The CompTIA Security+ Practice-Lab will provide you with the necessary platform to gain hands on skills in IT security. By completing the lab tasks you will improve your practical skills in identifying threats, attacks and vulnerabilities, access and identity management and risk management.
These same tasks will help you understand the objectives and competencies required by the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) certification exam.
The CompTIA Security+ is an intermediate level certificate aimed at IT security professionals, with a minimum of 2 years of IT administration (with a focus on security and day-to-day technical information security experience). This Practice Lab focuses on the practical aspects of the CompTIA Security + (SY0-501) exam objectives. It is therefore advised to refer to your own course materials to gain a deeper understanding of any theoretical aspects of the exam objectives.
It is also recommended that you have gained the following certification before attempting the CompTIA Security+ exam:
- CompTIA Network+
No prior hands-on experience is required to use or complete this Practice Lab, however we have assumed that you know how to use a computer and that you are familiar with basic networking concepts and technologies.