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CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)

Free Practice Test

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  • Last UpdatedJune 2024

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CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) Exam

The CompTIA Security+ helps in developing core skills required to perform any cybersecurity role and thereby provides a basis to perform intermediate-level cybersecurity profiles. The CompTIA Security+ exam helps evaluate the knowledge required to evaluate the security posture of an enterprise environment.

Course Outline

The CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) Practice Exam exam covers the following topics - 

  • Understand the types of Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
  • Learn about Architecture and Design
  • Overview of Implementation Concepts
  • Understanding Operations and Incident Response
  • Learn about Governance, Risk, and Compliance Policies

Exam Format and Information

Exam Name CompTIA Security+  
Exam Code SY0-601
Exam Duration 90 mins
Exam Format Multiple Choice and Multi-Response Questions
Exam Type Security
Number of Questions 90 Questions
Eligibility/Pre-Requisite NIL
Exam Status Live
Exam Language English, Japanese
Pass Score 700 (on a scale of 1-1000)

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) FAQs

The passing score for CompTIA security+ is 750 (on a scale of 100-900).
There are no prerequisites for CompTIA Security+ SYO-601 certification exam. But, it is suggested to earn CompTIA A+ or CompTIA network+ certification.
The CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 exam is valid for 3 years. If a candidate qualifies for the Security+ Exam before the exam retirement, even then the certificate is valid for 3 years.

There are two options available for taking the exam.

  • Online testing
  • In-person testing
Candidates will be given 90 minutes to attempts all the 90 questions in the exam.

The CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) exam has various types of questions including -

  • Performance-based multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
  • Drag and drop activities
  • Multiple-choice questions with single or multiple- responses.
The CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) certification exam is valid for 3 years. Further, the certificate can be renewed and extended for 3 more years through CompTIA’s continuing education (CE) program.


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