After completing this video, the learner will understand the types of questions found on the Security+ exam.
- The Security+ Exam contains…two different types of questions,…standard multiple-choice questions,…and some specialized performance-based questions.…Let's look at each of these categories.…The multiple-choice questions…are usually pretty straightforward.…For most of them, you'll simply be presented…with a fact-based question, such as the one shown here,…and asked to choose the correct answer…from four possible choices.…The second type of question you'll face…is the performance-based exam question.…On some CompTIA exams, such as the A+ Exam,…you might be asked to perform a task…on a simulated computer system.…
Fortunately, the Security+ Exam…doesn't currently include these tasks.…Instead, you'll find questions…where you're asked to drag items into the right order,…sort things by category,…indicate different components on a network diagram,…or perform similar vendor-agnostic tasks.…When answering exam questions,…remember to use solid test-taking strategies.…Here are a few pointers for you.…First, read the question very carefully.…
Join cybersecurity expert Mike Chapple as he shares with you tips on how to get ready for the exam and what to expect. He provides an overview of each exam topic, study tips, and suggestions for how to prepare yourself for the exam using practice assessments. He also provides instructions on how to register to take the exam.
This course works in coordination with the six-course Security+ series and provides a 90-question practice exam as a post-course assessment.
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- Evaluating information security careers
- Determining the value of acquiring certification
- Reviewing the six domains in the CompTIA Security+ exam
- Anticipating the testing environment
- Preparing for different types of questions
- Meeting the requirements to pass the exam
- Practicing for the exam