Gain hands-on experience in CompTIA Security+ certification exam with CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. CompTIA Security+ performance-based labs focus on the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam objectives and provide skills and knowledge in the areas such as application of security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability; identification of appropriate technologies and products; troubleshooting security events and incidents, and much more.
Here's what you will get
CompTIA Security+ is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code SY0-501. This certification covers the most important principles for securing a network and managing risk. The CompTIA Network+ certification is recommended before taking the Security+ exam. CompTIA Security+ is an entry-level, international, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT security professionals to identify risk, participate in risk mitigation activities, provide infrastructure, information, operational, and application security. This certification exam can prove to be a milestone for your IT career.
The exam consists of multiple choice and performance-based questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 90 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
What is the passing score?
(on a scale of 100-900)
What is the exam's retake policy?
In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the SY0-501 examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:
CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification?
CompTIA Security+ certification expires after three years from the date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam?