The CompTIA Security+ ( Plus ) SY0-601 training provides students with core security skills needed to function in a security role in Information Security.
CompTIA provides the globally recognized Security Plus certification for IT security professionals. This certification serves as the foundation required to work in and advance your career in a rewarding cybersecurity role. The office exam ID is SY0-601.
After completing this Security+ Plus Certification training, students will be ready to take the SY0-601 exam required by CompTIA for certification. Following this course, students wanting to advance in the cybersecurity field should consider the more advanced CySA+ course.
As a Certified Security Plus professional, you will have skills that exhibit the ability to work hands-on as a problem solver. Your job role will typically include securing company systems, software, and hardware. You will gain skills in risk assessment, incident response management, security controls, computer forensics, networks, and cloud operations.
Security+ Exam (SY0-601) Objectives
Per CompTIA, the following exam objectives have been established for the Security+ certification:
The CompTIA Security+ certification exam SY0-601 will verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions; monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT; operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance; identity, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.
Key Makeup of Exam SY0-601
Up to 85 test questions
A combination of multiple-choice and performance-based questions.
Exam time is 90 minutes
A passing score is 750 on a scale of 100-900
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Key Learning Topics In This Course
Security Roles Control and Frameworks
Threat Actor Types, Attack Vectors, and Intelligence Sources
Indications of Malware Attacks
Network Design and Hardware
Privacy and Data Protection
And More…(See course outline below)
Potential Career Titles
Help Desk Analysts
Cloud & Network Engineers
Who This Course Is For
The CompTIA Security+ ( Plus ) certification is considered to be an entry-level certification for those wanting to enter the field of information security. It is recommended that students have a basic understanding of key IT technology terms. This training can also be combined with the CompTIA Network+ training to have a better comprehension of the learning topics.