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Cloud Security

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Cloud Security Operations Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Cloud Security Operations Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of cloud security operations. You will be evaluated on your skills in security monitoring and analysis, security operations management, incident management and response, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, and network and infrastructure security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of operations related to cloud security discipline and has had some working exposure to CCSP cloud application security principles and practices.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of secure cloud computing concepts, architecture, and design principles. You will be evaluated on your recognition of service and deployment models, cloud reference architecture, security principles and requirements, cloud security models, and design principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of the cloud computing conceptual discipline and has had some working exposure to CCSP cloud concepts, architecture, and design principles and practices for secure cloud computing.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Cloud Data, Platform, and Infrastructure Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The Cloud Data, Platform, and Infrastructure Security Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of securing cloud platforms, infrastructure, and cloud data. You will be evaluated on your skills in data classification, retention, encryption, leakage and loss prevention, storage security, and backup and recovery. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many security areas concerning cloud platforms, infrastructure, and cloud data. They have some practical experience with CCSP topics, including securing cloud data, virtual and physical components, network design, application development and deployment, vulnerability and identity and access management, and incident response and recovery principles and procedures.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Legal, Risk, and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Legal, Risk, and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of legal, risk, and compliance cloud computing concepts. You will be evaluated on your recognition of relevant laws and regulations, risk assessments and management, compliance frameworks and standards, auditing and assessments, and privacy and data protection. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of the legal, risk, and compliance discipline and has had some working exposure to the CCSP legal, risk, and compliance aspects of cloud computing.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Cloud Application Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The Cloud Application Security Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of software and application security. You will be evaluated on your skills in securing Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, securing software development and testing, implementing application security controls, and securing application deployment and maintenance. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of the software and application security discipline and has had some working exposure to CCSP cloud application security principles and practices.

Information Security

  • CISSP: Security Architecture and Engineering Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The CISSP: Security Architecture and Engineering Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to security architecture and engineering. You will be evaluated on secure design principles, cryptography, design vulnerabilities, and site and facility security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding security architecture and engineering terminology and concepts.

  • CISSP: Software Development Security Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 20 questions

    The CISSP: Software Development Security Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to software development security. You will be evaluated on software development lifecycles and ecosystems, and software development security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of key software development security terminology and concepts.

  • CISSP: Security Operations Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The CISSP: Security Operations Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to security operations concepts. You will be evaluated on security concepts for site and facility security, security operations, and business continuity planning. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key security operations terminology and concepts.

  • CISSP: Identity and Access Management (IAM) Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    20m | 25 questions

    The CISSP: Identity and Access Management (IAM) Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to identity and access management. You will be evaluated on identity and access management principles and deploying identity and access management. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key identity and access management terminology and concepts.

  • CISSP: Security Assessment and Testing Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The CISSP: Security Assessment and Testing Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to security assessment and testing proficiency. You will be evaluated on security assessments and testing, pen testing, and software assessment. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to security assessment and testing proficiency terminology and concepts.

  • CISSP: Security and Risk Management Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The CISSP: Security and Risk Management Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to security and risk management. You will be evaluated on security and risk principles, security governance principles, security policies, risk management, and business continuity planning. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key security and risk management terminology and concepts.

  • CISSP: Communication and Network Security Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 15 questions

    The CISSP: Communication and Network Security Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to communication and network security. You will be evaluated on security governance, communication and network security, and network hardening. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of communication and network security terminology and concepts.

  • CISSP: Asset Security Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 15 questions

    The CISSP: Asset Security Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to asset security. You will be evaluated on asset classification, lifecycle, and change management practices as they relate to security best practices. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key asset security terminology and concepts.

Software Development

  • CSSLP: Secure Software Supply Chain Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The Secure Software Supply Chain Competency benchmark measures your knowledge of pedigree and provenance verification and acquisition process support delivery. You will be evaluated on your skills in applying compliance auditing, vulnerability response and reporting, supplier sourcing challenges, best practices for various controls, SLAs, support structures, and product deployment and configuration management. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to incorporate best practices for supply chain and software acquisitions.

  • CSSLP: Secure Software Concepts Competency (Intermediate Level)

    16m | 16 questions

    The Secure Software Concepts Competency benchmark will evaluate your knowledge of the secure software concepts of confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA), in addition to concepts that support CIA, such as authentication, authorization, accountability, and non-repudiation. You will be evaluated on your skills in ensuring key design principles are incorporated into the software development lifecycle, such as least privilege, separation of duties, defense in depth, fail-safe, complete mediation, least common, psychological acceptability, and single points of failure, as well as key security practices. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to describe secure software core concepts and incorporate security practices into the software development lifecycle.

  • CSSLP: Secure Software Testing Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Secure Software Testing Competency benchmark assesses your knowledge of essential testing types, as well as how to apply best practices for security testing and quality assurance, bug tracking, and the ISO 9126, SSE-CMM, OSSTMM, and DIACAP standards. You will be evaluated on your skills in performing secure software testing by tracking security errors, securing test data, and verifying and validating testing results. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to recognize and apply testing concepts and use secure software testing best practices.

  • CSSLP: Secure Software Implementation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    23m | 23 questions

    The Secure Software Implementation Competency benchmark measures your knowledge of the differences between declarative and programmatic security, in addition to defensive coding practices and applying secure coding controls such as configuration, error handling, and session management. You will be evaluated on your skills in using essential secure coding techniques such as versioning, peer-based code reviews, code analysis, and anti-tampering techniques, as well as analyzing code for security vulnerabilities, identifying malicious code, and securely reusing third-party code and integrating components. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to recognize and apply secure coding practices and assess security vulnerabilities.

  • CSSLP: Secure Software Lifecycle Management Competency (Intermediate Level)

    24m | 24 questions

    The Secure Software Lifecycle Management Competency benchmark measures your knowledge of secure lifecycle management, including version control, security standards, frameworks, and security metrics, in addition to governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). You will be evaluated on your skills in deploying and maintaining software and operations. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to use the secure lifecycle management model and perform software pre- and post-release activities.

  • CSSLP: Secure Software Requirements Competency (Intermediate Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The Secure Software Requirements Competency benchmark measures your ability to define software security requirements and identify and analyze compliance requirements, data classification requirements, and privacy requirements. You will be evaluated on your skills in developing misuse and abuse cases, using the Security Requirements Traceability Matrix (STRM), and ensuring security requirements flow down to the suppliers/providers. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to recognize secure software requirements such as abuse cases, software specifications, and traceability matrixes.

  • CSSLP: Secure Software Architecture and Design Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Secure Software Architecture and Design Competency benchmark measures your knowledge of common threats such as APT, insider threats, common malware, and third party/supplier risks, as well as performing attack surface evaluation. You will be evaluated on your skills in recognizing security architecture considerations such as identification and prioritization, distributed/pervasive computing, and applying best practices for securing commonly used architecture and technologies like virtualization, databases, and the programming language environment. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to develop a threat model, define security architectures, perform an architectural risk assessment, and secure commonly used architectures and technologies.

AI Business Transformation

  • Foundations and Guardrails for Generative AI

    5m | 5 questions

    Generative AI is a cutting-edge technology that can be used to optimize content creation, product design, and customer experience enhancement for everyday businesses. Explore strategies that help leverage the power of generative AI to reshape your organization. This benchmark evaluates your understanding of this topic. Being aware of potential knowledge gaps allows you to better understand your current competency and areas for improvement, so you can find suitable content and curate your own learning path. The courses recommended at the end of this benchmark can help you fill potential gaps in your knowledge.

  • Reimagining Work with Generative AI

    4m | 4 questions

    Generative AI's capabilities are transforming the way companies and customers interact and do business. Explore the challenges and opportunities that this new technology may bring. This benchmark evaluates your understanding of this topic. Being aware of potential knowledge gaps allows you to better understand your current competency and areas for improvement, so you can find suitable content and curate your own learning path. The courses recommended at the end of this benchmark can help you fill potential gaps in your knowledge.

Architecting

  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design High-performing Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The AWS Design High-performing Architectures Competency benchmark measures your ability to identify elastic and scalable compute solutions for a workload. You will be assessed on your skills to select high-performing networking, storage, and database solutions for a workload. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to choose appropriate high-performing solutions.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional 2022: Continuous Improvement for Existing Solutions Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The Continuous Improvement for Existing Solutions Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to manage virtual machine (VM) hibernation mode, modify instance types to support workloads, configure EC2 Auto Scaling, and enable business continuity using various AWS disaster recovery and high availability solutions. You will be evaluated on your skills in improving AWS service performance, security, and efficiency through continuous monitoring, as well as determining the best migration approach for getting services and data into the AWS Cloud. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to determine a strategy to improve overall operational excellence, security, reliability, and performance.

  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design Secure Architectures (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The AWS Design Secure Architectures Competency benchmark evaluates your ability to design a multi-tier architecture solution. You will be measured on your skills in designing decoupling mechanisms using AWS services and choosing appropriate resilient storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to design highly available and/or fault-tolerant architectures.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional 2022: Design Solutions for Organizational Complexity Competency (Intermediate Level)

    22m | 22 questions

    The Design Solutions for Organizational Complexity Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark calibrates your ability to create and manage virtual private clouds (VPCs), subnets, Elastic IPs, network configurations related to VPC peering, VPNs, Direct Connect, and network gateways, as well as use various AWS network and security solutions. You will be evaluated on your skills in deploying and managing various AWS Network Firewall solutions, configuring one or more AWS accounts using Organizations, and automating resource deployment using templates. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to architect network connectivity strategies and design reliable and resilient architectures.

  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design Resilient Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 18 questions

    The AWS Design Resilient Architectures Competency benchmark evaluates your ability to design a multi-tier architecture solution. You will be measured on your skills in designing decoupling mechanisms using AWS services and choosing appropriate resilient storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to design highly available and/or fault-tolerant architectures.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional 2022: Accelerate Workload Migration and Modernization Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Accelerate Workload Migration and Modernization Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your recognition of how AWS Global Infrastructure and classifying data can help with meeting business needs. You will be evaluated on your skills in deploying and managing DNS name resolution, Linux and Windows EC2 instances, S3 buckets, objects, and storage tiers. You will also be evaluated on your ability to identify when to use AWS Storage Gateway and CloudFront and plan the deployment and management of AWS databases, ElastiCache, EBS volumes, and EFS. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to determine a new architecture for existing workloads and opportunities for modernization and enhancements.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional 2022: Design for New Solutions Competency (Intermediate Level)

    28m | 28 questions

    The Design for New Solutions Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to recognize when and how to use various AWS cryptographic services and manage IAM users, groups, roles, and policies to secure access to AWS resources. You will be evaluated on your skills in deploying and managing AWS Directory Service solutions, using AWS Backup to ensure business continuity for backed-up data, and managing monthly AWS cloud computing charges. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to design a deployment strategy to meet business and reliability requirements and determine security controls based on requirements.

  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2022: Design Cost-optimized Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The AWS Design Cost-optimized Architectures Competency benchmark measures your ability to select appropriate scaling strategies from a cost perspective, identify when content delivery can be used to reduce costs, and recognize the strategies to reduce data transfer costs within AWS. You will be evaluated on your skills to determine the most cost-effective database options based on requirements. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to identify cost-effective storage solutions, compute, database, and network services.

Developing

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code Competency (Intermediate Level)

    29m | 29 questions

    The AWS Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code Competency benchmark evaluates your knowledge of how AWS CloudFormation can be used to automatically provision and manage infrastructure, as well as how and why AWS Elastic Beanstalk is used. You will be evaluated on your implementation skills for AWS Lambda and API Gateway deployments, knowledge of differentiation between Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Elastic Container Registry (ECR), and your ECS and ECR container application skills. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to outline the importance of configuration management in an AWS environment and can use AWS tools for configuration management.

  • AWS Developer Associate 2021: AWS Development and Refactoring Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AWS Development and Refactoring Competency benchmark measures your ability to write code that interacts with AWS services by using APIs, SDKs, and AWS CLI. You will be assessed on your understanding of translating functional requirements into application design and implementing the design into application code. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to write resilient code for serverless applications and optimize applications to best use AWS services and features.

  • AWS Developer Associate 2021: AWS Deployment Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AWS Deployment Competency benchmark measures your ability to prepare application deployment packages to be deployed to AWS and AWS Elastic Beanstalk. You will be evaluated on your skills to deploy written code in AWS using existing CI/CD pipelines, processes, and patterns. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to deploy serverless applications.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Monitoring and Logging Competency (Intermediate Level)

    21m | 21 questions

    The AWS Monitoring and Logging Competency benchmark assesses your understanding of communicating the required policy based on the least privileges required by the application, as well as your ability to encrypt data at rest and in transit. You will be evaluated on your implementation skills for application authentication and authorization using Amazon Cognito. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to implement encryption using AWS services and make authenticated calls to AWS services.

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2022: Development with AWS Services Competency (Intermediate Level)

    33m | 33 questions

    The Development with AWS Services Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your knowledge of how to install, manage, and use the AWS CLI and AWS SDKs to make API calls; use AWS CloudFormation, AWS Lambda, AWS storage services; and configure tools in AWS to build stateless applications. You will be evaluated on your skills in utilizing each type of database and analytics service offered by AWS and deploying applications using a microservice architecture. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to work with various AWS services for development.

  • AWS Developer Associate 2021: AWS Monitoring and Troubleshooting Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The AWS Monitoring and Troubleshooting Competency benchmark measures your ability to create custom Amazon CloudWatch metrics, perform logging, and enable tracing. You will be assessed on your knowledge to identify errors in logs and utilize AWS services to locate a specific faulty component. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to write code that can be monitored and perform root cause analysis on faults found in testing or production.

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2022: Deployment Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Deployment Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark calibrates your ability to use various AWS technologies to provision configuration as code (CaC) and orchestrate AWS code services to create CI/CD processes. You will be evaluated on your skills in recognizing the use of AWS Elastic Beanstalk, deploying applications and environments using Elastic Beanstalk, as well as efficiently using the Amazon EC2 service to configure, launch, secure, and interact with computing environments on AWS. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to automate deployment testing, prepare application artifacts to be deployed to AWS, and deploy code using AWS CI/CD services.

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2022: Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Security Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark calibrates your ability to recognize the features of IAM and other AWS authentication and authorization services, as well as protect and secure AWS cloud data and applications using various AWS services. You will be evaluated on your skills in securing a network in a cloud environment using network segmentation, network protocols, and network services, as well as using AWS CloudTrail, Amazon CloudWatch, and Elastic Load Balancing. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to describe and use AWS security controls to secure AWS services.

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2022: Troubleshooting and Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Troubleshooting and Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge to describe and use AWS troubleshooting and monitoring and performance optimization tools and resources and various tools and services provided by AWS for optimizing performance and efficiency. You will be evaluated on your skills to describe various methods and tools provided to resolve cloud- or network-related connectivity, security, configuration, and performance issues and troubleshoot security issues in AWS. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that she/he has the skills to observe, monitor and optimize applications by using AWS services and features

  • AWS Developer Associate 2021: AWS Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

    26m | 26 questions

    The AWS Security Competency benchmark assesses your ability to communicate required security policies based on the least privileges required by the application and your knowledge of encrypting data at rest and in transit. You will be evaluated on your skills to implement application authentication and authorization using Amazon Cognito. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement encryption using AWS services and make authenticated calls to AWS services.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS SDLC Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The AWS SDLC Automation Competency benchmark assesses your understanding of concepts, such as using the AWS CodeCommit service to apply source code control in the software development life cycle (SDLC). You will be evaluated on your skills for using AWS CodeDeploy to demonstrate concepts related to the deployment stage of the SDLC. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to apply concepts related to the SDLC CI/CD pipeline using AWS CodePipeline and related tools and services.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Policies and Standards Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The AWS Policies and Standards Automation Competency benchmark measures your skills for setting up automatic monitoring and response to health and performance incidents. You will be evaluated on your skills to set up automatic cost management, budgeting, and optimization of resource costs. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to apply governance standards and monitor compliance with the governance strategy.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Incident and Event Response Competency (Intermediate Level)

    21m | 21 questions

    The AWS Incident and Event Response Competency benchmark measures your knowledge of the concepts and steps required to restore operations, troubleshoot issues, automate event management, and alerting. You will be evaluated on your skills with the concepts and steps required to implement and utilize automated healing. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement event-driven automated actions.

Operations

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency (Intermediate Level)

    28m | 28 questions

    The AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to use VPCs and subnets to address cloud networking needs using the AWS Console, CLI, and PowerShell. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring VPC DHCP and DNS settings, subnetting IP addressing, creating and assigning Elastic IP addresses to provide public IP addressing, peering VPCs together, configuring a VPN, and troubleshooting VPC issues. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement networking and configure domains, DNS services, and content delivery, as well as troubleshoot network connectivity issues.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code Competency (Intermediate Level)

    29m | 29 questions

    The AWS Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code Competency benchmark evaluates your knowledge of how AWS CloudFormation can be used to automatically provision and manage infrastructure, as well as how and why AWS Elastic Beanstalk is used. You will be evaluated on your implementation skills for AWS Lambda and API Gateway deployments, knowledge of differentiation between Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Elastic Container Registry (ECR), and your ECS and ECR container application skills. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to outline the importance of configuration management in an AWS environment and can use AWS tools for configuration management.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level)

    10m | 10 questions

    The AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency benchmark measures your ability to implement cost allocation tags, identify opportunities to use managed services, and remediate underutilized or unused resources using AWS services, tools, budgets, and billing alarms. You will be assessed on your skills in recommending compute resources based on performance metrics, implement S3 performance features, and enable enhanced EC2 capabilities. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement cost optimization and performance optimization strategies.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your knowledge of how CloudWatch can be used to track AWS and on-premises service performance and provide alert notifications based on configured metric thresholds. You will be evaluated on your ability to use EventBridge rules and trigger actions for notifications, work with CloudWatch dashboards and notifications between AWS accounts, and monitor VPC network traffic. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to remediate issues based on monitoring and availability metrics.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    10m | 10 questions

    The AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency benchmark assesses your ability to implement metrics, alarms, and filters by using AWS monitoring and logging services. You will be evaluated on your skills in taking corrective action based on notifications and alarms, configuring Amazon EventBridge rules to trigger actions, and using AWS Systems Manager Automation documents to take action based on AWS Config rules. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to remediate issues based on monitoring and availability metrics

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Monitoring and Logging Competency (Intermediate Level)

    21m | 21 questions

    The AWS Monitoring and Logging Competency benchmark assesses your understanding of communicating the required policy based on the least privileges required by the application, as well as your ability to encrypt data at rest and in transit. You will be evaluated on your implementation skills for application authentication and authorization using Amazon Cognito. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to implement encryption using AWS services and make authenticated calls to AWS services.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency benchmark measures your ability to create and manage AMIs and AWS CloudFormation, provision resources across multiple AWS Regions and accounts, and identify and remediate deployment issues. You will be evaluated on your skills in using AWS services, implementing automated patch management, and scheduling automated tasks by using AWS services. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to provision and maintain cloud resources and automate manual or repeatable processes.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Security and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The AWS Security and Compliance Competency benchmark measures your ability to troubleshoot and audit access issues using AWS services, validate service control policies and permissions boundaries, and implement secure multi-account strategies. You will be evaluated on your skills in implementing data and infrastructure protection strategies, securely storing secrets using AWS services, and reviewing reports and findings. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement and manage security and compliance policies.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency benchmark measures your ability to create and maintain AWS Auto Scaling plans, caching, Amazon RDS and Aurora Replicas, and loosely coupled architectures, as well as differentiate between horizontal and vertical scaling. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring AWS Elastic Load Balancing and Amazon Route 53 health checks and implementing fault-tolerant workloads. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement scalability, elasticity, high availability, resilient environments, and backup and restore strategies.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of AWS disaster recovery, backup and restore, and multi-AZ deployments. You will be evaluated on your ability to maintain the stability, security, and performance of AWS-based applications and infrastructure. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement scalability, elasticity, high availability, resilient environments, and backup and restore strategies for AWS-based systems.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Security and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level)

    23m | 23 questions

    The AWS Security and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to detect security vulnerabilities using Amazon Inspector and use Amazon GuardDuty to view security findings. You will be evaluated on your skills in viewing Security Hub recommendations, examining the AWS Health Dashboard to view the status of AWS services, and working with Amazon CloudTrail to audit AWS service usage and ensure log integrity. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement and manage security and compliance policies.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    17m | 17 questions

    The AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to select appropriate deployment scenarios and services, provision resources across multiple AWS Regions and accounts, and perform automated patch management. You will be evaluated on your skills in creating and managing AMIs, using and troubleshooting AWS CloudFormation, identifying and remedying deployment issues, and using AWS services to schedule automated tasks. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to provision and maintain cloud resources and automate manual or repeatable processes.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS SDLC Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The AWS SDLC Automation Competency benchmark assesses your understanding of concepts, such as using the AWS CodeCommit service to apply source code control in the software development life cycle (SDLC). You will be evaluated on your skills for using AWS CodeDeploy to demonstrate concepts related to the deployment stage of the SDLC. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to apply concepts related to the SDLC CI/CD pipeline using AWS CodePipeline and related tools and services.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Policies and Standards Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The AWS Policies and Standards Automation Competency benchmark measures your skills for setting up automatic monitoring and response to health and performance incidents. You will be evaluated on your skills to set up automatic cost management, budgeting, and optimization of resource costs. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to apply governance standards and monitor compliance with the governance strategy.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2021: AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency benchmark measures your ability to configure a VPC, private connectivity, and AWS network protection services. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring domains, DNS services, and content delivery. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement and troubleshoot network connectivity issues.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Incident and Event Response Competency (Intermediate Level)

    21m | 21 questions

    The AWS Incident and Event Response Competency benchmark measures your knowledge of the concepts and steps required to restore operations, troubleshoot issues, automate event management, and alerting. You will be evaluated on your skills with the concepts and steps required to implement and utilize automated healing. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement event-driven automated actions.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level)

    10m | 10 questions

    The AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of AWS Compute Optimizer and various cost savings strategies to reduce monthly charges across all AWS services. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring the S3 Requester Pays option, working with Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance reservations and Spot Instances, and tagging resources for cost allocation using the Console, CLI, and PowerShell. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement cost optimization and performance optimization strategies.

Specialty

  • AWS Certified Machine Learning Specialty: Modeling Competency (Intermediate Level)

    34m | 34 questions

    The AWS Certified Machine Learning Specialty: Modeling Competency benchmark measures your ability to frame business problems as machine learning problems, select and train appropriate machine learning models for the problem, perform hyperparameter optimizations for tuning the model, and evaluate the models. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to build and develop machine learning solutions on AWS.

  • AWS Certified Machine Learning Specialty: Data Engineering Competency (Intermediate Level)

    27m | 27 questions

    The AWS Certified Machine Learning Specialty: Data Engineering Competency benchmark measures your ability to create data repositories for machine learning, identify and implement data ingestion solutions, and identify and implement a data transformation solution. This competency tests your skills in identifying data sources, determining storage mediums, implementing data ingestion pipelines using AWS Kinesis, and your ability to identify data transformation solutions with Amazon Glue/EMR/Batch. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the necessary data engineering skills to implement machine learning solutions on AWS.

  • AWS Certified Machine Learning Specialty: Implementation and Operations Competency (Intermediate Level)

    31m | 31 questions

    The AWS Certified Machine Learning Specialty: Implementation and Operations Competency benchmark measures your ability to build machine learning solutions for performance, availability, scalability, and fault tolerance. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to recommend appropriate machine learning algorithms for a given problem and apply basic AWS security practices to machine learning solutions.

  • AWS Certified Machine Learning Specialty: Exploratory Data Analysis Competency (Intermediate Level)

    34m | 34 questions

    The AWS Certified Machine Learning Specialty: Exploratory Data Analysis Competency benchmark measures your ability to explore, sanitize, and prepare data for modeling, perform feature engineering, and analyze and visualize data for machine learning. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the necessary skills to identify and handle dirty data, transform data, recognize labeled data and identify migration strategies, identify and extract features from data sets, graph data, interpret descriptive statistics, and perform clustering.

Entry

  • Cisco Core Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Cisco Core Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms related to Cisco core concepts. You will be evaluated on Layer 1 and 2 technologies, network addressing, Cisco operating systems, IOS commands, and troubleshooting. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have knowledge of core Cisco components and tools.

Professional

  • Cisco Network Security Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    17m | 17 questions

    The Cisco Network Security Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Cisco network security. You will be evaluated on security models, frameworks, DHCP snooping, IP Source Guard, port security, network hardening, network access, and IPsec. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary for understanding key Cisco network security terminology and concepts.

  • Cisco Security Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    16m | 16 questions

    The Cisco Security Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to architecture and design concepts. You will be evaluated on security concepts for enterprise networks, implementing resilience, security concepts for virtualization and cloud, security controls, authentication, and design. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key architecture and design terminology and concepts.

  • Cisco Firepower Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    21m | 21 questions

    The Cisco Firepower Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Cisco Firepower concepts. You will be evaluated on prefilter policies, security intelligence, DNS policies, QoS, and packet capture. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Cisco Firepower terminology and concepts.

  • Cisco Endpoint and Network Access Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    14m | 14 questions

    The Cisco Endpoint and Network Access Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Cisco endpoints and network access. You will be evaluated on endpoint security, endpoint solutions, device compliance, exfiltration, telemetry, and security products. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary for understanding key Cisco endpoints and network access terminology and concepts.

  • Cisco Firepower Competency (Intermediate Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The Cisco Firepower Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Cisco Firepower concepts. You will be evaluated on Cisco firewalls, IPS systems, Firepower Management Center deployments and settings, and NGFW modes and deployments. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Cisco Firepower terminology and concepts.

  • Cisco Enterprise Campus Networks Mastery (Expert Level)

    30m | 15 questions

    The Cisco Enterprise Campus Networks Mastery benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related Cisco Enterprise Campus Networks Mastery. You will be evaluated on addressing plans, routing design, BGP concepts, and advanced design principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Cisco Enterprise Campus Networks Mastery terminology and concepts.

  • Cisco Cloud and Content Security Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    12m | 12 questions

    The Cisco Cloud and Content Security Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Cisco cloud and content security. You will be evaluated on cloud deployment, service models, traffic management, and umbrella protection. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary for understanding key Cisco cloud and content security terminology and concepts.

Cloud Basics

  • Cloud Architect Competency (Intermediate Level)

    24m | 24 questions

    The Cloud Architect Competency benchmark measures whether a learner has been exposed to typical cloud technologies, practices, and principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates an entry to intermediate level of skill on modern cloud services, tools, jargon, and processes.

  • Cloud for Engineering Leaders Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    14m | 14 questions

    The Cloud for Engineering Leaders Proficiency (Advanced Level) benchmark measures your ability to outline and use cloud infrastructure and services. You will be evaluated on your recognition of how to meet cloud compliance requirements, monitor resource usage, and optimize costs. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have good experience with cloud computing frameworks and can lead cloud teams.

  • Cloud for Engineering Leaders Competency (Intermediate Level)

    13m | 13 questions

    The Cloud for Engineering Leaders Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to identify the value and best practices of cloud computing and services. You will be evaluated on your ability to outline and use cloud infrastructure and services. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have good experience with cloud computing frameworks.

  • Cloud Business Model, Adoption, and Business Transformation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Cloud Business Model, Adoption, and Business Transformation Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your comprehensive understanding of key cloud computing concepts. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of the cloud business model, cloud adoption, and cloud business transformation. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have competency in many areas of this domain and have the knowledge and insights needed to make informed decisions about adopting cloud computing solutions and leveraging its advantages to drive business growth and innovation. This learner has also had some working exposure in exploring the cloud business models and understanding of how cloud computing can transform their organization's operations, scalability, and cost-efficiency.

  • Security, Risk, and Compliance in the Cloud Competency (Intermediate Level)

    28m | 28 questions

    The Security, Risk, and Compliance in the Cloud Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in managing security, risk, and compliance in the cloud era. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of key topics such as security management, risk assessments, and compliance considerations in the context of cloud computing. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have competency in many areas of operations related to navigating the complex landscape of cloud security, risk, and compliance. They have also had some working exposure to developing and implementing effective security strategies, conducting risk assessments, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations in the cloud era.

  • Defining Cloud Computing for Decision-makers Literacy (Beginner Level)

    13m | 13 questions

    The Defining Cloud Computing for Decision-makers Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your understanding of the cloud computing basics needed for decision-makers. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of the key concepts of the foundations of cloud computing principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have literacy in many areas of this domain and have the knowledge and insights needed to understand the fundamentals of various cloud computing solutions.

  • Cloud for Non-tech Learners

    10m | 10 questions

    The Cloud for Non-tech Learners benchmark measures your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to cloud. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of platform as a service (PaaS), cloud computing types, the cloud value proposition, how cloud improved productivity, and how cloud impacts business. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills related to cloud terminology and concepts.

  • Cloud Architect Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    51m | 30 questions

    The extensive Cloud Architect Proficiency benchmark measures whether a learner has experience with advanced cloud technologies, practices, and principles. Although there are many important assessments here, a learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates an intermediate to advanced level of skill on modern cloud services, tools, jargon, and processes.

  • Cloud Architect Literacy (Beginner Level)

    11m | 11 questions

    The Cloud Architect literacy benchmark measures whether a learner has had exposure to cloud technologies, practices, and principles and can participate at a literate level in meetings and discussions. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates an entry-level skill on modern cloud services, tools, jargon, and processes.

Cloud Development

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2022: Development with AWS Services Competency (Intermediate Level)

    33m | 33 questions

    The Development with AWS Services Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your knowledge of how to install, manage, and use the AWS CLI and AWS SDKs to make API calls; use AWS CloudFormation, AWS Lambda, AWS storage services; and configure tools in AWS to build stateless applications. You will be evaluated on your skills in utilizing each type of database and analytics service offered by AWS and deploying applications using a microservice architecture. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to work with various AWS services for development.

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2022: Deployment Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Deployment Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark calibrates your ability to use various AWS technologies to provision configuration as code (CaC) and orchestrate AWS code services to create CI/CD processes. You will be evaluated on your skills in recognizing the use of AWS Elastic Beanstalk, deploying applications and environments using Elastic Beanstalk, as well as efficiently using the Amazon EC2 service to configure, launch, secure, and interact with computing environments on AWS. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to automate deployment testing, prepare application artifacts to be deployed to AWS, and deploy code using AWS CI/CD services.

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2022: Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Security Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark calibrates your ability to recognize the features of IAM and other AWS authentication and authorization services, as well as protect and secure AWS cloud data and applications using various AWS services. You will be evaluated on your skills in securing a network in a cloud environment using network segmentation, network protocols, and network services, as well as using AWS CloudTrail, Amazon CloudWatch, and Elastic Load Balancing. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to describe and use AWS security controls to secure AWS services.

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2022: Troubleshooting and Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Troubleshooting and Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge to describe and use AWS troubleshooting and monitoring and performance optimization tools and resources and various tools and services provided by AWS for optimizing performance and efficiency. You will be evaluated on your skills to describe various methods and tools provided to resolve cloud- or network-related connectivity, security, configuration, and performance issues and troubleshoot security issues in AWS. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that she/he has the skills to observe, monitor and optimize applications by using AWS services and features

Cloud Platforms

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency (Intermediate Level)

    28m | 28 questions

    The AWS Networking and Content Delivery Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to use VPCs and subnets to address cloud networking needs using the AWS Console, CLI, and PowerShell. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring VPC DHCP and DNS settings, subnetting IP addressing, creating and assigning Elastic IP addresses to provide public IP addressing, peering VPCs together, configuring a VPN, and troubleshooting VPC issues. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement networking and configure domains, DNS services, and content delivery, as well as troubleshoot network connectivity issues.

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner 2022: Security and Compliance Literacy (Beginner Level)

    19m | 19 questions

    The Security and Compliance Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark calibrates your ability to define a variety of core security support resources. You will be evaluated on your recognition of the tools used in AWS access management and the associated best practices. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to recognize and follow security and compliance and work with access management in AWS.

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator: Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your expertise in the deployment, configuration, and management of Azure virtual machines, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Functions, and other compute resources. You will be evaluated on your understanding of Azure compute resources and your ability to determine which resources are best suited for a given workload. A learner who scores high on this competency demonstrates their ability to design and implement scalable solutions that can handle high-traffic workloads, monitor and optimize resource usage to ensure optimal performance and cost efficiency, and implement security measures and disaster recovery plans to protect your resources and ensure business continuity.

  • AZ-400: Configure Processes and Communications Competency (Intermediate Level)

    17m | 17 questions

    The Configure Processes and Communications Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to configure and manage the processes and communication channels required for effective DevOps practices, automate tasks, and ensure high-quality and reliable software delivery. You will be evaluated on your skills in creating, customizing, and optimizing processes, as well as using collaboration tools and communication channels to facilitate communication and collaboration between teams. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they can effectively manage and automate the entire software development lifecycle while ensuring high quality and reliability. They are also able to implement best practices for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD), automate manual tasks, and improve efficiency and productivity.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code Competency (Intermediate Level)

    29m | 29 questions

    The AWS Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code Competency benchmark evaluates your knowledge of how AWS CloudFormation can be used to automatically provision and manage infrastructure, as well as how and why AWS Elastic Beanstalk is used. You will be evaluated on your implementation skills for AWS Lambda and API Gateway deployments, knowledge of differentiation between Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Elastic Container Registry (ECR), and your ECS and ECR container application skills. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to outline the importance of configuration management in an AWS environment and can use AWS tools for configuration management.

  • Microsoft 365 Literacy (Beginner Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The Microsoft 365 Literacy benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Microsoft 365. You will be evaluated on Windows 10 and Microsoft 365 features, collaboration tools available in Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams features, Microsoft 365 security, mobile device management, and Microsoft 365 pricing. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Microsoft 365 terminology and concepts.

  • Azure AI Fundamentals: Computer Vision on Microsoft Azure Competency (Intermediate Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The Computer Vision on Microsoft Azure Competency benchmark measures your ability to recall and identify the common types of computer vision solutions, and Azure tools and services for computer vision tasks. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to build computer vision solutions on the Azure platform.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional 2020: Continuous Improvement and Migration Planning Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AWS Continuous Improvement and Migration Planning Proficiency benchmark assesses your ability to troubleshoot solution architectures and determine the strategies to improve the performance, reliability, and development of an existing solution. You will be evaluated on your skills to select migration tools and/or services for new and migrated solutions and determine a strategy for migrating existing on-premises workloads to the cloud. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to determine a new cloud architecture and a strategy to improve an existing solution for operational excellence.

  • AZ-900: Azure Networking and App Services Literacy (Beginner Level)

    28m | 28 questions

    The AZ-900: Azure Networking and App Services Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your comprehensive understanding of the foundational networking components of Azure. You will be evaluated on your ability to configure key Azure network infrastructure components such as virtual networks (VNets) and subnets. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have competency in many areas of this domain, including the knowledge and insights needed to make informed decisions about establishing secure connections through Azure VNet peering and VPNs and deploying and managing Azure App Services for web and mobile applications.

  • AZ-400: Implement an Instrumentation Strategy Competency (Intermediate Level)

    24m | 24 questions

    The Implement an Instrumentation Strategy Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to implement effective instrumentation strategies for software development. You will be evaluated on your ability to collect and analyze data from different sources, monitor performance and usage, and optimize system behavior and user experience. You will also be evaluated on your skills in implementing instrumentation strategies that include monitoring and logging tools, telemetry data collection, and analysis techniques. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the ability to implement effective instrumentation strategies. This competency is essential for software development teams to monitor and optimize system performance, improve user experience, and ensure continuous improvement.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The AWS Monitoring, Logging, and Remediation Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your knowledge of how CloudWatch can be used to track AWS and on-premises service performance and provide alert notifications based on configured metric thresholds. You will be evaluated on your ability to use EventBridge rules and trigger actions for notifications, work with CloudWatch dashboards and notifications between AWS accounts, and monitor VPC network traffic. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to remediate issues based on monitoring and availability metrics.

  • AZ-400: Develop a Security and Compliance Plan Competency (Intermediate Level)

    13m | 13 questions

    The Develop a Security and Compliance Plan Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to develop and implement effective security and compliance plans for software development. You will be evaluated on your ability to identify and mitigate security risks, comply with regulations and standards, and establish an organizational culture of security. You will also be evaluated on your skills in developing and implementing security and compliance plans, using tools to monitor and manage security risks and compliance requirements, and implementing best practices for secure software development. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the ability to develop and implement effective security and compliance plans. This competency is essential for software development teams to protect sensitive data, ensure compliance with regulations and standards, and maintain the trust of customers and stakeholders.

  • Azure Core Services Literacy (Beginner Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Azure Core Services Literacy benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key Azure core services. You will be evaluated on Azure networking, Azure storage, Azure data, and Azure security services. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Azure core services terminology and concepts.

  • Azure Identity, Governance, Privacy, and Compliance Literacy (Beginner Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Azure Identity, Governance, Privacy, and Compliance Literacy benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Azure identity, governance, privacy, and compliance concepts. You will be evaluated on Azure policies, PII and data privacy, the Azure Advisor, the key vault, and Azure tenants. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of key Azure concepts and terminology related to Azure identity, governance, privacy, and compliance

  • AZ-900: Azure Management and Governance Literacy (Beginner Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AZ-900: Azure Management and Governance Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your understanding of the management and governance aspects of Azure services and Azure cloud computing basics. You will be evaluated on your ability to use Azure management tools to efficiently manage resources and organize and manage the Microsoft Azure hierarchy. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have literacy in many areas of this domain, including the knowledge and insights needed to implement Azure RBAC and Azure Policy for access control and governance and optimizing costs through effective cost management techniques.

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner: Economics, Security, and Compliance Literacy (Beginner Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The AWS Cloud Economics, Security, and Compliance Literacy benchmark measures your ability to recognize the AWS shared responsibility model. You will be assessed on your knowledge in AWS Cloud costs and economics, compliance solutions, identity management, and key security features. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to understand AWS compliance, and apply security best practices and billing practices.

  • Azure Security Literacy (Beginner Level)

    25m | 22 questions

    The Azure Security Literacy benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Azure security services. You will be evaluated on security features offered by Azure, protecting your network with firewall rules, the Azure key vault, storage security, and IAM. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of common Azure security terminology and concepts.

  • Serverless Competency (Intermediate Level)

    26m | 26 questions

    The Serverless Competency benchmark measures whether a learner has working experience with Serverless practices, tools, and processes. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates professional mastery in all of the major areas of the Serverless discipline across a variety of different platforms and deployments. This learner can work and act independently of others but requires supervision and oversight.

  • AZ-900: Azure Identity and Security Literacy (Beginner Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AZ-900: Azure Identity and Security Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in managing Azure Active Directory (AD). You will be evaluated on your ability to execute user and group management, implement various authentication methods, and enable multi-factor authentication (MFA). A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have literacy in securing Azure networks through network security best practices and configuring Azure network security groups (NSGs) to enforce network-level security policies.

  • AZ-400: Design and Implement Build and Release Pipelines Competency (Intermediate Level)

    32m | 32 questions

    The Design and Implement Build and Release Pipelines Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to design and implement effective build and release pipelines for software development. You will be evaluated on your ability to create automated build and release processes that integrate with source control systems, perform tests, and deploy code to different environments. You will also be evaluated on your skills in using tools to create and manage pipelines, configure triggers, and automate tasks, as well as implementing best practices for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD). Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the ability to create and manage efficient and reliable build and release pipelines. This competency is essential for software development teams to deliver high-quality code quickly and securely, reduce deployment errors, and ensure continuous improvement.

  • Azure AI Fundamentals: Artificial Intelligence on Microsoft Azure Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m 59s | 16 questions

    The Artificial Intelligence on Microsoft Azure Competency benchmark measures your ability to recall and identify the features of common AI workloads and principles for responsible AI implementation. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the necessary knowledge of AI workloads on the Azure platform.

  • VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Virtual Machine Resource Management and Availability Competency (Intermediate Level)

    13m | 13 questions

    The VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Virtual Machine Resource Management and Availability Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of how to create, configure, and manage virtual machines, as well as manage vSphere availability and provide resource management solutions. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have competency in many areas of the VMware administration discipline and have some working exposure to managing virtual machine resources with vSphere availability and management principles and practices.

  • Serverless Literacy (Beginner Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The Serverless Literacy benchmark measures whether a learner has had some exposure to Serverless practice and processes. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy in all areas of the Serverless discipline, can participate in Serverless discussions, and recognize the advice of more advanced Serverless practitioners.

  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2020: Design Cost-optimized Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The AWS Design Cost-optimized Architectures Competency benchmark measures your ability to select appropriate scaling strategies from a cost perspective, identify when content delivery can be used to reduce costs, and recognize the strategies to reduce data transfer costs within AWS. You will be evaluated on your skills to determine the most cost-effective database options based on requirements. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to identify cost-effective solutions for storage, compute, database, and network services.

  • Microsoft 365 Awareness (Entry Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The Microsoft 365 Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Microsoft 365. You will be evaluated on cloud concepts, Microsoft 365 features, Microsoft Teams, collaboration, Microsoft 365 security, and managing mobile devices. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Microsoft 365 terminology and concepts.

  • Cloud Awareness (Entry Level)

    30m | 20 questions

    The Cloud Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key cloud technologies. You will be evaluated on the premise of cloud computing, cloud types, virtualization concepts, and cloud service types. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an awareness of different cloud computing concepts.

  • CloudOps Mastery (Expert Level)

    31m | 31 questions

    The CloudOps Mastery benchmark measures whether a learner has extensive expertise in cloud operations technologies, practices, and principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates professional mastery in all of the major areas of cloud operations, across a variety of different cloud platforms and deployments.

  • AZ-900: Azure Resilience and Monitoring Literacy (Beginner Level)

    17m | 17 questions

    The AZ-900: Azure Resilience and Monitoring Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in ensuring high availability and effective monitoring of Azure services. You will be evaluated on your ability to implement strategies for Azure service resilience to ensure fault tolerance and availability. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have literacy in the knowledge and understanding of monitoring Azure services using Azure Monitor and Azure Log Analytics to collect and analyze telemetry data, set up alerts, and monitor the performance and health of Azure resources.

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator: Monitor and Maintain Azure Resources Competency (Intermediate Level)

    13m | 13 questions

    The Monitor and Maintain Azure Resources Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to monitor and manage the performance, availability, and cost of Azure resources. You will be evaluated on your skills in using Azure Monitor to monitor resource performance, creating and managing alerts, implementing automation and management solutions, and optimizing costs. A learner who scores high on this competency demonstrates their ability to monitor and manage Azure resources effectively, ensure high performance and availability, optimize costs, and maintain a secure and compliant environment. They also can identify and eliminate waste, optimize resource utilization, and implement cost management solutions.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional 2022: Continuous Improvement for Existing Solutions Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The Continuous Improvement for Existing Solutions Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to manage virtual machine (VM) hibernation mode, modify instance types to support workloads, configure EC2 Auto Scaling, and enable business continuity using various AWS disaster recovery and high availability solutions. You will be evaluated on your skills in improving AWS service performance, security, and efficiency through continuous monitoring, as well as determining the best migration approach for getting services and data into the AWS Cloud. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to determine a strategy to improve overall operational excellence, security, reliability, and performance.

  • Azure Cloud Literacy (Beginner Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Azure Cloud Literacy benchmark will measure your ability to recognize terms and concepts related to key Azure Cloud features. You will be evaluated on Azure services, Azure subscriptions, and Azure security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of key Azure cloud terminology and concepts.

  • Serverless Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    31m | 31 questions

    The Serverless Proficiency benchmark measures whether a learner has an advanced understanding of Serverless practices with additional experience with Serverless tools and processes. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates professional proficiency in all of the major areas of the Serverless discipline across a variety of different platforms and deployments. This learner works and acts almost 100% independently of others and is seen as a leader in the industry.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional 2020: Design for New Security Solutions Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AWS Design for New Security Solutions Proficiency benchmark measures your skills to determine cross-account authentication and access strategy and to design a multi-account AWS environment for complex organizations. You will be evaluated on your skills to determine an auditing strategy for authentication and access. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to implement the most appropriate account structure for proper agility and security.

  • AWS Cloud Awareness (Entry Level)

    22m | 22 questions

    The AWS Cloud Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize terms and concepts related to key AWS cloud concepts. You will be evaluated on the AWS value proposition, AWS cloud core services, elasticity, security, and storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of key AWS cloud terminology and concepts.

  • VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vCenter Administration and Management Competency (Intermediate Level)

    9m | 9 questions

    The VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vCenter Administration and Management Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of how to administer and manage vCenter Server and vSphere Client. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring vCenter Server settings, managing vCenter Server inventory objects, and performing basic troubleshooting tasks. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have competency in many areas of the VMware administration discipline and have working exposure to VMware vSphere 7 vCenter administration and management principles and practices.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional 2020: Organizational Complexity and Cost Control Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The AWS Organizational Complexity and Cost Control Proficiency benchmark measures your ability to design a multi-account AWS environment for complex organizations. You will be evaluated on your skills to determine which controls to design and implement in order to ensure cost optimization and identify opportunities to reduce cost in an existing architecture. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates their skills to use AWS Organizations and select a cost-effective pricing model for a solution services.

  • VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Performance Tuning, Optimization, and Scaling Competency (Intermediate Level)

    5m | 5 questions

    The VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Performance Tuning, Optimization, and Scaling Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of how to optimize and scale vSphere environments. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have competency in many areas of the VMware administration discipline and have some working exposure to VMware performance tuning, optimization, and upgrade principles and practices.

  • AZ-500: Azure Storage and Data Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Azure Storage and Data Security Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your comprehensive understanding of securing and managing the storage and data within the Azure platform. You will be evaluated on your ability to manage Azure storage and file shares, secure Azure databases, and implement data security measures. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of this domain and has the knowledge and insights needed to ensure that data stored within the Azure platform remains safe, secure, and accessible only to authorized personnel.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional 2020: Design for New Infrastructure Management Solutions Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AWS Design for New Infrastructure Management Solutions Proficiency benchmark evaluates your ability to determine a deployment strategy that meets business requirements when designing and implementing a solution. You will be measured on your skills to determine a solution design to meet performance objectives and ensure business continuity. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to determine reliability and security requirements when designing and implementing a solution.

  • VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Networking and Storage Competency (Intermediate Level)

    11m | 11 questions

    The VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Networking and Storage Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of how to configure and manage vSphere standard and distributed switches and vSphere storage solutions. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have competency in many areas of the VMware administration discipline and have some working exposure to VMware vSphere 7 networking and storage principles and practices.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The AWS Reliability and Business Continuity Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of AWS disaster recovery, backup and restore, and multi-AZ deployments. You will be evaluated on your ability to maintain the stability, security, and performance of AWS-based applications and infrastructure. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement scalability, elasticity, high availability, resilient environments, and backup and restore strategies for AWS-based systems.

  • Azure AI Fundamentals: Machine Learning on Microsoft Azure Competency (Intermediate Level)

    23m | 23 questions

    The Machine Learning on Microsoft Azure Competency benchmark measures your ability to recall and identify common machine learning types, core machine learning concepts such as identifying features and labels in a dataset, core tasks in creating machine learning solutions, and capabilities of no-code machine learning with Azure Learning Studio. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to build machine learning solutions on the Azure platform.

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator: Implement and Manage Storage Competency (Intermediate Level)

    28m | 28 questions

    The Implement and Manage Storage Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to design and implement storage solutions that meet business requirements, protect critical data, and ensure high availability of storage resources. Learners will be evaluated on their skills in managing Azure Storage, creating storage accounts, configuring storage options, implementing Azure Backup, and monitoring and optimizing storage performance. A learner who scores high on this competency demonstrates their ability to design and implement storage solutions that meet performance, scalability, and availability requirements. They also have knowledge of how to select and configure the appropriate storage options to meet specific business needs and monitor and optimize storage performance.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Security and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level)

    23m | 23 questions

    The AWS Security and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to detect security vulnerabilities using Amazon Inspector and use Amazon GuardDuty to view security findings. You will be evaluated on your skills in viewing Security Hub recommendations, examining the AWS Health Dashboard to view the status of AWS services, and working with Amazon CloudTrail to audit AWS service usage and ensure log integrity. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement and manage security and compliance policies.

  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2020: Design Secure Applications and Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AWS Design Secure Applications and Architectures Competency benchmark measures your ability to determine when and how to use security groups and to select appropriate data security options. You will be assessed on your skills to design secure access to AWS resources and choose appropriate services to create traceability for access to AWS resources. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to design secure application tiers and select appropriate policies and AWS services to protect against threats.

  • Azure Management Tools Literacy (Beginner Level)

    24m | 24 questions

    The Azure Management Tools Literacy benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key Azure management tools. You will be evaluated on using the CLI to manage resources, using PowerShell to manage resources, managing virtual networks, managing storage, managing virtual machines, and managing security groups. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Azure management tools terminology and concepts.

  • Azure Cost Management and Service Level Agreements Literacy (Beginner Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The Azure Cost Management and Service Level Agreements Literacy benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key Azure cost management and service level agreements. You will be evaluated on Azure monitoring, configuring alerts, and analyzing Azure costs and invoices. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of key Azure cost management and service level agreement terminology and features.

  • AZ-400: Design and Implement Source Control Competency (Intermediate Level)

    22m | 22 questions

    The Design and Implement Source Control Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to design and implement effective source control strategies for software development. You will be evaluated on your skills in effectively creating and managing code branches, managing conflicts and merges, and implementing code reviews to ensure code quality and compliance with development standards. You will also be evaluated on your ability to implement best practices for version control, automate build and deployment processes, and improve efficiency and productivity. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they are able to design and implement effective source control strategies, manage code repositories, and ensure code quality and compliance. This competency is essential for software development teams to work together efficiently and effectively, deliver high-quality code, and ensure continuous improvement.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    17m | 17 questions

    The AWS Deployment, Provisioning, and Automation Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to select appropriate deployment scenarios and services, provision resources across multiple AWS Regions and accounts, and perform automated patch management. You will be evaluated on your skills in creating and managing AMIs, using and troubleshooting AWS CloudFormation, identifying and remedying deployment issues, and using AWS services to schedule automated tasks. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to provision and maintain cloud resources and automate manual or repeatable processes.

  • AZ-500: Azure Platform Protection Competency (Intermediate Level)

    29m | 29 questions

    The Azure Platform Protection Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your comprehensive understanding of securing and safeguarding the Azure platform. You will be evaluated on your ability to restrict resource access with roles, implement Azure network security, secure network access with VPNs, and more. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of this domain and can make informed decisions to ensure that the Azure platform remains protected against potential security threats and unauthorized access, thereby ensuring the safety and integrity of the platform and its users.

  • CloudOps Awareness (Entry Level)

    11m | 11 questions

    The CloudOps Awareness benchmark measures whether a learner has been exposed to basic CloudOps technologies. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstratrates an ability to identify gaps in their understanding, and use research tools to begin their learning journey in CloudOps.

  • VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Installation and Configuration Basics Literacy (Beginner Level)

    10m | 10 questions

    The VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Installation and Configuration Basics Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of how to install, configure, and manage vSphere components such as ESXi hosts, vCenter Server, and vSphere Client. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have literacy in primary areas of the VMware administration discipline and basic working exposure to VMware vSphere 7 installation and configuration principles and practices.

  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2020: Design Resilient Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)

    17m | 17 questions

    The AWS Design Resilient Architectures Competency benchmark evaluates your ability to design a multi-tier architecture solution. You will be measured on your skills to design decoupling mechanisms using AWS services and choose appropriate resilient storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to design highly available and/or fault-tolerant architectures.

  • AZ-500: Azure Application Protection and Governance Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Azure Application Protection and Governance Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in securing and managing Azure applications. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of this domain and can ensure Azure applications are protected against potential security threats and adhere to governance principles, thereby ensuring the integrity and reliability of the applications.

  • AZ-500: Azure Security Operations Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Azure Security Operations Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in ensuring that the Azure platform remains secure, reliable, and resilient in the face of potential security threats and other operational challenges. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of this domain and can implement robust security operations measures to safeguard the applications and data against potential threats while ensuring that the business operations remain uninterrupted and resilient.

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner: Cloud Concepts and Technology Literacy (Beginner Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The AWS Cloud Concepts and Technology Literacy benchmark measures your ability to recognize the value of the AWS Cloud. You will be assessed on your skills to describe and position the core AWS services, including compute, network, databases, and storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to identify AWS services for common use cases.

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner 2022: Cloud Technology Literacy (Beginner Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Cloud Technology Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of AWS storage and databases, best practices for monitoring and optimization, and the various tools involved in cloud deployment and operation and how to configure them. You will be evaluated on your skills in outlining the features and purposes of AWS core services and the fundamental aspects of AWS technology support services. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to work with AWS core services and recognize the deployment techniques and technology support resources.

  • CloudOps Literacy (Beginner Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The CloudOps Literacy benchmark measures whether a learner has some working knowledge and exposure in cloud operations technologies, practices, and principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates an ability to participate in technical discussions regarding CloudOps.

  • GCP Cloud Awareness (Entry Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The GCP Cloud Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key GCP cloud concepts. You will be evaluated on recognizing GCP services, managing Google resources, Google virtual machines, Good security, and roles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key GCP cloud terminology and concepts.

  • AZ-500: Azure Identity and Access Management Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Azure Identity and Access Management Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your understanding of managing user access and authentication to Azure resources. You will be evaluated on your ability to manage Azure Active Directory (AD) users, groups, and features. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of this domain and has the knowledge and insights needed to secure Azure AD users and implement secure access to Azure resources using Azure AD.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional 2022: Design Solutions for Organizational Complexity Competency (Intermediate Level)

    22m | 22 questions

    The Design Solutions for Organizational Complexity Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark calibrates your ability to create and manage virtual private clouds (VPCs), subnets, Elastic IPs, network configurations related to VPC peering, VPNs, Direct Connect, and network gateways, as well as use various AWS network and security solutions. You will be evaluated on your skills in deploying and managing various AWS Network Firewall solutions, configuring one or more AWS accounts using Organizations, and automating resource deployment using templates. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to architect network connectivity strategies and design reliable and resilient architectures.

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 2021: AWS Policies and Standards Automation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The AWS Policies and Standards Automation Competency benchmark measures your skills for setting up automatic monitoring and response to health and performance incidents. You will be evaluated on your skills to set up automatic cost management, budgeting, and optimization of resource costs. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills necessary to apply governance standards and monitor compliance with the governance strategy.

  • Azure AI Fundamentals: Conversational AI on Microsoft Azure Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The Conversational AI on Microsoft Azure Competency benchmark measures your ability to recall and identify the common use cases for conversational AI, Azure tools, and services for conversational AI. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to build conversational AI workloads on the Azure platform.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional 2022: Accelerate Workload Migration and Modernization Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Accelerate Workload Migration and Modernization Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your recognition of how AWS Global Infrastructure and classifying data can help with meeting business needs. You will be evaluated on your skills in deploying and managing DNS name resolution, Linux and Windows EC2 instances, S3 buckets, objects, and storage tiers. You will also be evaluated on your ability to identify when to use AWS Storage Gateway and CloudFront and plan the deployment and management of AWS databases, ElastiCache, EBS volumes, and EFS. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to determine a new architecture for existing workloads and opportunities for modernization and enhancements.

  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect 2020: Design High-performing Architectures Competency (Intermediate Level)

    32m | 32 questions

    The AWS Design High-performing Architectures Competency benchmark measures your ability to identify elastic and scalable compute solutions for a workload. You will be assessed on your skills to select high-performing networking, storage, and database solutions for a workload. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to choose appropriate high performing solutions.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional 2020: Design for New Storage Solutions Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AWS Design for New Storage Solutions Proficiency benchmark measures your ability to determine target database platforms. You will be evaluated on your skills to enable data replication, self-healing, and elastic features and services. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to analyze data volume and rate of change, determine a data transfer strategy, and select an appropriate database transfer mechanism.

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator: Manage Azure Identities and Governance Competency (Intermediate Level)

    27m | 27 questions

    The Manage Azure Identities and Governance Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to design and implement identity and access management (IAM) solutions that meet business requirements. You will be evaluated on your skills in creating and executing IAM solutions, ensuring proper compliance and governance, and protecting organizational assets. A learner who scores high on this competency demonstrates their ability to develop and implement identity and access management solutions that meet security, compliance, and governance requirements. They also know how to configure Azure AD Connect to synchronize on-premises identities with Azure AD.

  • Azure Cloud Awareness (Entry Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The Azure Cloud Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key Azure cloud concepts. You will be evaluated on Azure service models, Azure regions, Azure subscriptions, Azure virtual networks, Azure management, and Azure security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Azure cloud terminology and concepts.

  • CloudOps Competency (Intermediate Level)

    22m | 22 questions

    The CloudOps Competency benchmark measures whether a learner has had some exposure and experience in cloud operations technologies, practices, and principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstratrates a knowledge of the major areas of cloud operations, across a variety of different cloud platforms and deployments, but requires input and oversight from a more advanced CloudOps expert.

  • AZ-900: Azure Migration and Integration Literacy (Beginner Level)

    13m | 13 questions

    The AZ-900: Azure Migration and Integration Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in utilizing Azure software development services. You will be evaluated on your ability to enable software development processes, continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD), and testing in Azure. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have literacy in many areas of operations related to planning and executing the migration of workloads to Azure, including considerations for Azure-specific services and features.

  • AZ-900: Azure Infrastructure and Virtual Machines Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The AZ-900: Azure Infrastructure and Virtual Machines Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your comprehensive understanding of the foundational infrastructure and virtual machines in Azure. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of managing Azure Storage services and working with Azure Files for shared file storage. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have competency in many areas of this domain, including the knowledge and insights needed to make informed decisions about deploying and managing Azure virtual machines and utilizing Azure container solutions for web and mobile applications.

  • CloudOps Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    28m | 28 questions

    The CloudOps Proficiency benchmark measures whether a learner has had significant exposure and experience in cloud operations technologies, practices, and principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstratrates an independent knowledge of the major areas of cloud operations, across a variety of different cloud platforms and deployments.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional 2022: Design for New Solutions Competency (Intermediate Level)

    28m | 28 questions

    The Design for New Solutions Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to recognize when and how to use various AWS cryptographic services and manage IAM users, groups, roles, and policies to secure access to AWS resources. You will be evaluated on your skills in deploying and managing AWS Directory Service solutions, using AWS Backup to ensure business continuity for backed-up data, and managing monthly AWS cloud computing charges. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to design a deployment strategy to meet business and reliability requirements and determine security controls based on requirements.

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator: Configure and Manage Virtual Networking Competency (Intermediate Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The Configure and Manage Virtual Networking Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to design, deploy, and manage virtual networks and network security solutions in Azure. You will be evaluated on your skills in creating and configuring virtual networks, implementing network security solutions, managing network traffic, and troubleshooting network issues. A learner who scores high on this competency demonstrates their ability to design and deploy virtual networks that meet business requirements for connectivity, security, and availability. They also possess knowledge in creating and configuring virtual networks, managing network traffic, optimizing network performance, and configuring a virtual private network (VPN).

  • Serverless Awareness (Entry Level)

    14m | 14 questions

    The Serverless Awareness benchmark measures whether a learner has had exposure to basic Serverless practices and theories. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates awareness in some areas of the Serverless discipline.

  • Azure AI Fundamentals: Natural Language Processing on Microsoft Azure Competency (Intermediate Level)

    9m | 9 questions

    The Natural Language Processing on Microsoft Azure Competency benchmark measures your ability to recall and identify the common NLP workloads, and Azure tools and services for NLP workloads. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to build NLP workloads on the Azure platform.

  • Microsoft 365 Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Microsoft 365 Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Microsoft 365. You will be evaluated on Windows 10 and Microsoft 365 implementation, administering collaboration features in Microsoft 365, deploying Microsoft Teams features, implementing Microsoft 365 security, implementing mobile device management, and Microsoft 365 pricing management. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Microsoft 365 terminology and concepts.

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner 2022: Cloud Concepts and Cloud Economics Literacy (Beginner Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Cloud Concepts and Cloud Economics Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of the fundamentals of AWS networking and compute services and cloud architecture design principles. You will be evaluated on your ability to define aspects of the AWS Cloud, its value proposition, and the characteristics of AWS Cloud Economics. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to recognize cloud architecture design principles and Cloud Economics.

  • AWS SysOps Associate 2022: AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level)

    10m | 10 questions

    The AWS Cost and Performance Optimization Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of AWS Compute Optimizer and various cost savings strategies to reduce monthly charges across all AWS services. You will be evaluated on your skills in configuring the S3 Requester Pays option, working with Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance reservations and Spot Instances, and tagging resources for cost allocation using the Console, CLI, and PowerShell. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have the skills to implement cost optimization and performance optimization strategies.

Cloud Security

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Cloud Security Operations Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Cloud Security Operations Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of cloud security operations. You will be evaluated on your skills in security monitoring and analysis, security operations management, incident management and response, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, and network and infrastructure security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of operations related to cloud security discipline and has had some working exposure to CCSP cloud application security principles and practices.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Cloud Concepts, Architecture, and Design Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of secure cloud computing concepts, architecture, and design principles. You will be evaluated on your recognition of service and deployment models, cloud reference architecture, security principles and requirements, cloud security models, and design principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of the cloud computing conceptual discipline and has had some working exposure to CCSP cloud concepts, architecture, and design principles and practices for secure cloud computing.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Cloud Data, Platform, and Infrastructure Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The Cloud Data, Platform, and Infrastructure Security Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of securing cloud platforms, infrastructure, and cloud data. You will be evaluated on your skills in data classification, retention, encryption, leakage and loss prevention, storage security, and backup and recovery. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many security areas concerning cloud platforms, infrastructure, and cloud data. They have some practical experience with CCSP topics, including securing cloud data, virtual and physical components, network design, application development and deployment, vulnerability and identity and access management, and incident response and recovery principles and procedures.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Proficiency benchmark measures if your experience with cloud security practices and theories is extensive. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have genuine working knowledge in the major areas of cloud security and can actively participate in discussions with peers. They can also work independently and mostly without supervision.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Awareness (Entry Level)

    16m | 16 questions

    The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Awareness benchmark measures your exposure to basic cloud security practices and theories, mainly at the vocabulary level. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have awareness in some areas of cloud security.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Legal, Risk, and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Legal, Risk, and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of legal, risk, and compliance cloud computing concepts. You will be evaluated on your recognition of relevant laws and regulations, risk assessments and management, compliance frameworks and standards, auditing and assessments, and privacy and data protection. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of the legal, risk, and compliance discipline and has had some working exposure to the CCSP legal, risk, and compliance aspects of cloud computing.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Competency (Intermediate Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Competency benchmark measures your working experience with cloud security practices and theories. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates they have genuine working knowledge in the major areas of cloud security and can actively participate in discussions with peers. They can also work competently under the supervision of more advanced cloud security practitioners.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Cloud Application Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The Cloud Application Security Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of software and application security. You will be evaluated on your skills in securing Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, securing software development and testing, implementing application security controls, and securing application deployment and maintenance. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of the software and application security discipline and has had some working exposure to CCSP cloud application security principles and practices.

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Literacy (Beginner Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Literacy benchmark measures your exposure to basic cloud security practices and theories. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a genuine understanding of the major areas of cloud security and can actively participate in discussions with peers.

Core

  • Security+: Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to attack, threat, and vulnerability concepts. You will be evaluated on attack types, threat actors, vulnerabilities, and reconnaissance. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key attack, threat, and vulnerabilities terminology and concepts.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): Security Operations Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    30m | 30 questions

    The Security Operations Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in dealing with the operational aspects of maintaining and defending secure environments. You will be evaluated on your recognition of practical cryptography concepts, security monitoring and alerting methods, identity and access management approaches, and automation and incident response processes. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy regarding the application of practical cryptography, monitoring security systems, and managing alerts. They are also knowledgeable about ensuring resilience and recovery in the event of a security breach, identity and access management, and the use of automation and orchestration for efficient incident response.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 1 Proficiency Benchmark (Advanced Level)

    28m | 28 questions

    The CompTIA A+ Core 1 Proficiency Benchmark (Advanced Level) benchmark measures your ability to identify, explain, and solution-design core mobile and desktop computing technologies and participate in conversations about said technologies. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an advanced understanding of computing and are generally considered a subject matter expert on the topic.

  • Security+: Architecture and Design Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Security+: Architecture and Design Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to security architecture and design. You will be evaluated on security concepts for enterprise networks, implementing resilience, security concepts for virtualization and cloud, security controls, and authentication and design. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key security architecture and design terminology and concepts.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 2 Proficiency Benchmark (Advanced Level)

    27m | 27 questions

    The CompTIA A+ Core 2 Proficiency Benchmark (Advanced Level) benchmark measures your ability to identify, explain, and solution-design core mobile and desktop computing technologies and participate in conversations about said technologies. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have an advanced understanding and awareness of computing and are generally considered subject matter experts on the topic.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 2 Literacy Benchmark (Beginner Level)

    19m | 19 questions

    The CompTIA A+ Core 2 Literacy Benchmark (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your ability to identify core mobile desktop technologies and actively participate in conversations about said technologies. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have a more literate and experienced understanding of computing.

  • Security+: Governance, Risk, and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Security+: Governance, Risk, and Compliance Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to governance, risk, and compliance. You will be evaluated on policies, regulations, standards, & frameworks and risk management, privacy, & sensitive data security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key governance, risk, and compliance terminology and concepts.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 1 Literacy Benchmark (Beginner Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The CompTIA A+ Core 1 Literacy Benchmark (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your ability to identify core mobile desktop technologies and actively participate in conversations about said technologies. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a literate and experienced understanding of computing.

  • Security+: Implementation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Security+: Implementation Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related security implementation. You will be evaluated on identity and account management, physical controls, PKI, security protocols, and wireless and mobile security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of security implementation terminology and concepts.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 2 Competency Benchmark (Intermediate Level)

    27m | 27 questions

    The CompTIA A+ Core 2 Competency Benchmark (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your ability to identify core computing and mobile technologies and participate in conversations about said technologies as an experienced professional. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have a deeper and more sophisticated working knowledge of computing.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 2 Awareness Benchmark (Entry Level)

    16m | 16 questions

    The CompTIA A+ Core 2 Awareness Benchmark (Entry Level) benchmark measures your ability to identify core desktop and mobile technologies and participate in conversations about said technologies. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have a basic awareness of mobile computing.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): General Security Concepts Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    17m | 17 questions

    The General Security Concepts Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your understanding of the foundational elements of cybersecurity. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of the core principles that guide security practices, such as confidentiality, integrity, and availability (the CIA triad), and the types of security controls used to protect assets. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy in many areas of this domain and understands the essential principles and policies that form the bedrock of information security, including the identification of security goals.

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Software Development Literacy (Beginner Level)

    10m | 10 questions

    The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Software Development Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark assesses your understanding of fundamental software development concepts. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of various language types, object-oriented programming, branching and looping, variables and constants, arrays and vectors, and functions. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a solid grasp of key software development principles.

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Security Literacy (Beginner Level)

    22m | 22 questions

    The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Security Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of foundational IT security principles. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of the CIA triad, privacy concepts and best practices, and authentication and disaster recovery methods. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a strong understanding of essential security concepts and practices.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): Security Architecture Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    30m | 30 questions

    The Security Architecture Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in designing and implementing a secure IT infrastructure. You will be evaluated on your recognition of security architecture and design concepts, enterprise infrastructure security principles and capabilities, strategies for securing data, and mobile and wireless security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy in many areas related to architecture and infrastructure, principles of enterprise infrastructure security, strategies for data protection, and methods for securing computing resources.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 1 Awareness Benchmark (Entry Level)

    19m | 19 questions

    The CompTIA A+ Core 1 Awareness Benchmark (Entry Level) benchmark measures your ability to identify core desktop and mobile technologies and participate in conversations about said technologies. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a basic awareness of mobile computing.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 1 Competency Benchmark (Intermediate Level)

    22m | 22 questions

    The CompTIA A+ Core 1 Competency Benchmark (Intermediate Level) measures your ability to identify core computing and mobile technologies and participate in conversations about said technologies as an experienced professional. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a deep and sophisticated working knowledge of computing.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): Security Program Management and Oversight Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    26m | 26 questions

    The Security Program Management and Oversight Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in addressing the strategic management and oversight functions necessary for a robust security posture. You will be evaluated on your recognition of effective security governance key concepts, risk management procedures, security compliance and third-party risk considerations, and strategies for audits, assessments, and awareness. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy in the governance of security programs, risk management processes, compliance with security-related regulations, management of third-party risks, and the implementation of security awareness programs through audits, assessments, and training.

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Applications and Software Literacy (Beginner Level)

    14m | 14 questions

    The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Applications and Software Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark evaluates your knowledge of common applications and software principles. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of various operating system components, software types, browser cache clearing, browser extensions, and client-side and server-side scripting. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have competence in identifying and understanding key elements of software and applications.

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Database Fundamentals Literacy (Beginner Level)

    12m | 12 questions

    The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Database Fundamentals Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your ability to recall and identify essential database concepts. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of fundamental database topics such as relational and non-relational databases, performing basic database operations, database management systems (DBMSs), and data manipulation and definition methods. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a sound understanding of fundamental database management principles.

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): IT Concepts and Terminology Literacy (Beginner Level)

    18m | 18 questions

    The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): IT Concepts and Terminology Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your foundational understanding of key IT concepts and terminologies. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of core aspects of IT, industry-standard terminology, ethical considerations in IT, and emerging technologies shaping the current IT landscape. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have solid theoretical IT knowledge and practical application skills and are well-prepared for real-world IT scenarios, further certifications, and more advanced IT roles.

  • CompTIA A+ Core 2 Mastery Benchmark (Expert Level)

    31m | 31 questions

    The CompTIA A+ Core 2 Mastery Benchmark (Expert Level) benchmark measures your ability to identify, explain, and solution-design core mobile and desktop computing technologies and participate in conversations about said technologies. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they have a mastery of computing, are subject matter experts on the topic, and generally do not require any remediation. They can proceed directly to the exam.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): Understanding Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    30m | 30 questions

    The Understanding Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your comprehensive understanding of the various types of threats and vulnerabilities that can compromise information security. You will be evaluated on your recognition of threat actors and vectors, types of malicious attacks, mitigation techniques, and vulnerability management methods. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy in many areas of this domain with the knowledge and insights needed for conducting surveys of malicious activities and the corresponding mitigation techniques to prevent, detect, and respond to security incidents.

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Infrastructure Literacy (Beginner Level)

    23m | 23 questions

    The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Infrastructure Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your recognition and comprehension of basic IT infrastructure components. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of computer devices and components, local and local network storage, and various networking and wireless technologies. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have proficiency in foundational infrastructure principles.

  • Security+: Operations and Incident Response Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The Security+: Operations and Incident Response benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to operations and incident response. You will be evaluated on security assessment tools and mitigation, incident response and digital forensics, and supporting investigations. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key operations and incident response terminology and concepts.

Cybersecurity

  • Security+: Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to attack, threat, and vulnerability concepts. You will be evaluated on attack types, threat actors, vulnerabilities, and reconnaissance. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key attack, threat, and vulnerabilities terminology and concepts.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): Security Operations Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    30m | 30 questions

    The Security Operations Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in dealing with the operational aspects of maintaining and defending secure environments. You will be evaluated on your recognition of practical cryptography concepts, security monitoring and alerting methods, identity and access management approaches, and automation and incident response processes. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy regarding the application of practical cryptography, monitoring security systems, and managing alerts. They are also knowledgeable about ensuring resilience and recovery in the event of a security breach, identity and access management, and the use of automation and orchestration for efficient incident response.

  • CySA+: Compliance and Assessment Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The CySA+: Compliance and Assessment Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to compliance and assessment. You will be evaluated on business continuity, malware threats, encryption, and hashing. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key compliance and assessment terminology and concepts.

  • Security+: Architecture and Design Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The Security+: Architecture and Design Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to security architecture and design. You will be evaluated on security concepts for enterprise networks, implementing resilience, security concepts for virtualization and cloud, security controls, and authentication and design. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key security architecture and design terminology and concepts.

  • Security+: Governance, Risk, and Compliance Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Security+: Governance, Risk, and Compliance Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to governance, risk, and compliance. You will be evaluated on policies, regulations, standards, & frameworks and risk management, privacy, & sensitive data security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key governance, risk, and compliance terminology and concepts.

  • Security+: Implementation Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The Security+: Implementation Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related security implementation. You will be evaluated on identity and account management, physical controls, PKI, security protocols, and wireless and mobile security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of security implementation terminology and concepts.

  • CySA+: Software and Systems Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

    25m | 25 questions

    The CySA+: Software and Systems Security benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to software and systems security concepts. You will be evaluated on user account security, software development security, and software vulnerabilities. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key software and systems security terminology and concepts.

  • CySA+: Threat and Vulnerability Management Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The CySA+: Threat and Vulnerability Management Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to threat and vulnerability management concepts. You will be evaluated on threat intelligence, attack types, hardware and security, cloud computing, and network infrastructure. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to threat and vulnerability management terminology and concepts.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): General Security Concepts Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    17m | 17 questions

    The General Security Concepts Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your understanding of the foundational elements of cybersecurity. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of the core principles that guide security practices, such as confidentiality, integrity, and availability (the CIA triad), and the types of security controls used to protect assets. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy in many areas of this domain and understands the essential principles and policies that form the bedrock of information security, including the identification of security goals.

  • CySA+: Security Operations and Monitoring Competency (Intermediate Level)

    30m | 30 questions

    The CySA+: Security Operations and Monitoring Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to security operations and monitoring. You will be evaluated on threat monitoring, data privacy, network scanning, risk mitigation, and intrusion detection. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key security operations and monitoring terminology and concepts.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): Security Architecture Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    30m | 30 questions

    The Security Architecture Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in designing and implementing a secure IT infrastructure. You will be evaluated on your recognition of security architecture and design concepts, enterprise infrastructure security principles and capabilities, strategies for securing data, and mobile and wireless security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy in many areas related to architecture and infrastructure, principles of enterprise infrastructure security, strategies for data protection, and methods for securing computing resources.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): Security Program Management and Oversight Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    26m | 26 questions

    The Security Program Management and Oversight Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge and skills in addressing the strategic management and oversight functions necessary for a robust security posture. You will be evaluated on your recognition of effective security governance key concepts, risk management procedures, security compliance and third-party risk considerations, and strategies for audits, assessments, and awareness. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy in the governance of security programs, risk management processes, compliance with security-related regulations, management of third-party risks, and the implementation of security awareness programs through audits, assessments, and training.

  • CySA+: Incident Response Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The CySA+: Incident Response Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to incident response. You will be evaluated on network scanning, traffic analysis, emergency incident response, and policy and governance. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key incident response terminology and concepts.

  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701): Understanding Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations Literacy (Beginner Level) NEW!

    30m | 30 questions

    The Understanding Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your comprehensive understanding of the various types of threats and vulnerabilities that can compromise information security. You will be evaluated on your recognition of threat actors and vectors, types of malicious attacks, mitigation techniques, and vulnerability management methods. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates literacy in many areas of this domain with the knowledge and insights needed for conducting surveys of malicious activities and the corresponding mitigation techniques to prevent, detect, and respond to security incidents.

  • Security+: Operations and Incident Response Competency (Intermediate Level)

    20m | 20 questions

    The Security+: Operations and Incident Response benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to operations and incident response. You will be evaluated on security assessment tools and mitigation, incident response and digital forensics, and supporting investigations. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key operations and incident response terminology and concepts.

Data and Analytics

  • CompTIA Data+ Mastery (Expert Level)

    40m | 40 questions

    The CompTIA Data+ Mastery (Expert Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of data concepts and environments and applying data mining tasks and the appropriate descriptive statistical methods. You will be evaluated on your ability to summarize types of analysis and critical analysis techniques, create the appropriate visualization in a report or dashboard with proper design components, summarize important data governance concepts, and apply data quality control concepts. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have expertise in data mining, analysis, and visualization and have the necessary skills to facilitate data-driven business decisions.

  • CompTIA Data+ Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    37m | 37 questions

    The CompTIA Data+ Proficiency (Advanced Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of key techniques used in data manipulation, common techniques for query optimization, and the importance of and methods for using descriptive statistics. You will be evaluated on your ability to define the importance and methods of inferential statistics, identify data analysis types and techniques, describe key activities and elements for data analysis reporting, recognize key activities and elements for data analysis dashboards, and identify methods for creating popular charts and graphs used in visualization data. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a good level of experience in data analysis and visualization that's required for the CompTIA Data+ certification.

  • CompTIA Data+ Literacy (Beginner Level)

    19m | 19 questions

    The CompTIA Data+ Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of key data analytics concepts, common roles in data science, and the basics of working with databases. You will be evaluated on your recognition of key concepts surrounding databases and their use in the modern world, various data types, and the relationship of data with modern database systems. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a good understanding of the basic data concepts required for the CompTIA Data+ certification Data Concepts and Environments domain.

  • CompTIA Data+ Competency (Intermediate Level)

    23m | 23 questions

    The CompTIA Data+ Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of the relationship of data with modern database systems and data analytics tools and their various uses. You will be evaluated on your skills in recognizing the need for and methods of data acquisition, as well as cleansing and key data manipulation concepts. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a good understanding of data mining and the level of experience required for the CompTIA Data+ certification.

Infrastructure

  • CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Proficiency (Advanced Level)

    29m | 29 questions

    The CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Proficiency (Advanced Level) benchmark measures your working independence, understanding, and experience with the Linux operating system. You will be evaluated on your ability to manage Linux hardware, search Linux file systems and filter data, work with hard and symbolic links, manage and repair Linux file systems, configure Linux kernel options, utilize Git, and manage Linux logs and services. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the ability to work independently within the Linux server technology platform and understand advanced-level vocabulary.

  • CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Awareness (Entry Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Awareness (Entry Level) benchmark measures your entry-level exposure to the Linux operating system. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of Linux distributions, storage, and file systems, as well as task automation using shell scripts, common Linux threats, authentication and authorization, Linux firewall solutions, and troubleshooting performance issues. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a basic understanding of the Linux server technology platform and vocabulary.

  • CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Competency (Intermediate Level)

    27m | 27 questions

    The CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your working understanding and experience with the Linux operating system. You will be evaluated on your skills in correctly using specific Linux distributions to address specific use cases, installing and deploying various Linux OSs, searching for and filtering data using commands, managing Linux jobs, installing and using Docker, and solving common TCP/IP configuration issues. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the ability to navigate the Linux server technology platform and understand intermediate-level vocabulary.

  • CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Literacy (Beginner Level)

    19m | 19 questions

    The CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your beginner-level experience with the Linux operating system. You will be evaluated on your ability to use Linux file system management and security commands, manage standard Linux file system permissions and network connectivity, and secure a Linux system. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have a beginner-level understanding of the Linux server technology platform and vocabulary.

Big Data

  • Big Data Awareness (Entry Level)

    15m | 15 questions

    The Big Data Awareness benchmark measures whether a learner has exposure to big data concepts, including what big data is, various sources of big data, formats, applications, and use cases for big data analytics. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the foundational knowledge of big data.