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Welcome to ExamNotes by CertBlaster! This edition will focus on the methods to use to maximize your chances of success when taking the CompTIA A+ Exams i.e. succeeding at the A+ Exam. We’ll look at the testing environment, the test itself, and the psychology of the exam and how you can[…] Read more »

Published July 20, 2020 in A+ 220-1001A+ 220-1002CompTIA

What You Need You need to pass two exams, A+ 220-1001 & 220-1002 to be A+ certified. These are not easy tests to pass because they cover so much material. The complete definition of the exams is the official CompTIA A+ Exam Objectives and between the two exams, it lists over[…] Read more »

Published January 20, 2020 in A+ 220-1001 & 220-1002CompTIA

To be successful in your A+ certification you need to know what kind of question formats you should expect on the A+ certification test. There are two main question types, multiple-choice and interactive questions. The multiple-choice in its turn are of two types multiple choice single answer and multiple choice[…] Read more »

Published January 17, 2020 in A+ 220-1001 & 220-1002CompTIA

The short answer is "a maximum of 90" but it’s a little more complicated than that. CompTIA does not give out exact numbers for any of their exams, only a maximum number. For the A+ certification exams (the current versions are exams 220-1001 and 220-1002) that maximum is set to[…] Read more »

Published January 17, 2020 in A+ 220-1001 & 220-1002CompTIA

The Expected difference between CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 and SY0-601 Every three years CompTIA releases a new and updated version of its exams. This year, on October 4, 2020, CompTIA is releasing the new Security+ SY0-601 Exam. Below we will take a look at what we believe the difference between CompTIA Security+[…] Read more »

Published January 6, 2020 in CompTIASecurity+ SY0-501Security+ SY0-601

CertBlaster® Salary Metastudy In this article, the salaries of the jobs listed below are averaged over a sample of employees who have shared their salaries as public information. The total sample size is 57,702 individuals. The sample sizes for each certification are: 17,881 reported salaries for A+ 16,471 reported salaries for Network+ 23,350 reported salaries for Security+ In[…] Read more »

Published August 1, 2019 in A+ 220-1001 & 220-1002CompTIALinuxNetwork+ N10-007Security+ SY0-501Security+ SY0-601

Free CompTIA A+ 1001 Study Guide CertBlaster's ExamNotes for CompTIA Exam 220-1001 (Core 1) are a series of articles covering each and every single CompTIA A+ 220-1001 Main Domain, Exam Sub-Objective, and below that level every single topic point in CompTIA's published Exam Objectives for A+. Just to give you an[…] Read more »

Published March 15, 2019 in A+ 220-1001CompTIA

ExamNotes for A+ There is one article for each A+ Exam Sub-Objective as defined by CompTIA. Together these articles would together represent a hefty book of highly concentrated and focused A+ test preparation. A+ ExamNotes for CompTIA Exam 220-1001 – Core 1 A+ ExamNotes for CompTIA Exam 220-1002 – Core 2 Click here for more[…] Read more »

Published March 15, 2019 in A+ 220-1001 & 220-1002CompTIA

The A+ 220-1001 and A+ 220-1002 exams We at CertBlaster are cornerstone funding partners of the A+ certification program, having been involved since the inception of the first exam. Members of the CertBlaster team has been on CompTIA advisory boards, executive committees, and design committees, and has provided Subject Matter Experts[…] Read more »

Published September 25, 2018 in A+ 220-1001A+ 220-1002CompTIALearning resourcesUncategorized

ExamNotes for Network+ N10-007 1.8 Explain the functions of network services Click here to go back to the Network+ ExamNotes Table of Content DNS service In order to effectively administer DNS in your organization, you need a working knowledge of how the namespace database is arranged. The namespace databases are stored in DNS zone[…] Read more »

Published July 26, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007

ExamNotes for Network+ N10-007 1.7 Summarize cloud concepts and their purpose Click here to go back to the Network+ ExamNotes Table of Content Cloud computing has become a part of every user’s daily interactions. Even your Smartwatch can store data in the cloud. Here we’ll look at the available cloud services, delivery models,[…] Read more »

Published July 24, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Sub-objective 1.6: Given a scenario, implement the appropriate wireless technologies and configurations Click here to go back to the Network+ ExamNotes Table of Content Click here for our Exam Simulator for Network+ N10-007 802.11 standards WLAN networking standards are described by the IEEE 802.11 group. Listed below is a description of[…] Read more »

Published July 16, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007

Network+ N10-007 ExamNotes for sub-objective 1.5 Compare and contrast the characteristics of network topologies, types, and technologies – Part 2 of 2 Click here for Part 1/2 Click here to go back to the Network+ ExamNotes Table of Content Click here for our Exam Simulator for Network+ N10-007 Network+ N10-007 Sub-objective 1.5 'Compare and[…] Read more »

Published June 22, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007

Network+ N10-007 ExamNotes for sub-objective 1.5 Compare and contrast the characteristics of network topologies, types and technologies – Part 1/2 Click here for Part 2/2 Click here to go back to the Network+ ExamNotes Table of Content Click here for our Exam Simulator for Network+ N10-007 1.5 Compare and contrast the characteristics of network[…] Read more »

Published June 21, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007

Network+ N10-007 ExamNotes for sub-objective 1.4 Given a scenario, configure the appropriate IP addressing components – Part 2 of 2 Click here to go back to the Network+ ExamNotes Table of Content Click here for our Exam Simulator for Network+ N10-007 1.4 Given a scenario, configure the appropriate IP addressing components Subnetting – Classful Classes[…] Read more »

Published June 5, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007Uncategorized

Network+ N10-007 ExamNotes for sub-objective 1.4 Given a scenario, configure the appropriate IP addressing components – Part 1 of 2 1.4 Given a scenario, configure the appropriate IP addressing components. - Private vs. public - Loopback and reserved - Default gateway - Virtual IP - Subnet mask This is our Part 1 of 2 for sub-objective 1.4.[…] Read more »

Published June 4, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007

Download of the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Exam Objectives (PDF) Click here to download the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Exam Objectives Compare and contrast Network+ N10-006 vs N10-007 Click here for our Exam Simulator for Network+ N10-007 For your benefit, we have, in below two tables, listed side by side the Main Domains (exam objectives) of[…] Read more »

Published June 3, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resourcesNetwork+ N10-007

Difference between the new A+ 220-1002 and the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification First about the exam number: At the time we are writing this we have reasons to believe that 220-1002 will be the exam number that will be replacing 220-902. However, this is early enough that things could change in[…] Read more »

Published May 25, 2018 in A+ 220-1001A+ 220-1002A+ 220-901 & 220-902

Network+ N10-007 ExamNotes for sub-objective 1.3 Explain the concepts and characteristics of routing and switching – Part 3 of 3 We need your help! This is a free community resource: Please give us any feedback you deem appropriate. If you like it as is, we’d love to know. If you don’t[…] Read more »

Published May 24, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007

Network+ N10-007 ExamNotes for sub-objective 1.3 Explain the concepts and characteristics of routing and switching – Part 2 of 3 CompTIA Exam Sub-objective 1.3: “Explain the concepts and characteristics of routing and switching.” For the previous part of these objectives go to Part 1, for the remainder of the 1.3 objectives go[…] Read more »

Published May 23, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007

Network+ N10-007 ExamNotes for sub-objective 1.3 Explain the concepts and characteristics of routing and switching – Part 1 of 3 In order to understand routing and switching you should be comfortable with the logical and physical aspects of the networks, you will encounter along with the behavior of the devices that[…] Read more »

Published May 22, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resourcesNetwork+ N10-007

ExamNotes for Network+ N10-007 sub-objective 1.2 Explain devices, applications, protocols and services at their appropriate OSI layers The OSI layers have been a recurring feature of the Network+ exams from one version to the next for over a decade now. CompTIA is so serious about it that it dedicates this entire[…] Read more »

Published May 16, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resourcesNetwork+ N10-007

ExamNotes for Network+ N10-007 1.1 Explain the purposes and uses of ports and protocols – Part 2/2 Click here to go back to the Network+ ExamNotes Table of Content Welcome to ExamNotes for Network+ N10-007. This series of posts is one pear each CompTIA Network+ sub-objective. This one addresses sub-objective 1.1 “Explain[…] Read more »

Published May 16, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resourcesNetwork+ N10-007

ExamNotes for CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Main Domain 1.0 Networking Concepts NOTE: Our Free Study Guide for Network plus is a work in progress! When completed there will be one post for each Network+ N10-007 Exam Sub-Objective as defined by CompTIA (just like our ExamNotes for A+ 220-901). If this was a book, these[…] Read more »

Published May 16, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resourcesNetwork+ N10-007

ExamNotes for Network+ N10-007 1.1 Explain the purposes and uses of ports and protocols – Part 1 of 2 Welcome to exam notes for Network+ N10-007! Click here to go back to the Network+ ExamNotes Table of Content ExamNotes is one article for each and every one of the CompTIA Network+ sub-objectives.[…] Read more »

Published May 16, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-007

Free CompTIA Network+ Study Guide IMPORTANT NOTE: Our Free CompTIA Network+ Study Guide for Network plus N10-007, the ExamNotes for Network+ N10-007 are in development, so for the time being, you will not find all the exam sub-objectives fully completed. We are working as fast as we can to finish this content[…] Read more »

Published May 16, 2018 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resourcesNetwork+ N10-007

Difference between the new A+ 220-1001 and the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification First, about the exam number, 220-1001 is the exam number replacing 220-901. The new exam also gets a name and that is Core 1. A+ being an entry-level certification, it is a rather wider than deep credential. It is to some[…] Read more »

Published April 24, 2018 in AA+ 220-1001A+ 220-901 & 220-902

New A+ certification exam objectives will be released in 2019 It is that time in the CompTIA certification cycle where it is time to update the A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams. We are looking at a release early 2019 possibly in January for the new A+ certification exam. Click here for our[…] Read more »

Published April 18, 2018 in A+ BundleCompTIA

Free CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Practice Test This is a 30 (5+25) question Network plus N10-007 free practice test of the level of testing you should expect at the CompTIA Network+ exam. NOTE: This free CompTIA Network+ N10-007 practice test consists exclusively of multiple-choice questions while our CertBlaster Exam Simulator does include the performance-based questions[…] Read more »

Published March 14, 2018 in CompTIALearning resourcesSecurity+ SY0-501

Security+ and the CompTIA “Grace Period” Because CompTIA allows for a grace period on the older version of an exam from the date of introduction of a new version, you still have quite some time left to pass the test you have prepared for. This applies to many CompTIA exams including[…] Read more »

Published October 16, 2017 in CompTIASecurity+ SY0-501

The US Department of Defense (DoD), In 2004, established Directive 8570.1: Information Assurance Training, Certification and Workforce Management. It still stands and it is a mandate based on the requirement that all DoD information assurance technicians and managers are trained and certified. This is how it aims to ensure that all[…] Read more »

Published October 2, 2017 in CompTIASecurity+ SY0-401Security+ SY0-501

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 5.5 – Given a scenario, explain the troubleshooting theory Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 5.5 5.5 Given a scenario, explain the troubleshooting theory. Always[…] Read more »

Published July 5, 2017 in A+ BundleCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 5.3 – Summarize the process of addressing prohibited content/activity, and explain privacy, licensing, and policy concepts – Part 2 of 2 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page This is Part 2[…] Read more »

Published June 26, 2017 in A+ BundleCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 5.3 – Summarize the process of addressing prohibited content/activity, and explain privacy, licensing, and policy concepts – Part 1 of 2 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page This is Part 1[…] Read more »

Published June 22, 2017 in A+ BundleCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 5.2 – Given a scenario with potential environmental impacts, apply the appropriate controls – Part 2 of 2 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page This is Part 2 of 2 of[…] Read more »

Published June 19, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 5.2 – Given a scenario with potential environmental impacts, apply the appropriate controls – Part 1 of 2 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page This is Part 1 of 2 of[…] Read more »

Published June 15, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902CertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 5.1 – Given a scenario, use appropriate safety procedures – Part 2 of 2 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page This is Part 2 of 2 of CompTIA A+ Objective 5.1[…] Read more »

Published June 12, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902CompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 5.1 – Given a scenario, use appropriate safety procedures – Part 1 of 2 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page This is Part 1 of 2 of CompTIA A+ Objective 5.1 Detailed[…] Read more »

Published June 8, 2017 in A+ BundleCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 4.4 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot common mobile OS and application security issues with appropriate tools – Part 2 of 2 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page This is Part[…] Read more »

Published May 31, 2017 in A+ BundleCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 4.4 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot common mobile OS and application security issues with appropriate tools Part 1/2 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+[…] Read more »

Published May 23, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam ObjectivesLearning resources

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 4.3 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot mobile OS and application issues with appropriate tools Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 4.3 4.3 Given a[…] Read more »

Published May 16, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 4.2 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot common PC security issues with appropriate tools and best practices – Part 2 Part 1 – Covers “Common Symptoms” up until “Tools” Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the[…] Read more »

Published May 12, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 4.2 - Given a scenario, troubleshoot common PC security issues with appropriate tools and best practices – Part 1 This is Part 1, Part 2 – Will cover everything from “Tools” and on Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams[…] Read more »

Published May 9, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam Objectives

What is the expected difference between CompTIA Network+ N10-006 and N10-007? What assumptions can we work with? We expect the new Network+ N10-007 to release in March of 2018 so the question on a lot of people’s mind is how different should we expect the new Network+ N10-007 to be compared to the[…] Read more »

Published May 4, 2017 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesNetwork+ N10-006Network+ N10-007

New CompTIA Network+ N10-007 What is the expected release date of the new Network+ N10-007? The current Network+ exam N10-006 was released in July of 2015. CompTIA is on a three-year renewal schedule for all its major certifications and Network+ absolutely falls in that category, 2018 is the year for the next[…] Read more »

Published May 2, 2017 in CompTIANetwork+ N10-006Network+ N10-007

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 4.1 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot PC operating system problems with appropriate tools Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Part 2 of 2 - Covers “Tools” – Click here for Part 1 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page Detailed[…] Read more »

Published April 25, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIA

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 4.1 – Given a scenario, troubleshoot PC operating system problems with appropriate tools - Part 1 Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Part 2 - Covers “Tools” - Click here for Part 2 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes[…] Read more »

Published April 20, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 3.7 – Given a scenario, secure SOHO wireless and wired networks Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.7 3.7 Given a scenario, secure SOHO wireless[…] Read more »

Published April 11, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 3.6 – Given a scenario, use appropriate data destruction and disposal methods Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.6 3.6 Given a scenario, use appropriate[…] Read more »

Published April 7, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902CertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 3.5 – Compare and contrast various methods for securing mobile devices Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.5 3.5 Compare and contrast various methods for[…] Read more »

Published April 3, 2017 in AA+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 3.4 – Given a scenario, deploy and enforce security best practices to secure a workstation Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.4 3.4[…] Read more »

Published March 30, 2017 in A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam Objectives

CompTIA A+ Exam 220-902 sub-objective 3.3 –Compare and contrast differences of basic Windows OS security settings Back to the main 902 ExamNotes page Click here for more info about our A+ Practice Test Bundle for A+ Exams 220-901 & 220-902 Detailed (and official) description of CompTIA A+ sub-objective 3.3 3.3 Compare and contrast differences of[…] Read more »

Published March 27, 2017 in A+ 220-901 & 220-902A+ BundleCertBlaster Test EngineCompTIAExam Objectives

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