||May 1, 2014
|| October 4, 2017
||The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
|Number of Questions
||Maximum of 90 questions
|Type of Questions
||Multiple choice and performance-based
|Length of Test
||750 (on a scale of 100-900)
||CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus
||English, Japanese, Portuguese and Simplified Chinese.
||English (Japanese, Portuguese and Simplified Chinese estimated Q2 2018)
||English retirement: July 31, 2018;
Japanese, Portuguese and Simplified Chinese: December 15, 2018
||Usually three years after launch
||$339 USD (See all pricing)