pearson-sy0-501 : Pearson CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Course (Pearson-SY0-501)

Pearson-SY0-501
Pearson CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Course (Pearson-SY0-501)
ISBN : 978-1-61691-031-0
Kick start your prep for CompTIA Security+ exam with CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 course. The course covers the fundamental principles of network security and risk management such as confidentiality, availability, and integrity. This course also covers the exam topics that includes performing and analyzing risk maintenance, performing threat analysis, and many more.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA Security+ certifiaction is a gobally trusted vendor-neutral credential with the exam code SY0-501. The exam is adavnced version of SY0-401 exam. The exam validates your skills and knowledge to operate with applicable policies, laws, and regulations, participating in risk mitigation activities, implementing risk managing principles, and many more.

Lessons
Lessons
19+
Quizzes
429+
Flashcards
331+
Glossary of terms
331+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
80+
Full Length Tests
3+
Post-Assessment Questions
80+

Videos and How To..

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Video Lessons
Videos
39+
Hours
05:07+
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?

There is no pre requisite but CompTIA recommends the following:

  • Network+ certification
  • Two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus
What is the exam registration fee? USD 320
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? 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? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 750

(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 SY0-401 examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  1. If a Candidate has passed an exam and achieved a certification, he/she cannot take the exam again, using the same exam code, without prior consent from CompTIA.
  2. CompTIA beta examinations may only be taken one time by each candidate.
  3. A test found to be in violation of the retake policy will be invalidated and the candidate may be subject to a suspension period. Repeat violators will be permanently banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  4. Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer any 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? To know more about the Pearson-SY0-501, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A CompTIA Security+ certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Security ​Consultant
  • Network ​Administrator
  • Security Specialist/Administrator
  • Security or ​Systems ​Administrator

Here's what you will learn

  • Who Should Read This Book?
  • CompTIA Security+ Exam Topics
  • Security 101
  • Think Like a Hacker
  • Threat Actor Types and Attributes
  • Review Key Topics
  • Malicious Software Types
  • Delivery of Malware
  • Preventing and Troubleshooting Malware
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Implementing Security Applications
  • Securing Computer Hardware and Peripherals
  • Securing Mobile Devices
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Hardening Operating Systems
  • Virtualization Technology
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Securing the Browser
  • Securing Other Applications
  • Secure Programming
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Network Design
  • Cloud Security and Server Defense
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Ports and Protocols
  • Malicious Attacks
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Firewalls and Network Security
  • NIDS Versus NIPS
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Securing Wired Networks and Devices
  • Securing Wireless Networks
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Physical Security
  • Authentication Models and Components
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Access Control Models Defined
  • Rights, Permissions, and Policies
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Assessing Vulnerability with Security Tools
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Monitoring Methodologies
  • Using Tools to Monitor Systems and Networks
  • Conducting Audits
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Cryptography Concepts
  • Encryption Algorithms
  • Hashing Basics
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Security Protocols
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Redundancy Planning
  • Disaster Recovery Planning and Procedures
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Social Engineering
  • User Education
  • Facilities Security
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
  • Legislative and Organizational Policies
  • Incident Response Procedures
  • IT Security Frameworks
  • Lesson Summary
  • Review Key Topics
  • Complete the Real-World Scenarios
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