CompTIA Security+ [SY0-501] Course + Exam

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The CompTIA Security+ Certification Course + Exam is vendor-neutral credential that is developed for IT Professionals and Systems Administrators who want to demonstrate their expertise in application security. The course will provide insight and thorough explanations on security concerns associated with various types of threats and vulnerabilities. Individuals who take this (SY0-501) certification exam will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to gain employment in IT-related security. The CompTIA Security+ Certification Course is an internationally recognised, foundation-level certificate that validates the expertise of Security Professionals who want to build their careers in security organisations. This is an industry certification that will fully equip learners with the technical knowledge and mastery to perform core security functions in key infrastructures. Candidates who take this course + exam will have a grasp of the following;

  • Compare and contrast types of threats and attacks
  • Use appropriate tools to assess the security posture of an organisation
  • Learn cryptography and public key infrastructure
  • 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 a Course + Exam package. Learners will have access to 12 months of valid exam vouchers. Added to these benefits, the exam can be purchased for the lowest price on the market. Earning this CompTIA Security+ Certification Course + Exam puts learners in line to attain higher-paying job roles and the chance to rise up the career ladder.


Global Edulink is a leading online and exam provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive CompTIA Security+ Certification Course + Exam.  At Global Edulink, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course and sit for the Exam (SY0-501). We will book the exam on your behalf and make certain you are armed with the relevant details needed to attend it. Learners who register with Global Edulink will be offered 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.


1: Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
2: Technologies and Tools
3: Architecture and Design
4: Identity and Access Management
5: Risk Management
6: Cryptography and PKI

Who is this Exam aimed at?

  • Individuals with an interest in taking the CompTIA Security + Certification Exam (SY0-501)
  • IT Security Professionals
  • IT Professionals
  • Systems Administrator
  • Security Administrator

Entry Requirement

  • 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

Exam Details

  • 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
Learners who successfully complete the Course + Exam (SY0-501) 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.
Career Path 

Once you successfully qualify in CompTIA Server+ Certification (SK0-005), Professional Certificate by CompTIA will prepare you to demonstrate your skills in server architecture, and make you a highly valued candidate for potential IT enterprises. You can use this certification to exercise your expertise in maintaining server components. This certification will lead to earning about £48,066 for the role of Server Administrator and the opportunity to progress to higher earning potential with experience. Given below are job roles that you will be eligible for;

  • System Administrator (Range of £47,500)
  • Network Administrator (Range of £46,694)


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