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[edit section] Our FREE Comptia Security+ Certification Exam Resources

Welcome to the ProProfs FREE Comptia Security+ Certification School. Here you will find resources that will help you to excel and ace the CompTIA Security+ examination. Our CompTIA Security+ school provides you online access to resources required to gather skills and knowledge to quickly become Security+ certified. All resources and study material are totally free to all Security+ certification candidates & learners:

[edit section] Security+ Exam At A Glance

CompTIA Security+ certification (also known as CompTIA Security Plus) is an international industry credential that validates the knowledge of information security professionals with the equivalent of two years of hands-on experience.

Exam Costs: $258 per attempt.

Exam Location: You can register for the exam at any Pearson VUE and Thompson Prometric center.

Time Allocated: 90 minutes per exam

Total marks: Graded from 100-900 marks

Minimum Pass Marks: 750

Number Of Questions: 100 questions per exam

Exam format: Linear format; computer-based test (CBT)

Prerequisites: None. CompTIA Network+ certification is officially recommended but not required

Validation Period: Certification expires after three years, but the requirements are occasionally updated

Score Report: Delivered immediate on test completion.

[edit section] CompTIA customer service, Prometric, Vue contact information

Phone numbers


[edit section] Security+ Exam Pattern

The question types found on the Security+ exam are:

  • Multiple Choice with Single answer: Student is required to select a single answer from a range of options (generally 4-5) by clicking on a radio button.
  • Multiple Choice with Multiple answer: Student is required to select a range of options. The number of options to select is specified.
  • Fill in the Blank: Student is required to type in the missing text to complete the sentence.
  • Exhibit-based: Note that some questions will require the student to actively use exhibits presented in order to correctly answer the question

[edit section] ProProfs FREE Security+ Study Guide

ProProfs FREE Security+ study guide will help you ace the Security+ exam. While the exam can test concepts and facts that seem foreign to you, our guide hits on all of the key tested points while sticking to the basics and providing a real-world approach to many tested areas. The guide is packed full of exam-tested items in an easy-to-read, “article-a-day” format. Of course, you can work at the pace you require, but the articles are designed to be concise and are generally quick reads, with comprehension (exam) questions at the end of each of the articles. Using this guide on a regular basis and completing the study questions will certainly help you on your path to certification. And just like all resources at ProProfs, the Security+ study guide is completely free to all students and built on the latest version of the exam.


[edit section] Security+ Certification Exam Cram Sheet

In addition to our study guide, we also offer the Security+ Cram Sheet, which is a condensed and terse review of the most commonly tested points of Security+. In particular, the Cram Sheet will cover specialty questions that are not specifically covered through the study guide. In addition, the Cram Sheet should provide you with most of the general points that are found in the Study Guide.


Security+ Cram Sheet

[edit section] Security+ Practice Tests & Practice Questions

Get a feel for the real test using our full length timed Security+ Practice exams. Each Security+ practice test is timed to give you a feel of the pressures of the real exam. The tests are designed to reflect your score on the final exam.

We also offer several practice questions that draw from past Security+ exams and material that is known to be tested (i.e. material on the examination syllabus) on the exam. After the completion of the Security+ Sneak Peek, these practice aids should help you in your preparation for the Security+ exam.

Practice Exams:

All Exams are 100 questions timed.  You have 90 mins to complete the practice test

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[edit section] Security+ Certification Discussion Forums - Notes, Questions & More

We also have an active Security+ discussion forum where you can ask questions, discuss the exam, share notes, tips & more. Join thousands of students from around the world, along with trainers, professionals & professors, in your Security+ certification study.

  • Search for an answer
  • Post your question & get instant replies
  • Access study notes of other students and share your notes

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[edit section] Tips from members who have taken the Security + exam

Exam tips

[edit section] Security+ Certification Articles, Jobs, Books & More

If you’re more interested in the exam itself and want to know more of what it entails, read some of our Security+ exam articles about the exam experience, career paths available to you after taking the exam, and some general exam tips (especially on how to answer multiple-choice questions). We also bring to you the best book deals, job information and more on Security+.

At ProProfs, we collectively wish you the best of luck in your pursuit of the Security+ certification and hope that you will be able to utilize all of the free resources offered here at ProProfs Security+ Exam Certification School.

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