Category Archives: Security+ SY0-601

Why IT Certification? NOTE: What we won't cover here are salaries, compensation, and job growth. If that is what you are curious about click here for our article about IT pay in 2021. Competence is front and center The number one reason why you would care about certification, other than having it required[…] Read more »

Published February 17, 2021 in Jobs and careerLPIC-1Network+ N10-007PMP CertificationSecurity+ SY0-601

Security+ SY0-601 Practice Test Below are 25 Security plus SY0-601 practice test questions. In all of them, you will have the question text first, the distracters, and correct answer(s) second, then an explanation, and finally which CompTIA main domain and exam objective the question pertains to. Any Security+ preparation should start[…] Read more »

Published November 30, 2020 in Security+ SY0-601

IT Salaries and Openings are Up in 2021! Considering our incessant use of smartphones, tablets, computers, and other high-tech devices we are all dependent on, no wonder professionals IT salaries and openings are up in 2021! We are not kidding about those devices being constantly used and you know it because you[…] Read more »

Published September 25, 2020 in A+ 220-1001A+ 220-1002CompTIANetwork+ N10-007Security+ SY0-501Security+ SY0-601

New Security+ SY0-601 Welcome to ExamNotes by CertBlaster! In this edition, we will try to answer some of the questions we hear most frequently relative to the new Security+ SY0-601 certification. Much of the concerns, as usual, center around what is new in this test revision but there is more to[…] Read more »

Published August 18, 2020 in CompTIASecurity+ SY0-601

The Expected difference between CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 and SY0-601 Every three years CompTIA releases a new and updated version of its exams. Update: We are now expecting it in November 2020. Although CompTIA is not telling when the new Security+ SY0-601 Exam will be released, we hear that November should be[…] 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

The Department of Defense Directive 8570.1 and CompTIA Certification Updated: 02/24-2021 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.[…] Read more »

Published October 2, 2017 in A+ 220-1001 & 220-1002CompTIANetwork+ N10-007Security+ SY0-601

Security+ Practice Test – Performance Based Question Updated: 02/22-2021 Click Here for more info about our Security+ Practice Tests for Exam SY0-601 The performance-based questions on the Security+ exam are by now somewhat notorious. Fundamentally the navigational aspect of it is no more than an enhanced drag and drop or list-and-reorder type question.[…] Read more »

Published May 31, 2016 in CompTIASecuritySecurity+ SY0-601

Using a CompTIA Security+ Practice Test to Prepare for the Actual Test Updated: 02/21-2021 OK, so you’ve studied the CompTIA Security+ exam objectives, some content (courseware, online videos, Google, or whatever works for you). You also self-tested using some Security+ practice tests until you feel very comfortable with the subject material and[…] Read more »

Published April 23, 2016 in CompTIAExam ObjectivesSecurity+ SY0-601

The IT Skills Gap: An Opportunity for IT Certification? Updated: 02/21-2021 Did you know that there are in excess of one million qualified and well-paying unfilled jobs in the IT industry in the USA? A study commissioned by CompTIA (the Computing Technology Industry Association) shows that "there are over 1,000,000 open positions in[…] Read more »

Published April 13, 2016 in A+ 220-1001 & 220-1002CompTIANetwork+ N10-007Security+ SY0-601

Recertification for CompTIA A+ Network+ and Security+ Updated: 02/18-2021 We get a fair amount of questions regarding CompTIA recertification requirements and modalities as in "are there other ways to recertify than retaking the entire test?" Because of the CertBlaster offerings, we get most questions on A+, Network+, and Security+ recertification and to[…] Read more »

Published January 7, 2016 in A+ 220-1001 & 220-1002CompTIANetwork+ N10-007Security+ SY0-601

What the DoD and Certification - Directive 8570 Updated: 02/18-2021 Obviously, the best measure of the value of a certification is how much it is in demand. Large companies and agencies are very influential with regards to the credibility and value of any certification track. Today we are focusing on how the[…] Read more »

Published January 6, 2016 in A+ 220-1001A+ 220-1002Network+ N10-007Security+ SY0-601

Network+ and Security+ Exam Objectives: Common Hacker Attacks Updated: 02/18-2021 A critical component of IT/IS security fundamentals is understanding the common attacks hackers use to infiltrate networks, take down websites, and steal confidential information. This topic is a key objective in CompTIA’s Security+ SY0-601 exam; specifically, it’s Objective 1.5: “Explain different threat[…] Read more »

Published November 11, 2015 in CompTIANetwork+ N10-007Security+ SY0-601


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