CompTIA Security+ Certification

CompTIA Security+ Certification

The CompTIA Security+ certification is an international, vendor-neutral credential designed to ensure foundation-level skills and knowledge to identify risk; participate in risk mitigation activities; provide infrastructure, information, operational, and application security. The CompTIA Security+ certification proves the candidates' ability to understand and explain the security functions of common network devices and technologies.

CompTIA Security+ certification exam objectives are as follows:

  • Risk Management (14%)
  • Cryptography and PKI (12%)
  • Technologies and Tools (22%)
  • Architecture and Design (15%)
  • Identity and Access Management (16%)
  • Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities (21%)

Here are some of the key skills measured in the CompTIA Security+ certification exam:

  • Explaining the impacts and proper use of environmental controls
  • Identifying security threats and performing risk mitigation activities
  • Understanding applicable policies, laws, and regulations of IT security
  • Exemplifying the concepts of data confidentiality, integrity, and availability
  • Understanding and applying cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Implementing and configuring a wireless network in a safe and secure manner
  • Explaining the concepts of user authentication, authorization, and access control
  • Applying and implementing secure network administration principles and procedures

The CompTIA Security+ certification preparation program certifies aptitude and proficiency in the field of access control, system security, Network Infrastructure, and organizational security.

uCertify provides study guides for the CompTIA SY0-501 and SY0-601 exams. The CompTIA Security+ cert guide covers all the principles of cybersecurity with real-world scenarios with lab. The courses are ideal for professionals seeking a career in the cybersecurity field.

Requirements for CompTIA Security+ Certification

  • CompTIA Network+ certification
  • Two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus
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