CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.
5-days of training – One Exam
Exam SYO-501 (SYO-501 will retire July 2021, SYO-601 scheduled to be released November 2020)
Security+ certification holders are required to renew their credentials every three years. Renewal can be achieved in two ways:
Take the current version of the Security+ certification exam.
Earn Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) by participating in qualified activities, such as publishing an article or white paper, obtaining another industry certification, or attending a relevant conference or event. The Security+ certification requires 50 CEU’s per renewal.