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TestOut Security Pro Certification

The TestOut Security Pro certification measures an examinee's ability to perform tasks commonly performed by IT security professionals such as network and systems administrators and IT security specialists. These professionals are typically responsible for helping to implement and maintain security protocols and best practices. Passing the TestOut Security Pro Certification means you are capable of implementing layered security through group policy objects, access control lists, wireless and wired local area network security measures, and workstation and mobile device security measures.
Minimum education requirement: High School or 2-year degree
Experience Requirement: A few years of experience as an IT network professional
Common Job Roles
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Typical Salary Range
$52,000 $78,000
*Based on PayScale.com salary data.
Exam Specifications
 
  • Exam Version: 1.0
  • Release Date: July 17, 2013
  • Question Count: Up to 15 questions
  • Task Count: Up to 55 tasks
  • Time Limit: 120 minutes
  • Score Range: 170 - 1,700
  • Passing Score: 1220
Skills Assessed
 
The TestOut Security Pro certification exam measures the ability to complete tasks related to the following topics:
  • Group Policy Objects
  • Access control and identity management
  • Security policies
  • Perimeter defenses
  • Network defenses
  • Cryptography
  • Audits
Associated Courseware
 
Notes:
  • A voucher for the Security Pro certification exam is included with each TestOut Security Pro LabSim course.
  • Examinees may encounter a small number of unscored tasks that are used for evaluation and improvement of the exam. These tasks will not impact examinees’ final score.
  • The TestOut Security Pro certification exam is a culminating exam that instructors may offer students. To pass the exam, students should have completed the course of study for Security Pro.
  • Students who take and pass the exam can download a digital certification certificate from the LabSim home page.
  • Upon passing, certificates can be ordered from the LabSim home page for a minimal fee.
  • If you have questions regarding the TestOut Security Pro certification, please contact your TestOut sales representative at 1-800-877-4889 or email [email protected].
  • If you would like to evaluate or retake any of the TestOut Pro certifications, you may request additional instructor exam vouchers by emailing [email protected]
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