Sixth Edition (Exam SY0-601))
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The SY0-401 exam consists of 100 questions in English, lasts 90 minutes (plus 30 minutes for those who are not native speakers), and tests both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in 6 domains (topics):
An extensive list of requirements for candidates for passing the exam can be presented as follows:
As well as practical skills in using publicly available information security tools that implement discretionary (in Windows / Linux operating systems) and role-based (in business applications) access control models.
Practical skills in using publicly available information security tools are easy enough to get with a stand and a set of laboratory works that correspond to the description of the exam. The stand can be assembled on cheap hardware using shareware hypervisors (Oracle Virtual Box, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare ESXi, etc.) as a set of virtual machines with various operating systems and business applications. For detailed instructions on how to create it and the lab itself, see the self-help guides mentioned earlier.
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