CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Certification Latest Release

The new CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701) is set to be released this November and has been revamped to address the latest trends and techniques facing the Cyber industry.

What is at the core of CompTIA Security+ in its next iteration? 

Core technical skills in risk assessment and management, incident response, forensics, enterprise networks, hybrid/cloud operations and security controls, ensuring high performance on the job.

Mastering the New Core Skills

The CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 certification is designed to equip individuals with essential cybersecurity skills that are pivotal in today’s digital world. These skills can be classified into five primary categories:

1. Enterprise Security Assessment and Solutions

In the modern landscape, securing an enterprise environment is no small feat. The CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 certification supports the individual in the skills needed to assess an organisation’s security posture, allowing professionals to recommend and implement suitable security solutions.

2. Hybrid Environment 

Hybrid environments, which include cloud, mobile, IoT, and operational technology (OT), are the new normal. The CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 ensures professionals can proficiently monitor and secure these complex environments.

3. Compliance and Governance

As an industry controlled by regulations and policies, navigating the labyrinth of compliance and governance is essential. The CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 certification equips professionals with the principles and knowledge needed to operate within these constraints.

4. Incident Response and Forensics

With the increasing frequency of security events and incidents, the ability to identify, analyse, and respond to them is a critical skill. The CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 certification prepares professionals for these challenges.

5. Current Trends and Hybrid Expertise

The CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 exam delves into the latest threats, attacks, vulnerabilities, automation, zero trust, risk management, IoT, operational technology, and the intricacies of cloud environments. Communication, reporting, and teamwork skills are also highlighted to ensure professionals are well-rounded in their approach.

What are the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701) Exam Domains:

General Security Concepts (12%)Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations (22%)Security Architecture (18%)Security Operations (28%)Security Program Management and Oversight (20%)

The transition from CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 to SY0-701 reflects the evolving landscape of cybersecurity and emphasises the critical skills required to perform in this cyber field. The new certification provides professionals the scope to prepare for the ever-shifting challenges in cybersecurity.

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