IT Security Expert at uCertify
uCertify Certification: Your Gateway to Elevated Career Heights.
uCertify Certification: Your Gateway to Elevated Career Heights.
uCertify Certification: Your Gateway to Elevated Career Heights.

Exam Overview

The uCertify IT Security Expert certification is a credential that confirms expertise in various aspects of security, typically covering topics such as network security, information security, risk management, and compliance. It demonstrates proficiency in implementing security measures to safeguard digital assets and mitigate cyber threats effectively. 

This certification is designed for security professionals seeking to enhance their expertise and credibility in the field. It signifies a higher level of proficiency in protecting systems and data from cyber threats and is recognized as a benchmark for advanced cybersecurity knowledge and skills.

Exam Domain
1.0 Security Basics (22%)
2.0 Risk Management and Mitigation Techniques (16%) 
3.0 Cryptography and Social Engineering Strategies (14%) 
4.0 Network Security and Connectivity (30%) 
5.0 Disaster Resilience and Threat Identification (18%)

Exam Details:
No. of Questions in the Exam 40
Time Limit 80 min
Score Range 0-1000
Passing Score 700
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Exam Objectives

1.0 Security Basics (22%)

  • 1.1 Understand access control principles, including role-based access control (RBAC) and discretionary access controls. 
  • 1.2 Create and manage user accounts, implement account lockout policies, and conduct periodic access reviews and audits. 
  • 1.3 Assess and evaluate the effectiveness of authentication protocols in diverse scenarios. 

2.0 Risk Management and Mitigation Techniques (16%)

  • 2.1 Develop comprehensive risk management programs, including risk assessment, analysis, and mitigation strategies. 
  • 2.2 Plan and execute security audits to evaluate the effectiveness of existing security controls and policies. 
  • 2.3 Apply risk management principles by identifying and mitigating system vulnerabilities. 

3.0 Cryptography and Social Engineering Strategies (14%)

  • 3.1 Define user roles and implement impactful cybersecurity training to boost user awareness and resilience against social engineering attacks. 
  • 3.2 Define fundamental cryptography concepts, including encryption, decryption, and hashing algorithms. 
  • 3.3 Understand the principles and components of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). 

4.0 Network Security and Connectivity (30%)

  • 4.1 Identify and analyze network attacks and study packet flow and protocols at transport and application layers. 
  • 4.2 Understand the characteristics and implementation of secure network protocol 
  • 4.3 Implement measures for hardening networks against various types of attacks. 
  • 4.4 Implement measures to secure data transmission with storage and mobile devices on the network. 
  • 4.5 Identify and mitigate common application attacks

5.0 Disaster Resilience and Threat Identification (18%)

  • 5.1 Implement secure operational practices to integrate security into day-to-day operations. 
  • 5.2 Develop and implement resilience strategies to withstand and recover from potential disasters or disruptions, including comprehensive recovery plans. 
  • 5.3 Deploy security monitoring tools and techniques to detect and analyze potential security threats. 
  • 5.4 Develop and execute incident response procedures, conducting regular drills to ensure readiness and collaborating effectively during incident response efforts.

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Career Goals

Achieving the uCertify IT Security Expert certification opens up various career opportunities in the field of cybersecurity. Here are some potential career goals and job roles that individuals with a uCertify IT Security Expert certification may pursue: 

  • Information Security Analyst 
  • Security Consultant 
  • Network Security Engineer 
  • Penetration Tester (Ethical Hacker) 
  • Security Architect 
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst 
  • Incident Responder 
  • Security Software Developer 
  • Cloud Security Engineer 
  • Mobile Security Analyst 
  • Security Auditor

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