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

Pearson CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Course (Pearson-SY0-501)
ISBN : 9781616910310
Includes:
39+ Videos
429+ Test Prepkits
Rating :
(47)
Kick start your prep for CompTIA Security+ exam with CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 course. The course covers the SY0-501 exam objectives that include 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, computer system security, application security, PKI and cryptography, encryption hashing concepts and many more.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA Security+ certification is a globally trusted vendor-neutral credential with the exam code SY0-501. The exam is advanced version of SY0-401 exam. This certification is a standalone credential with exam code SY0-501. The exam validates your skills and knowledge to operate with applicable security policies, laws, and regulations; participating in risk mitigation activities; implementing risk managing principles; and many more. The exam covers the important principles that are related to network security.

Lessons
Lessons
19+
Quizzes
429+
Flashcards
331+
Glossary of terms
331+
Test prep
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? CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a focus on security.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 330
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 SY0-501 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? To know more about the Pearson-SY0-501, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • 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