CompTIA Security+CompTIA Security+ represents the latest and greatest in cybersecurity, covering the most in-demand skills related to current threats, automation, zero trust, IoT, risk – and more. Once certified, you’ll understand the core skills needed to succeed on the job – and employers will notice too. The Security+ exam verifies you have 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, Internet of Things (IoT), and operational technology.
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable regulations and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance.
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

CompTIA Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the U.S. DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program. Over 2.3 million CompTIA ISO/ANSI-accredited exams have been delivered since January 1, 2011.

1 – Security Fundamentals

  • Information Security Controls & Cycle
  • Fundamentals of Cryptography
  • Fundamentals of Security Policy
  • Methods of Authentication

2 – Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Malware
  • Physical Vulnerabilities and Threats
  • Social Engineering
  • Software-Based Threats
  • Network-Based Threats
  • Physical Vulnerabilities and Threats
  • Wireless Vulnerabilities and Threats

3 – Managing Data, Application, and Host Security

  • Manage Data Security
  • Manage Application Security
  • Manage Device and Host Security
  • Manage Mobile Security

4 – Implementing Network Security

  • Configure Security Parameters on Network Devices and Technologies
  • Network Design Components and Elements
  • Secure Wireless Traffic
  • Apply Principles of Secure Network Administration
  • Implement Networking Services and Protocols

5 – Implementing Account Management, Access Control and Authentication

  • Implement Account Management Security Controls
  • Authentication Services and Access Control

6 – Managing Certificates

  • Install a Certificate Authority (CA) Hierarchy
  • Enrol Certificates
  • Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
  • Restore and Back Up Certificates and Private Keys
  • Revoke and Renew Certificates
  • Restore Certificates and Private Keys

7 – Implementing Compliance and Operational Security

  • Physical Security
  • Legal Compliance
  • Security Training and Awareness
  • Integrate Systems and Data with Third Parties

8 – Management of Risk

  • Risk Analysis
  • Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
  • Scan for Vulnerabilities
  • Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques

9 – Managing and Troubleshooting Security Incidents

  • Recover from a Security Incident
  • Respond to Security Incidents

10 – Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

  • Business Continuity
  • Plan for Disaster Recovery
  • Execute Disaster Recovery Plans and Procedures

This CompTIA certification in Singapore is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are familiar with other operating systems, such as Linux, OS X, or Unix and have administrative and networking skills in Windows-based IP/TCP networks. It is also targeted towards individuals who want to advance their IT career by learning the fundamentals of security topics, use Security+ as the starting point for more advanced career roles or security certifications, or those who are preparing for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination in Singapore.

General Security Concepts

Includes key cybersecurity terminology and concepts up front to provide a foundation for security controls discussed throughout the exam.

Threats, Vulnerabilities & Mitigations

Focuses on responding to common threats, cyberattacks, vulnerabilities, and security incidents and appropriate mitigation techniques to monitor and secure hybrid environments.

Security Architecture

Includes security implications of different architecture models, principles of securing enterprise infrastructure, and strategies to protect data.

Security Operations

Includes applying and enhancing security and vulnerability management techniques, as well as security implications of proper hardware, software, and data management.

Security Program Management & Oversight

Updated to better reflect the reporting and communication skills required for Security+ job roles relating to governance, risk management, compliance, assessment, and security awareness.


There are no age requirements or educational prerequisites to take a CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Exam CodeSY0-601
Launch DateNovember 12, 2020
Exam DescriptionTo obtain the CompTIA Security+ certification in Singapore, the exam will determine whether the successful applicant possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to evaluate the security posture of an enterprise environment, monitor and secure hybrid environments, including mobile, IoT and cloud; implement and recommend appropriate security solutions, operate with an awareness of applicable policies and laws, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance, and identify, evaluate, and respond to security incidents and events.
Number of QuestionsMaximum of 90 questions
Question TypesPerformance-based and Multiple Choice
Length of Test90 minutes
Passing Score750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended ExperienceCompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus


Keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program. It’s designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skillset. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.

Get the most out of your certification
Information technology is an incredibly dynamic field, creating new opportunities and challenges every day. Participating in our Continuing Education program will enable you to stay current with new and evolving technologies and remain a sought-after IT and security expert.

The CompTIA Continuing Education program
Your CompTIA Security+ certification is good for three years from the day of your exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your certification. Like Security+ itself, CompTIA Security+ CE also carries globally-recognized ISO/ANSI accreditation status.

It’s easy to renew
You can participate in a number of activities and training programs, including higher certifications, to renew your CompTIA Security+ certification. Complete CertMaster CE, an online, self-paced CE course, or collect at least 50 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in three years, upload them to your certification account and Security+ will automatically renew.



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Course Fee

Course Fee w/o GST$2,250.00
Course Fee w. GST$2,430.00
SME (Company Sponsored) – All Singaporean and Permanent Resident Employee$855.00
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above$855.00
Singapore Citizen and Permanent Resident aged 21 years old and above$1,305.00

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