CompTIA Security+

SY0-601 Security+ opens the door to your cybersecurity career!

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Security+ SYO-601 Course Description

The CompTIA security+ SY0-601 course highlights the basic knowledge needed to perform IT security functions. It focuses on the practical skillset required to solve a variety of problems and tackle issues. The course covers the latest updates and market trends on risk management and mitigation, how to respond to threats and treat them, and various auditing and penetration testing skills.

Cybersecurity attacks continue to grow at a rapid pace. Therefore, more job roles are required to equip with baseline security readiness and response to modern-day security threats. The latest Changes in CompTIA Security+ certification reflect skills relevant to these job roles and prepare candidates to be more proactive in preventing potential cyber-attacks.

Security+ SYO-601 Course Highlights

  • 40 hrs of instructor-led training
  • Blended learning delivery model
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • CompTIA Authorized Training Partner

Target Audience

  • System Administrators
  • Security Engineers and consultants
  • Network administrators
  • IT Auditors/Penetration Testers


CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network +, and a minimum of 2 year’s experience in IT security administration. (Not Mandatory)

Exam Information

  • Duration : 90 minutes
  • Number of questions : 90 questions per exam
  • Question format : Multiple choice and performance-based
  • Pass score : 750 (on a scale of 100-900)

Security+ SYO-601 Course Objectives

Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities :

  • Compare and contrast different methods of social engineering techniques.
  • Learn about potential indicators to determine the type of attack.
  • Explain different threat actors, intelligence sources, and Vectors.
  • Explain the security-related concerns associated with different types of vulnerabilities.
  • Summarize techniques used in security assessments.
  • Explain the strategies that are used in penetration testing

Architecture and Design:

  • Importance of security concepts in an organization environment
  • Summarize virtualization and cloud computing concepts, secure application development, deployment, and automation concepts
  • Summarize authentication and authorization design concepts and the basics of cryptographic concepts.
  • Implement cybersecurity resilience
  • Explain the security implications of physical security controls and embedded and specialized systems


  • Implement secure protocols, host or application security solutions, and secure network designs
  • Comprehend how to install and configure wireless security settings and how to apply cybersecurity solutions to the cloud
  • Implement authentication and authorization solutions and identity and account management controls
  • Understand implementing public key infrastructure (PKI)

Operations and Incident Response

  • Use the appropriate tool for assessing the organizational Security
  • Learn about the importance of policies, processes, and procedures for incident response
  • Utilize relevant data sources to support investigations
  • How to implement mitigation techniques or controls to secure an environment
  • Explain key aspects of digital forensics

Governance, Risk, and Compliance

  • Compare and contrast different types of controls
  • Explain the necessity of standards or frameworks, applicable regulations that impact the organizational security posture
  • Explain the importance of policies to corporate Security
  • Summarize risk management processes and concepts
  • Explain privacy and sensitive data concepts about Security

Security+ SYO-601 Course Content

Domain 1.0: Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

Domain 2.0: Architecture and Design

Domain 3.0: Implementation

Domain 4.0: Operations and Incident Response:

Domain 5.0: Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Your Instructor

Securium Solutions Pvt Ltd
Securium Solutions Pvt Ltd

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the CompTIA security+ certification last?
The CompTIA Security+ certification lasts for three years. One can easily renew the certificate and extend it for three more years through CompTIA’s continuing education (CE) program.
How long does it take to study for the CompTIA Security+ 601 exam?
It depends upon your experience and the knowledge about exam domains you already have. But four to five weeks are sufficient if you study with dedication and consistency.
What Types of Questions Are on the CompTIA Security+ SYO-601 Exam?
The CompTIA Security+ exam has performance-based multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and drag and drop activities to challenge your problem-solving skills. The multiple-choice questions could be single- and multiple- response.
How long is the Security+ SYO-601 exam?
You will be allotted 90 minutes to attempts all the 90 questions in the exam.
What is the passing score for the CompTIA Security+ SYO-601 exam?
Passing score for CompTIA security+ is 750 (on a scale of 100-900).

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