CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Labs (SY0-501-Labs)

Gain hands-on experience in CompTIA Security+ certification exam with CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. CompTIA Security+ performance-based labs focus on the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam objectives and provide skills and knowledge in the areas such as application of security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability; identification of appropriate technologies and products; troubleshooting security events and incidents, and much more.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA Security+ is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code SY0-501. This certification covers the most important principles for securing a network and managing risk. The CompTIA Network+ certification is recommended before taking the Security+ exam. CompTIA Security+ is an entry-level, international, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT security professionals to identify risk, participate in risk mitigation activities, provide infrastructure, information, operational, and application security. This certification exam can prove to be a milestone for your IT career.

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Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a focus on security.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 330
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of multiple choice and performance-based questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 90 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 750

(on a scale of 100-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the SY0-501 examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  • CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification? CompTIA Security+ certification expires after three years from the date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the Pearson-SY0-501-lab, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Security Architect
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Consultant/Specialist

Here's what you will learn

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Using Windows Defender
  • Managing Windows Firewall
  • Encrypting files with EFS
  • Configuring Windows firewall
  • Using BitLocker in Windows 10
  • Configuring Group Policy Settings
  • Managing Services with Group Policy
  • Configuring Audit Group Policy
  • Creating a Virtual Machine
  • Importing a Virtual Machine
  • Configuring Secondary Virtual Hard Disk
  • Configuring Security Setting in Popular Browser 
  • Dos Attack using Smurf Attack
  • Attacking a Website using XSS Injection
  • Cross-Site Request Forgery with low complexity
  • Exploiting a Website using SQL Injection
  • Installing the Web Server IIS Server Role
  • Installing and Configuring NLB Nodes
  • Configuring NLB Operations
  • Creating a Virtual Switch
  • Configuring a Perimeter Firewall
  • Viewing Results of Live Hosts
  • Verifying Network Services
  • Enabling Intrusion Prevention and Detection 
  • Spoofing MAC Addresses with SMAC
  • Clearing the DNS Cache
  • Using Ettercap for ARP Spoofing
  • Adding Netcraft Extension
  • Preventing Zone Transfers
  • Simulating a DoS Attack
  • Implementing Data Execution Prevention
  • Securing Default Accounts
  • Resetting a Password
  • Creating a Fine-Grained Password Policy
  • Configuring Remote Access VPN
  • Configuring a Static TCP/IP Address
  • Configuring Kerberos Policy Settings
  • Installing Remote Access Services
  • Assigning Permissions to Folders
  • Restricting Local Accounts
  • Creating a User Account and Configuring Restriction
  • Configuring Account Policies
  • Managing User Account
  • Running a Security Scan to Identify Vulnerabilities
  • Remediating Vulnerabilities on Local Workstation
  • Remediating Vulnerabilities on the Network  
  • Using Network Monitor
  • Observing Traffic Pattern using Wireshark
  • Analyzing Protocols with Wireshark
  • Working with Task Manager
  • Viewing Running Processes on a Linux-based Machine
  • Enabling Debug Logging on the DNS Server
  • Enabling Audit Policies
  • Enabling Object Access Auditing
  • Configuring SSL Connections
  • Configuring the SSL Port Setting
  • Using openssl to Create a Public/Private Keypair
  • Adding Certificates to MMC
  • Installing Windows Server Backup
  • Creating a Backup Schedule
  • Creating a Backup Once
  • Using social engineering techniques to plan an attack  
  • Purging old files in linux
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CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Labs (SY0-501-Labs)
ISBN : 9781616910846
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