Having mastered the subject matter, the final preparatory step is to understand how the exam will be presented.
Make no mistake: The CompTIA Security+ exam will challenge your knowledge and test-taking skills. This section starts with the basics of exam design, reviews the primary exam format, talks about a future potential exam format, and concludes with hints targeted to each of the exam formats covered.
At present, the Security+ exam is released in one basic format. What we call an exam format here is really little more than a combination of the overall exam structure and the presentation method for exam questions.
Understanding the exam format is key to good preparation because the format determines ...