CompTIA Security + SY0-501
500 questions with accurate answers
The Security+ certification, part of the CompTIA organization's suite of certifications, provides an entry level certification for security. The Security+ certification is widely considered one of the top entry level certifications because of it's low cost, comprehensive content, and worldwide recognition. Of the Business News Daily's top 5 security certifications, Security+ is the cheapest exam and is the third most employed certification. While two years of experience is recommended, it is not required to take the exam or become Security+ certified.
CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
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 Score 750 (on a scale of 100-900)