CompTIA Security+ is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code SY0-501. CompTIA Security+ is an entry-level, international, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT security professionals that include the application of security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability; identification of appropriate technologies and products; troubleshooting security events and incidents, and much more. The CompTIA Network+ certification is recommended before taking the Security+ exam.
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|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:
|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-complete, click here.|
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