CompTIA Security+ exam certifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The successful candidates will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
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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 339|
|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 0-900)
|What is the exam's retake policy?||
In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the SY0-501 examination, CompTIA 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 SY0-501, click here.|
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