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Another Sec+ bites the dust

Discussion in 'Security+' started by wagnerk, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

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    Hi All,

    Just wanted to let you guys know that I passed the Security+ this morning.

    Passing Score: 764
    Candiate Score: 786

    I really didn't like this exam, imo badly worded. But since the all the study material that I use was for the 2002 version, apart from the preplogic test engine, it wasn't that bad (hey I passed the 2007 version).

    Stuff I used to prepare for the exam:

    1. Learnkey CBT
    2. Cramsession study guide (yep freebie)
    3. Preplogic exam software, Syngress Security+ book (bought the pdf from their site and printed out the whole book at work) &
    4. Examcram2 Security+

    As well as previous knowledge from work and from MS material.

    To all those going for this exam, good luck.

    -Ken
     
    Certifications: CITP, PGDip, BSc, HNC, LCGI, PTLLS, MCT, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, MCSA:M, MCSA, MCDST, MCP, MTA, MCAS, MOS (Master), A+, N+, S+, ACA, VCA, etc... & 2nd Degree Black Belt
    WIP: MSc in Tech Management
  2. Stoney

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    Well done mate! :thumbleft
     
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  3. simongrahamuk
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    simongrahamuk Hmmmmmmm?

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    Congrats Ken! :thumbleft
     
  4. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

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    Thanks guys :)

    -Ken
     
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    WIP: MSc in Tech Management
  5. zimbo
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    Congrats Ken! :alc :slidedrin :clap :thumbleft
     
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  6. nXPLOSi

    nXPLOSi Terabyte Poster

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    Congrats Ken, good stuff! :)
     
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  7. BosonMichael
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    BosonMichael Yottabyte Poster

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    Yes, the exam *is* badly worded. But congrats, anyway!!

    I really liked the Syngress book for the previous version of the exam. What was your impression of how it prepared you for the new version?
     
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    WIP: Just about everything!
  8. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

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    It actually was ok for the new version, but saying that I used a wide variety of study material so all-in-all everything I used was good. Generally I like Syngress books anyway as I used a couple of them for the MCSA/MCSE track.

    -Ken
     
    Certifications: CITP, PGDip, BSc, HNC, LCGI, PTLLS, MCT, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, MCSA:M, MCSA, MCDST, MCP, MTA, MCAS, MOS (Master), A+, N+, S+, ACA, VCA, etc... & 2nd Degree Black Belt
    WIP: MSc in Tech Management
  9. Tinus1959

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    Congratulations Ken!
     
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  10. greenbrucelee
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    greenbrucelee Zettabyte Poster

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    Well done :D
     
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  11. Sparky
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    Sparky Zettabyte Poster Moderator

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    Congrats! :biggrin
     
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  12. Mitzs
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    Mitzs Ducktape Goddess

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    Big congrats Wag. Have one on me. :alc
     
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  13. Theprof

    Theprof Petabyte Poster Premium Member

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    Congrats dude.
     
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  14. Mr.Cheeks

    Mr.Cheeks 1st ever Gold Member! Gold Member

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    Congrats Ken! Knew you could do it
     
  15. Bluerinse
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    Nice one Ken.. congrats 8)
     
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  16. Wassup

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    well done Ken

    :)
     
  17. fortch

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    Good job, Ken. The Sec+ is in my sights as well, and I'm using somewhat the same materials.
     
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