The Security+ exam is designed to cover a wide range of security topics—subjects about which a security practitioner would be expected to know. The test includes information from six knowledge domains:
|Knowledge Domain||Percent of Exam|
|Compliance and Operational Security||18%|
|Threats and Vulnerabilities||21%|
|Application, Data, and Host Security||16%|
|Access Control and Identity Management||13%|
The Network Security knowledge domain covers basic networking principles and devices. The domain is concerned with both wired and wireless networks and the security issues introduced when computers are connected to local networks as well as the Internet. The Compliance and Operational Security ...