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Certification Watch (Vol. 23, No. 25)

An Extended Security+ Preview


Certification Magazine has a preview of CompTIA's new Security+ exam.CompTIA has yet to announce a release date for SY0-601, the forthcoming sixth itereation of its Security+ certification exam. There's plenty of information out there already, however, if you know where to look. One place to look is over at, the official Certification Magazine website. Certification guru Emmett Dulaney has a new piece up at CertMag this week where he gives a thorough overview of changes that are coming with the new exam. For example, Dulaney describes how the body of knowledge for the exam is transitioning from six domains to five. The "Technologies and Tools" domain has been eliminated and is be redistributed across the five new domains: Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities; Architecture and Design; Operations and Incident Response; Governance, Risk, and Compliance; and Implementation. Sharp-eyed readers will further note that three of the remaining five domains have new names. Dulaney has a lot of good information about changes that Security+ candidates should be prepared for, as well as material that's being dropped from the exam.


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