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CompTIA Security+ (Security+)

The CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. Security threats are increasing in number and severity, and the gap between the need for security professionals and qualified IT personnel is the largest of any IT specialty, according to a 2008 CompTIA study.
Certification Summary
Examination Papers & Topics
CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that proves competency in system security, network infrastructure, access control and organizational security. The CompTIA Security+ certification is consisting of only one examination papaer.
Examination Style
Security+ exam is consisting of 100 questions to be completed in 90 minutes.
Examination Passing Score
Passing score is 750 on a scale of 100-900.
Examination & Results Dates
CompTIA A+ exam is provided around the year and results report is generated immediately after completing the exam through Prometric's software. 
CompTIA certification exams are provided through Pearson VUE and Prometric. Visit their sites to find the closest testing center to you.
Examination Mode Paper-based
Areas of Specialization
  • Information Technology
Professional Body CompTIA
Location of Incorporation United States