Passed my Security+

De_RabbitDe_Rabbit Member Posts: 12 ■■■□□□□□□□
Hello TechExams folks,

Just wanted to take this time to also write that I have also passed my Security+ exam!

I will admit that when I first took the exam, I failed it with a score of 677. I took a month to study for it again, and passed with a score of 765.

Many of the community here were spot on with the advice - don't use brain ****, actually take time to understand the material, and having a plan to conquer the exam. That was just a few of the advice. To each his own. You will pass the exam if you make time to study and work hard.

Initially, I did buy Darril Gibson's study guide to study, but I did not fully use it to its potential. After failing, I invested in the phone app and the online materials, which helped me greatly.

Good luck to all those taking the Security+

Resources Used:

1. Darril Gibson's SY0-401 Resources (Kindle textbook, Online Material, Education App)
2. Pluralsight
3. Transcender


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    Dakinggamer87Dakinggamer87 Member Posts: 4,016 ■■■■■■■■□□
    Congrats!! icon_cheers.gif
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    mmcabemmcabe Member Posts: 58 ■■□□□□□□□□
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    nisti2nisti2 Member Posts: 503 ■■■■□□□□□□
    Congrats! Whats next?
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    Taking AZ-104 in December.

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    MdaudMdaud Member Posts: 46 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Congrats. I'm planning on taking next month. Do u knw anywhere I can find voucher? Thanks
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    SpiegelSpiegel Member Posts: 322 ■■■■■□□□□□
    Degree: WGU B.S. Network Operations and Security [COMPLETE]
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    Info_Sec_WannabeInfo_Sec_Wannabe Member Posts: 428 ■■■■□□□□□□
    Nice job on the pass De_Rabbit ! icon_thumright.gif
    Mdaud wrote: »
    Congrats. I'm planning on taking next month. Do u knw anywhere I can find voucher? Thanks

    You can check the PearsonVue website to purchase a voucher, schedule your exam and find available testing centers nearest you.
    X year plan: (20XX) OSCP [ ], CCSP [ ]
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    jamshid666jamshid666 Member Posts: 48 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Congratulations Rabbit!
    WGU BS - Network Operations and Security Estimated completion: May 2019
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    coffeeluvrcoffeeluvr Member Posts: 734 ■■■■■□□□□□
    Congratulations on the pass!!
    "Something feels funny, I must be thinking too hard. - Pooh"
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    De_RabbitDe_Rabbit Member Posts: 12 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Thanks for the support everyone. I plan on working to get my MCSA: Windows 10 next.

    Mdaud, if you haven't bought Darril Gibson's book, it comes with a voucher discount since he is a CompTIA partner. highly recommend
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    SamAyeAmSamAyeAm Registered Users Posts: 1 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Congrats! How did Transcender help you prepare for the test?
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    shraddhasachanshraddhasachan Registered Users Posts: 1 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Congratulations Dear :)
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    Certifications: A+ Sec+ isc(2) CC Google Cybersecurity Certification 2024 Goals: Pass the Network+ Exam
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    greg9891greg9891 Member Posts: 1,189 ■■■■■■■□□□
    Upcoming Certs: VCA-DCV 7.0, VCP-DCV 7.0, Oracle Database 1Z0-071, PMP, Server +, CCNP

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    When will you rise from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to sleep, So shall your poverty come on you like a prowler And your need like an armed man.
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    De_RabbitDe_Rabbit Member Posts: 12 ■■■□□□□□□□
    SamAyeAm wrote: »
    Congrats! How did Transcender help you prepare for the test?

    Before they were bought by Kaplan - Transcender gives you a bunch of exam questions and flashcards. I took a test everyday and reviewed the flashcards as much as I could.

    Thanks again all for the support.
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