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New Topics on the New Security+ SY0-501 Exam

Author: James Michael Stewart

This white paper lists all the differences in topics between the SYO-401 and SYO-501 version of the Security+ exam according to the official objectives list.


It has been over three years since the last revision of the CompTIA Security+ exam back on May 1, 2014. In fall of 2017, the latest version, SY0-501, was released. This revamped exam retains the same six domains as established in SY0-401, which emphasizes security in three main areas: application, data, and host.Key learning objectives: