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CompTIA CertMaster for Security+ - Individual License
CompTIA CertMaster for Security+ (SY0-401) - Individual License


 

  • Adaptive learning solution that increases retention

  • Android and iPhone apps for mobile learning

  • One 12-month subscription license

  • Valid for active version of CertMaster for Security+

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List Price: USD $139.00

Product Code: CMSY0401

Description Course Overview
 
Description
CompTIA CertMaster is the online study tool that helps you master CompTIA curriculum and prepare for your certification exam. This revolutionary learning solution combines advanced brain science with powerful learning technology to help you:
  • Master information quickly
  • Recall the information long term
  • Perform with confidence
This product has earned the CompTIA Authorized Quality Control (CAQC) seal of approval from ProCert Labs, validating that the material maps to the exam objectives.

What makes CompTIA CertMaster different?
  • Uses brain science to help you learn
  • Reduces study time and increases retention, leading to more success in your career
  • Analyzes your knowledge to adapt to your needs
  • Includes personalized review and refresher tools
  • Allows you to switch among form factors, including computers, smartphones, or tablets
CompTIA Security+ certification validates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest growing fields in IT. The certification demonstrates competency in:
  • Network Security
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Compliance and operational security
  • Application, Data and Host Security
  • Access Control and Identity Management
  • Cryptography

Average Customer Review: 3 of 5 Total Reviews: 36 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Disappointed so far April 19, 2017
Reviewer: Chris from South Florida  
I haven't completed the Security+ CertMaster yet, but so far I'm terribly disappointed.  It just feels lazy for the most part.

To explain, I purchased the Network+ CertMaster and loved it.  It expands on concepts and presents them in an engaging fashion.  Most questions explain what each choice is as well as the concept behind the question and often includes additional learning.

The Security+ CertMaster rarely does this.  Far too often, the explanation is simply the answer.

As an example, one question asked "Which of these is an example of an XSS attack?", the answer being "reflected".  I was really hoping for an explanation on XSS attacks and on each answer choice, but instead all I got was "Reflected is an example of an XSS attack"..  That doesn't help me learn anything!  It's just lazy..  And it happens far too often on this CertMaster.

If this was a free or low-cost review tool, I'd have no complaints, but as a rather expensive LEARNING tool it just doesn't stack up.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Overall good software January 18, 2017
Reviewer: Trenton Girkins from Morrison, CO United States  
I like the software and how it works, some of the questions are very foreign to me though.

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  4 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
 
Total Let Down September 27, 2016
Reviewer: DeAndre' Baisden from North Miami, FL United States  
Spent days combing through mock questions on CertMaster just to be blind sided on test day. I honestly thought I was doing the wrong test... I did like the direct way of teaching, by getting you right into the questions. But since they don't ask whats all on the test, or how the test ask questions, its pointless.

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That's great to hear that you liked how the CertMaster platform functions by presenting questions from the start. CertMaster courses have been granted the designation for CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC), which signifies that the content has been reviewed by ProCert Labs and found to have full coverage of the exam objectives. If you believe there is specific Security+ exam content not covered in the CertMaster course, please submit a help request and we'll be glad to analyze it.

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  6 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
 
Does NOT cover everything in Exam September 15, 2016
Reviewer: Hai Nguyen from San Ramon, CA United States  
I did really well with the questions training method with Security+ CertMaster.  So I thought I would ace the Exam.  Man was I wrong.  It was excruciating taking the CompTIA Security+ exam!   Performance questions and "Select TWO" answers are tough and just wasn't expected after finishing the CertMaster!   Misleading!   So I recommend, taking CertMaster as ONLY a supplement to other training methods and materials.

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  8 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
 
I thought I had been given the wrong exam. June 8, 2016
Reviewer: Victor from Maryland  
Not only is Certmaster extremely bare bones, and unlike the actual exam, but (at least in my experience) there was almost no correlation between Certmaster's content and the exam's.  I find it difficult to believe that most of what I came across was never covered.  Naturally, this could be remedied by having an actual bank of questions for Certmaster but that would make too much sense.  Certmaster has a set of questions that never changes and rarely ever offers any explanations or expands upon any concept.  So, any question you do get wrong will simply pop back up momentarily, while still fresh in your mind, with an explanation along the lines of "The correct answer is D.  A, B, and C are not correct."

Save your money.  There are better options out there.

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The Security+ CertMaster course contains 789 questions, organized into question sets by exam domain and objectives. Questions are repeated until the learner answers the question confidently and correctly twice. The repitition of questions until the content is mastered is one of the memory triggers utilized by the adaptive learning platform. Every question contains additional learning content with full explanations of the correct answers and other answer options.

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