SY0-401 : SY0-401 - CompTIA Security+

SY0-401 - CompTIA Security+
Includes:
48+ Videos
123+ Test Perpkits
731+ Flash Cards
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Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA Security+ certification exam with SY0-401 - CompTIA Security+ course. This course covers all the objectives of SY0-401 exam which includes the foundational principles for securing a network and managing risk, access control, identity management, and cryptography and provides expertise in cloud security, wireless network protection, access control, authentication, application security and many more.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA Security+ certification covers the most important principles for securing a network and managing risk. CompTIA Security+ certification is an entry-level, international, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT security professionals to identify risk, participate in risk mitigation activities, provide infrastructure, information, operational, and application security. The CompTIA Network+ certification is recommended before taking the Security+ exam.

Lessons
Lessons
14+
Exercises
236+
Quizzes
123+
Flashcards
731+
Glossary of terms
731+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
95+
Full Length Tests
4+
Post-Assessment Questions
95+

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
48+
Hours
05:47+
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? Multiple choice and performance-based
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. 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 14 calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  2. If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 are valid for three years from the date the candidate is certified, 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 SY0-401, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Security Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • IA Technician or Manager
  • Security Consultant/Specialist

Here's what you will learn

  • Risk Assessment 
  • Developing Policies, Standards, and Guidelines
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Monitoring Networks
  • Understanding Hardening 
  • Securing the Network
  • Security Posture
  • Reporting Security Issues
  • Differentiating between Detection Controls and Prevention Controls
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Mastering TCP/IP
  • Designing a Secure Network
  • Understanding the Various Network Infrastructure Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Access Control Basics
  • Understanding Remote Access Connectivity
  • Understanding Authentication Services
  • Understanding Access Control
  • Implementing Access Controlling Best Practices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Working with Wireless Systems
  • Understanding Wireless Devices
  • Wireless Vulnerabilities to Know
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Working with Cloud Computing
  • Working with Virtualization
  • Security and the Cloud
  • Summary
  • Application Hardening
  • Host Security
  • Protecting Data Through Fault Tolerance
  • Application Security
  • Best Practices for Security
  • An Overview of Cryptography
  • Modern Cryptography
  • Using Cryptographic Systems
  • Understanding Cryptography Standards and Protocols
  • Using Public Key Infrastructure
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Malware
  • Surviving Viruses
  • Understanding Various Types of Attacks
  • Identifying Types of Application Attacks
  • Tools for Finding Threats
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Social Engineering
  • Understanding Physical Security
  • Environmental Controls
  • Control Types
  • Data Policies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Third-Party Integration
  • Understanding Security Awareness and Training
  • Classifying Information
  • Information Access Controls
  • Complying with Privacy and Security Regulations
  • Mobile Devices
  • Alternative Methods to Mitigate Security Risks
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Issues Associated with Business Continuity
  • Reinforcing Vendor Support
  • Penetration Testing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Introduction
  • Security Fundamentals and Controls
  • Security and Risk
  • Business Continuity and Load Balancing
  • Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Assessment Tools
  • Application, Data, and Host Security
  • Access Control and Identity Management
  • Security Controls and Cryptography
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Conclusion