Tag Archives: SY0-401

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501

Students and our sales staff are asking lots of questions about the recently announced CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam. Selected aspects of the exam have not been announced. I was able to review a CompTIA partner webinar covering the new exam, and acquire a forty page detailed mapping document. My deep dive isn’t complete, though this … Continue reading CompTIA Security+ SY0-501

CompTIA Security+ An Approach Toward Physical Security

For many IT professionals, Security+ is their first exposure to planning facility security.   Comprehensive, layered security is always the best solution. With unlimited resources you can place cameras everywhere, key or card access systems at every door, signage throughout a facility, frequent training and user education, security guards, secured guest and public meeting areas, or … Continue reading CompTIA Security+ An Approach Toward Physical Security

CompTIA Series: Security Access Models

This blog provides clarifying information related to Security Access Models found on the CompTIA A+ Security+ exams.  Allow me to recap my goal with this series: Although CompTIA exams are heavily based upon the published exam objectives, CompTIA tends to expand target material by exposing candidates to potential content on their certification exams. Although such … Continue reading CompTIA Series: Security Access Models

CompTIA Series: Risk Analysis Calculations

This blog provides clarifying information related to IPSec as found on the Security+ exams. Allow me to recap my goal with this series: Although CompTIA exams are heavily based upon the published exam objectives, CompTIA tends to expand target material by exposing candidates to potential content on their certification exams. Although such questions are not … Continue reading CompTIA Series: Risk Analysis Calculations

Security+ SY0-301 versus SY0-401 and other questions

The SY0-401Security+ exam went live in April 2014, though you may still take the SYO-301 exam through December 31, 2014. In either event, the Security+ credential is now a Continuing Education certification such that you will want to update your knowledge and skill sets regardless of the exam version you initially pass. While teaching our … Continue reading Security+ SY0-301 versus SY0-401 and other questions