CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that certifies the fundamental skills required to perform key security responsibilities and pursue a career in IT security.
A candidate’s initial security certification should be CompTIA Security+. It offers the foundational knowledge needed for any cybersecurity profession and serves as a stepping stone to intermediate-level cybersecurity positions. Best practices in hands-on troubleshooting are incorporated into Security+, ensuring that candidates have the practical security problem-solving abilities necessary to:
Assessing an enterprise’s security posture and recommending and implementing relevant security solutions
Hybrid environments, such as cloud, mobile, and IoT, must be monitored and secured.
Operate with a thorough understanding of all applicable laws and rules, including governance, risk, and compliance principles.
Security events and incidents must be identified, analyzed, and responded to.
The CompTIA Security+ test verifies that the applicant has the knowledge and abilities needed to assess an organization’s security posture and recommend and implement relevant security solutions. Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and occurrences in hybrid environments, such as cloud, mobile, and IoT; follow appropriate laws and regulations, such as governance, risk, and compliance principles; and monitor and safeguard hybrid environments, such as cloud, mobile, and IoT. Evaluate the security posture of an organization and suggest and install appropriate security solutions.
- Monitoring and securing hybrid settings such as cloud, mobile, and IoT
- Operate following applicable laws and policies, including governance, risk, and compliance standards.
- Security events and incidents must be identified, analyzed, and responded to.
1.0 Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities
2.0 Technologies and Tools
3.0 Architecture and Design
4.0 Identity and Access Management
5.0 Risk Management
6.0 Cryptography and PKI
- No required prerequisites for Security+ certification
- Recommended: CompTIA Network+ Certification and 2 years of technical networking experience with an emphasis on security, or equivalent knowledge, is recommended.
Number of Questions: 90 questions
Type of Questions: Multiple-choice and performance-based
Length of Test: 90 Minutes
Passing Score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
- Lectures 42
- Syllabus Download
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 40 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 437
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes