From fundamental security ideas to sophisticated issues such as identity management and vulnerability management, the course covers it all. It gives a firm foundation in the critical security knowledge and abilities for developing and maintaining an effective security program. The course can be used to study for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam and to gain an understanding of security topics that can be utilized in any workplace.
Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities.
More threats, attacks and vulnerabilities from newer custom devices that must be mitigated, such
as IoT and embedded devices, newer DDoS attacks and social engineering attacks based on current
Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities.
Architecture and Design
Enterprise environments and reliance on the cloud, which is growing quickly as organizations
transition to hybrid networks.
Domain 2: Architecture and Design.
Administering identity, access management, PKI, basic cryptography, wireless and end-to-end
Domain 3: Implementation.
Operations and Incident Response
Organizational security assessment and incident response procedures, such as basic threat
detection, risk mitigation techniques, security controls and basic digital forensics.
Domain 4: Operations and Incident Response.
Governance, Risk and Compliance
Organizational risk management and compliance with regulations, such as PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA, GDPR, FISMA, NIST and CCPA.
Domain 5: Governance, Risk, and Compliance
organizational security posture.
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
750 (on a scale of 100-900)