CompTIA Security+ : A global certification for validating the baseline skills
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How/Why is the certification different?
- No other certification has performance-based questions on the exam unlike Security+.
- Security+ emphasizes more on practical skills so that the security professionals are well trained to deal with a wide variety of issues.
- Security+ is chosen more than any other certification.
- Security+ focuses mainly on the latest techniques and technologies like risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and any kind of intrusion detected.
- This certification covers a wide variety of job roles like System Administrator, Security Administrator, and Network Administrator.
About the Exam
The certification is like an asset that every IT professional must earn. It gives the core knowledge that is required for any cybersecurity role. It is like a springboard to an intermediate level of cybersecurity jobs. Security+ ensures best practices on troubleshooting to ensure that the security professionals have practical security problem-solving abilities. The professionals with Security+ know how to address any kind of security incident.
Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.
What Skills Will You Learn?
THREATS, ATTACKS & VULNERABILITIES
Detect various types of compromise and have an understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
TECHNOLOGIES & TOOLS
Install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organizational security
ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN
Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design
IDENTITY & ACCESS MANAGEMENT
Install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls
Implement and summarize risk management best practices and the business impact
CRYPTOGRAPHY & PKI
Install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure
|Launch Date||October 4, 2017|
|Exam Description||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.|
|Number of Questions||Maximum of 90 questions|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice and performance-based|
|Length of Test||90 minutes|
|Passing Strength||750 (on a scale of 100-900)|