Both of those trainings were absolutely garbage in preparation for the exam. If you're looking for a solid foundation in network security, this Security+ video training is for you! Posts like yours and all the others who have posted surely helps. Thanks and good luck on the exam! If anything needs to be corrected or added, please sound off in the comments below. This book is so dry, it is bombarded with text and text. They are 5 practice exams with 30 questions each. There isn't a ton of awesome study material out because the exam hasn't been around long enough to be vetted by thousands of test-takers and for authors to get a better handle of how to teach the content or perhaps how much depth to go into.
I have read Darril Gibson Security+ book and it was a much better book. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. I had about 6 questions I could confidently answer. The simulations were pretty easy, don't fret about these. But I am still paranoid that I am going to bomb. Wouldn't hurt to do both. This course will prepare you for this certification including the knowledge of security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability.
You pretty much have to have had experience with the tool in question or similar tools to understand what the command does. This caught me a bit off guard, all the practice questions I had taken from Dion's practice exams and the practice questions from the Sybex book didn't require you to know exactly what a command meant and did in order to get the question correct--the question threw you a bone this is a little tough to elaborate on without an example on hand--just know that most of these practice questions you can answer correctly if you just use your inference skills and know your common port numbers. My proctor submitted an inquiry or whatever with Pearson about it when I brought it up during the exam. This is especially helpful in an incident response situation. I wouldn't say I'm switching careers but instead beginning one. Many of the questions are recycled and are far easier than what you will see on the exam. Feel free to ask any questions, I will answer them to the best of my ability.
Let me know how you do. The practice questions that come with the book are okay. For the last two months I've spent a few hours a day studying by reading, practice tests and doing virtual and home lab setups. . Treat these notes as a review. This was nice as his slides helped me take notes I find it more difficult to take notes out of textbooks without big headings, bulleted lists, etc. I also have on the job experience as well.
More at And And Related Torrents Added Size Seeders Leechers 4 years ago 1. It verifies what you already know and identifies knowledge gaps to focus your studies on what you need the most. Get the most out of your certification Information technology is an incredibly dynamic field, creating new opportunities and challenges every day. That being said I don't think I have taken an exam strictly off a video series. If I feel I need more time with the material, especially if it is a bigger exam, I'll supplement with videos.
I found the sims to be one of the easier portions of the test. I do not have any in-depth knowledge of or experience with the tools mentioned in the book Wireshark, nmap, Splunk, Bro, etc. For example, you wouldn't just have a question about a simple nmap scan with common operators like -sS or -T3. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570. You should be shaking your head yes as you go through these notes. Finished the exam in two hours, about an hour longer than I thought I'd need.
The exam will certify that the successful candidate can identify risk, participate in risk mitigation activities, and provide infrastructure, application information and operational security. The training was very good, brief but a good overview. I think CertMaster gave me 1-2% of the exam knowledge. You know the type of study guides to expect by now. I failed the test back in November.
The topics are so long that I fail to memorize them. The price is a bit steep, so I wondered if anyone here has had experience with it or knows someone who has. Security Architecture and Tool Sets 57. Let me know what was easy for your and of course, what you had trouble with. However, I had been hoping the exam would be more focused on the analysis of how to find threats, parse logs, etc. Learn and retain as much of the concepts as possible.
I would not recommend these. Corporations often have trouble finding qualified applicants to fill their security positions. I'd recommend both the Sybex book and Dion's video course. And your odds of guessing aren't great as you will have at least 5 possible answers to choose from. If you fit the above category limited sec exp , I'd also recommend using more than just one book and investing in some good practice tests. Put in the work and and do great.
I have mine in less than a month. I tend to read an exam book and take a test. Dion's course has a lot of grammatical errors, and he truncates some of the information on the slides, so having the Sybex book was beneficial to follow along with. I like the platform and I found the content and instructors to be better than cbt nuggets. The Exam: Like I said before, I felt this exam was tough, especially for those of us without any formal security experience. More focus on the managerial side than analysis. This exam was a good deal more difficult than I expected I felt the same with Sec+.