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What's Inside

  • 4 hours 41 minutes of Training Videos 
  • 22 lectures
  • Very exhaustive coverage to all the topics
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Topic-wise Content Distribution

TopicVideo Duration
Course Overview00:17:40
Exam review 100:15:19
Exam review 200:15:33
Exam review 300:11:04
Security architectures 100:11:58
Security architectures 200:11:39
Security architectures 300:09:15
Secure coding 100:15:26
Secure coding 200:13:45
Embedded00:16:15
Mobile security 100:15:24
Mobile security 200:09:34
Pen testing and scanning 100:12:44
Pen testing and scanning 200:07:06
Physical security00:10:46
Identity and access 100:15:38
Identity and access 200:12:07
Identity and access 300:15:52
Secure systems 100:12:59
Secure systems 200:12:19
Secure systems 300:04:03
Data security00:15:25

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What is inside this course?

The CompTIA Security+ training course focuses on the SY0-501 exam in the certification track. The course will also be updated according to the introduction of a new exam, SY0-601 in November 2020.

The certification training course covers all the exam objectives thoroughly in almost 4 hours 41 minutes of training videos. The next striking highlight of the training course is the facility of a total of 22 lectures by qualified instructors. Subsequently, the training course also provides assurance of support from the subject matter experts. 

Is there any recommended prerequisite for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam?

CompTIA Security+ is an entry-level certification exam, and there are no specific prerequisites for the SY0-501 certification exam. However, candidates must fulfill certain knowledge and experience requirements for better preparedness for the exam.

Candidates must have at least two years of experience in IT administration with specific emphasis on security. It is also important for candidates to have been involved in day-to-day hands-on information security tasks. Furthermore, candidates must also have promising expertise related to a wide range of security concerns and the implementation of necessary remedial measures. A CompTIA Network+ certification is a favorable prerequisite for the exam.

What are the important domains covered in the CompTIA Security+ certification exam?

The CompTIA Security+ certification exam tests the abilities, knowledge, and skills of candidates in the following areas,

  • Threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities
  • Security technologies and tools
  • Architecture and design
  • Identity and access management
  • Risk management
  • Cryptography and PKI

What is the validity of the CompTIA Security+ certification?

According to the official certification page, the CompTIA Security+ certification is valid for three years from the date of passing the exam. Candidates have to renew the certification in the three-year period by accumulating the required Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

How much time will I get to complete the CompTIA Security+ certification?

According to the CompTIA Security+ official certification page, candidates get a total of 90 minutes to complete the exam. 

How does Whizlabs give a guarantee to pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam through its training course?

The efficiency of Whizlabs in providing comprehensively detailed course content for all certification exams has been helping many professionals worldwide. Candidates can use Whizlabs CompTIA Security+ certification training course for learning all intricacies of the topics in exam objectives. The training course also focuses on the development of the knowledge of candidates regarding the practical implementation of the concepts in different performance-based questions.

Does Whizlabs Offer any Subscription Plan?

Yes, we offer the Annual Subscription in which you get all the Whizlabs training courses worth $2500+ at $99 only. With Whizlabs subscription, you will get unlimited access to all the courses and hands-on labs with Premium Support for one year.

Do you provide a course completion certificate?

Yes, we provide a course completion certificate for online training courses. Once you watch the video course by 100% / complete an online course, you get a course completion certificate that is signed by our CEO.

How long is the license valid after the purchase?

Our simulators and video courses have a lifetime license/validity. Once you have purchased, you can access it for a lifetime.

What are the abilities validated in the CompTIA Security+ certification exam?

The CompTIA Security+ certification exam tests the following abilities of candidates,

  • Detection of different types of compromise alongside understanding concepts of vulnerability scanning and penetration testing
  • Installation, configuration, and deployment of network components during assessment and troubleshooting of issues for supporting organizational security
  • Implementation of concepts for systems design and secure network architecture
  • Installation and configuration of identity and access services alongside management controls
  • Implementation and summarization of best practices for risk management and the relevant business impact
  • Installation and configuration of settings for wireless security and implementation of public key infrastructure

What are the important topics for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam?

The important topics in the CompTIA Security+ certification exam are as follows,

  • Installation and configuration of systems for ensuring the security of applications, devices, and networks
  • Participation in risk mitigation activities
  • Performing threat analysis alongside a selection of ideal mitigation techniques
  • Ability for operations with an in-depth knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and policies

What are the roles you can pursue as a CompTIA Security+ certified professional?

Candidates qualifying the CompTIA Security+ certification can pursue the following career roles,

  • Security administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Systems administrator
  • Security consultant
  • Security engineer
  • Security specialist
  • Junior IT auditor
  • Penetration tester

What are the benefits of CompTIA Security+ certification for my career?

CompTIA Security+ certification is one of the fundamental certification requirements for IT professionals aspiring for security-based roles. It validates the core knowledge and abilities of individuals required for any particular cybersecurity role. The CompTIA Security+ certification is a reliable instrument for boosting your way towards intermediate-level jobs in cybersecurity roles.

The CompTIA Security+ certification also emphasizes best practices for hands-on experience in troubleshooting for ensuring that security professionals have reliable security problem resolution skills. 

What are the reasons to emphasize on the importance of CompTIA Security+ certification in the existing market?

Cybersecurity is one of the prominent concerns of almost all enterprises, thereby driving the demand of cybersecurity professionals. CompTIA Security+ certification proves the baseline cybersecurity skills alongside compliance with DoD 8570 standards, in comparison to other certifications. In addition, the certification also emphasizes on the latest trends and techniques related to risk management, intrusion detection, risk management, and threat management.

Can I purchase exam vouchers from Whizlabs?

No, Whizlabs does not offer any exam vouchers for CompTIA Security+ certification exam. You need to purchase the exam voucher directly from the CompTIA website. 

How to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam?

You should follow the following steps to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

  • Begin your preparation with a comprehensive overview of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam details.
  • Make the most of training resources on the CompTIA official website such as virtual labs, eLearning resources, instructor-led training courses, and video training courses.
  • Prepare with the Whizlabs CompTIA Security+ certification training course and take your preparation one step ahead.
  • Use mock exams, sample questions, and practice tests to give a competitive edge to your preparations. 

I am a non-technical person/fresher; can I take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam?

No, candidates without any prior experience in security administration could find it difficult to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Candidates must have at least two years of experience in IT administration with specific emphasis on security.

What is the average salary of a CompTIA Security+ certified professional?

According to Field Engineer, the average annual salary of CompTIA Security+ certified professionals is almost $71,000. 

Apart from mock exams/video courses, is there any further assistance I can get from Whizlabs?

Yes, you will get full support for any query related to the certification while preparing through our mock exams/video courses. Your query will be handled by the certified SME (Subject Matter Expert) & response will be provided in due course.

Do you offer a Money-Back Guarantee for Whizlabs training courses?

Yes, we offer a 100% unconditional money-back guarantee for our training courses. If you don’t clear the exam for any reason, you can apply for a full refund. 


Please note that we only refund the amount paid for the Whizlabs training course, not the certification exam cost. For more details, we recommend you to check our Refund Policy

Do you provide any discount on the bulk purchase?

Yes, you can avail up to 50% discount on the purchase of more than 10 products at a time. For more details, please feel free to write here. A member of our support staff will respond back as soon as possible.

What are the payment gateways you provide?

We accept payments through different gateways like CCAvenue, Stripe, etc.

After purchasing the Training Course from Whizlabs, how can I clarify my technical questions?

We have a dedicated team of subject-matter experts (SME) who will answer all of your queries that are submitted through our Learning Management System (LMS) interface. You will receive responses within 24 hours of the submission of the question.

What if I have more queries?

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