CompTIA Security+ SY0-501

CompTIA+ Security+ is a vendor neutral IT industry certification for security. It is an entry level certificate for the subject of IT security and is recommended to be the first security focused certificate an IT professional should learn. Security+ will establish core knowledge that would be required for any cyber-security role by covering essential skills in the areas of Threats, Attacks & Vulnerabilities, Technologies & Tools, Architecture & Design, Identity & Access Management, Risk Management & Cryptography and PKI.

Certification Information

QuestionsMaximum of 90 questions
Length90 minutes
Passing Score750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Continuing EducationYes
Recommended ExperienceCompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus
LanguagesEnglish (Japanese, Portuguese and Simplified Chinese estimated Q2 2018)
ExpiresTo be determined