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SY0-501CompTIA Security+ (2017)

Candidates for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification typically have two years of experience in IT administration with a focus in security. The Security+ exam is an internationally recognized validation of foundation-level security skills and knowledge, and is used by organizations and security professionals around the globe.

This exam measures the following skills*:

  • Network security, compliance, and operation security
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Application, data, and host security
  • Access control
  • Identity management
  • Cryptography

For more information about the SY0-501 exam, visit the CompTIA site.

*These exam objectives can change at any time.

SY0-501 Security+ (2017) Certification Study Package

Kaplan IT Training Certification Packages are based on Kaplan's proven learning strategy of Prepare, Practice, Perform® and are customizable to fit your preferred study method. Study at your own pace, whenever you want, and wherever you are most comfortable. Choose between our 30-Day Assessment and 180-Day Exam Preparation and then add training to refine and master your exam-taking skills and job expertise. Practice with exam-like questions.

30-Day Assessment (Online only)

  • A single set of focused exam-like questions
  • Custom quiz settings to drill down into specific topics
  • Detailed explanations and references
  • Grade as you go or simulate the exam experience
  • Online access only
  • Upgrade to the 180-Day Exam Preparation for only $40

180-Day Exam Preparation (Online + Download)

  • Multiple unique sets of exam-like questions for additional exam experiences
  • Custom quiz settings to drill down into specific topics
  • Detailed explanations and references
  • Grade as you go or simulate the exam experience
  • Performance Tracker to see how your performance stacks up to others
  • Full set of key concepts flashcards to memorize critical information
  • Online access and downloadable and printable quizzes for offline study
  • Study Calendar to optimize your exam study time
  • Student Discussion Board to share study tips
  • InstructorLink™ to contact our IT experts
  • Pass Guarantee to ensure your success

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SY0-501 Security+ (2017) eLearning

Kaplan IT Training has partnered with Skillsoft to bring you eLearning courses. eLearning is a self-paced, flexible learning module that helps you master job skills while preparing for your certification. Prepare to conquer even the toughest IT challenges. 

The Skillsoft eLearning Security+ (2017) course offers hours of online instruction, featuring:

  • A mobile-optimized and Cloud-based platform, so you can access your courses conveniently from a variety of web-enabled devices
  • A clean, intuitive interface designed to support a continuous learning environment
  • Analytics, reporting, and measurement of your progress
  • Self-paced and flexible learning options that fit your individual preferences
  • An affordable, effective way to help you prepare for your certification
  • A full year of online access

SY0-501 Security+ (2017) Practice Lab

The Security+ (2017) Practice Lab is a live, hands-on lab platform you can access directly from your web browser. Designed to develop and enhance your IT practical skills, Practice Labs provide you with the hardware you need for high-quality, real-life exercises and scenarios, without having to purchase your own equipment and risk your internal systems. Perform with realistic Practice Labs.

Your single user license will give you full online access:

  • Real labs carried out on real hardware, accessed from your web browser
  • Absolutely no simulations
  • Carry out your own configurations, or follow the accompanying lab guides
  • The latest technology available 24/7
  • No extra hardware or licensing costs
  • An affordable, effective way to gain hands-on, real-world experience

SY0-501 Security+ (2017) Comprehensive On-Demand Course

Kaplan IT Training is proud to offer comprehensive training courses from its partner, CyberVista.

CyberVista delivers on-demand, comprehensive video training in an engaging, interactive environment. The course includes organized tactics, techniques, and tips to help you retain the material for your exam and your career.

Video On-Demand Course
  • Diagnostic Exam: 100-question assessment designed to identify areas of strength and weakness to guide your studying
  • Lesson Book: CyberVista’s exclusive course companion text, shipped to you
  • Full Length Practice Exam: 100-question practice exam to ensure you are confident for test day
  • Quiz Bank: More than 1,000 practice questions with detailed explanations; you can design a custom quiz at your fingertips and see all quiz results in your performance tracker
  • On-Demand Videos: More than 60 short, instructional videos available
  • Recorded Classes: A total of 18 hours of class taught by a certified instructor
  • Performance Tracker: Gauges progress and tracks improvement throughout the course
  • CompTIA Security+ Get Certified Get Ahead: SYO-501 Study Guide: This study guide textbook is shipped to you
  • Summary Notes: Condensed fact sheets including important content from each domain
  • Summary Videos: Videos prioritizing the most important content across each domain
  • E-Flashcards: More than 350 e-flashcards available on any mobile device
  • Readiness Guarantee: A free retake of the course just in case life gets in the way  
  • Security+ Exam Voucher: A $320 value

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