CompTIA Security+ [SY0-501] - Exam Only

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What Will I Learn?

Install and configure systems to secure applications, networks and devices
Perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques
Participate in risk mitigation activities
Operate with an awareness of applicable policies and laws


This is vendor-neutral credential that demonstrates the necessary skills and knowledge in IT-related security.  The CompTIA Security+ Certification is designed to prepare learners to take their (SY0-501) certification exam and understand how to explain security concerns associated with various types of vulnerabilities. CompTIA Security+ Certification is internationally recognised, foundation-level which validates the expertise of Security Professionals who want to build their careers in IT security. This is an industry certification that will fully prepare you on technical knowledge and skills to perform core security functions. Candidates who take this exam will have an understanding of the following;

  • Compare and contrast types of attacks
  • Use appropriate tools to assess the security posture of an organisation

In order to achieve the CompTIA Security+ Certification, learners must pass the performance-based exam. This exam (SY0-501) will measure the necessary skills and practical experience of standard security practices.

This is an Exam-Only package. Learners who want to follow the CompTIA Security+ Certification course must take it separately.

The CompTIA Security+ Certification is developed for IT Professionals and Systems Administrators who want to test their knowledge in the CompTIA Security + Exam. Learners will have access to 12 months valid exam vouchers. And to add to these benefits, the exam can be purchased for the lowest price on the market. Earning this CompTIA Security+ Certification puts learners in line to attain higher-paying opportunities.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink is a leading exam provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam.  At Global Edulink, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to sit for Exam (SY0-501). We will book the exam on your behalf and will make certain you are armed with the relevant details needed to attend the exam. Learners who register with Global Edulink will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.


  • Who is this Exam aimed at?
  • Entry Requirement
  • Exam Details
  • Testing Exam Objectives
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression
  • Career Path
  • Individuals with an interest in taking the CompTIA Security + (SY0-501)
  • IT Security Professionals
  • IT Professionals
  • Systems Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in IT administration with a focus on security
  • Day to day technical information security experience
  • Broad knowledge of security concerns and implementation
  • Type of Exam: SY0-501
  • Number of Questions: 90
  • Length of Test: 90 minutes
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice and Performance-Based
  • Recommended Experience: Minimum 2 years of work experience in IT administration with a focus on security
  • Passing Score: 750 (A scale of 100-900)
Exam Objectives
  • 21% - Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • 22% - Technologies and Tools
  • 15% - Architecture and Design
  • 16% - Identity and Access Management
  • 14% - Risk Management
  • 12% - Cryptography and TKI
Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
  • Analyse indicators of compromise and determine the type of malware.
Technologies and Tools
  • Install and configure network components.
Architecture and Design
  • Implement secure network architecture concepts.
Identity and Access Management
  • Compare and contrast identity and access management concepts.
Risk Management
  • Explain the importance of policies, plans and procedures related to organisational security.

Learners who successfully complete the (SY0-501) Exam will be awarded the CompTIA Security+ Certification. It is designed to support and develop learners during their professional journey into IT security, enabling them to become competitive on the global stage.

  • CompTIA is a leading tech association worldwide and is at the forefront of the IT industry.
  • They have become a prime voice and platform for foundation IT skills and project skills.
  • CompTIA offers exclusive certification programmes with CompTIA Security+ that has been created to benefit IT Professionals.
  • It is a popular vendor-neutral certification that will demonstrate cyber-security resilience.
  • This is an excellent route for individuals who want to gain entry into an IT enterprise and rise up the career ladder.

Once you successfully qualify in CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501), this Professional Certificate by CompTIA will prepare you to demonstrate your skills in an IT security environment, and make you a highly valued candidate for potential IT enterprises. You can use this certification to exercise your expertise in application security solutions. You can earn up to £52,624 for the role of IT Security Professional and progress to higher earning potential with experience. Given below are job roles that you will be eligible for;

  • IT Professional (Up to £44,000)
  • Systems Administrator (Up to £47,364)
  • Security Administrator (Up to £40,000)

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
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    A R

    Alex Rees

    August 23, 2020

    I have registered with online providers in the past but have not found this level of commitment.

    C H

    Chris Hart

    August 17, 2020
    Low cost

    It was an affordable exam.

    G C

    Gale Clark

    July 26, 2020
    Career opportunity

    Taking this exam has equipped me with the skills and qualification to pursue a career in the field of IT security. I’m excited to put my knowledge into practice in the real world.

    R W

    Raylee Wells

    July 25, 2020
    Improved prospects

    Improved my career opportunities considerably.

    Q H

    Quinn Houghton

    June 01, 2020

    This is a foundation level certification designed to prepare learners to perform core security functions.

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