CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Exam Prep Bundle


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What is CertMaster Practice?

CompTIA CertMaster Practice is an online knowledge assessment and training companion tool to help you prepare for your CompTIA certification exam. Featuring an adaptive question-first design, CertMaster Practice quickly assesses what you already know and what you still need to learn. For those topics where you need more support, CertMaster Practice provides personalized remediation and feedback. Once you’re ready, you can demonstrate your knowledge on a timed practice test complete with performance-based questions.

  • Speed-up learning
  • Increase retention
  • Build confidence

Topics Covered

Module 1: Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities

Module 2: Technologies and Tools

Module 3: Architecture and Design

Module 4: Identity and Access Management

Module 5: Risk Management

Module 6: Cryptography and PKI

License Information

  • One CompTIA CertMaster Practice for Security+ (SY0-501) license
  • Once activated, CertMaster Practice for Security+ (SY0-501) is valid for 12 months

How to Access CertMaster Practice

An access key and instructions will be sent after your purchase is complete.

You may then login anytime at https://www.comptia.org/training/certmaster-practice/login

What’s included

Designed for self-paced learners, this fully illustrated book covers all the latest Security+ (SY0-501) exam objectives and is packed with informative and accessible content. Includes the following:

  • Content aligned to work in the real world - Lessons refer to functional areas within the job role while Topics relate to discrete job tasks
  • Comprehensive glossary with important terms and acronyms

What you’ll learn

The Official CompTIA Security+ Study Guide (SY0-501) has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate. Rigorously evaluated by third party subject matter experts to validate adequate coverage of the exam objectives, The Official CompTIA Security+ Study Guide teaches the essential skills and information required for the CompTIA certification exam. 

After reading the text, you will be able to: 

  • Identify strategies developed by cyber adversaries to attack networks and hosts and the countermeasures deployed to defend them
  • Understand the principles of organizational security and the elements of effective security policies
  • Recognize the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products
  • Install and configure network and host-based security technologies
  • Describe how wireless and remote access security is enforced

Accessing the eBook

eBooks are delivered through the Skillpipe platform. The Skillpipe eReader gives browser-based access to the full content with bookmarking and annotation features. Content may be printed on a chapter-by-chapter basis for personal use only. You will receive an access key and full instructions within a few minutes of placing your order.

Product Information

Pub. Date: 2019-07-15

Author(s): James Pengelly

Pages: 563

About CompTIA Security+  

CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. 

No other certification that assesses baseline cybersecurity skills has performance-based questions on the exam. Security+ emphasizes hands-on practical skills, ensuring the security professional is better prepared to problem solve a wider variety of issues. 

More choose Security+ for DoD 8570 compliance than any other certification because it focuses on the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and intrusion detection. 

For the latest Security+ exam information regarding availability, version and pending retirement, please visit https://www.comptia.org/certifications/security 

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