CompTIA Security+ Training

CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+ Certification is the recognized, and usually required, security credential for most security-related positions. There are over 250,000 professionals in the world who hold a Security+ Certification.

Course Highlights

  • A baseline cybersecurity certification that every security professional should earn.
  • CompTIA Security+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
  • Approved as an IA baseline certifications for the IA workforce as part of the IA Workforce Improvement Program (DoD 8570.01-M) and is included in the State Department Skills Incentive Program.

Exam Info

Exam Code SY0-401 (launched May 1, 2014), SY0-501 (launched October 4, 2017)
Launch Date SY0-401: May 1, 2014; SY0-501 (October 4, 2017)
Number of Questions 90
Length of Exam 90 minutes
Passing Score 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus
Retirement Usually three years after launch date
Cost $330 USD (see all pricing)

Visit CompTIA Web Site for latest information on the exam. If you are unsure as to which certification is appropriate for you, visit CompTIA Career Pathway for guidance.

Additional CompTIA Courses

CompTIA A+ TrainingCompTIA Network+ TrainingCompTIA Pentest+ TrainingCompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ TrainingCompTIA Server+ Training

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