Candidates are encouraged to use this document to help prepare for the CompTIA
Security+ (SY0-601) certification exam. The CompTIA Security+ certification exam will
verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:
• Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend
and implement appropriate security solutions
• Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT
• Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including
principles of governance, risk, and compliance
• Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents
This is equivalent to two years of hands-on experience working in a security/systems administrator job role.
These content examples are meant to clarify the test objectives and should not be construed as a comprehensive listing of all the content of this examination.