Navigating the BTL1 exam can be a significant milestone in your cybersecurity journey. Let's address some common questions about the exam format, grading, and what to expect.
Students enrolled in the BTL1 course can kickstart their practical 24-hour incident response exam at any time within 12 months of purchase. This exam offers a hands-on experience, allowing candidates to demonstrate their skills in real-world scenarios.
Lab Access: Through an in-browser session, students gain access to a compromised corporate lab for up to 24 hours.
Task-Based Questions: The exam comprises 20 task-based questions, encouraging candidates to utilize various tools, investigate vulnerabilities, whilst identifying certain attack vectors according to the ATT&CK Framework.
- Open-Book Format: Candidates are able to use e-learning resources, search engines, and personal notes to carry out questions
- Flexible Setting: Take the exam anywhere without the constraints of traditional proctoring, whether at home or at work
Submission and Grading:
Once candidates complete all questions, they can submit the exam for immediate grading and feedback. A minimum of 70% is required to pass and earn the silver challenge coin. Achieving an outstanding 90% on the first attempt qualifies for the prestigious gold challenge coin.
Free Resit: In case of failure, students receive one free resit voucher, valid for use within 12 months of purchase.
Resit Restrictions: To prevent burnout, candidates are not allowed to retake the exam within 10 days of a failed attempt.
Additional Resits: For £100, additional resit vouchers can be purchased. However, candidates must adhere to the 10-day waiting period before attempting a resit.
Feedback for Improvement:
For any incorrectly answered questions, candidates receive feedback to provide a general understanding of their mistakes. While specific details may be limited, this feedback aids in better preparation for subsequent attempts.
Best of luck on your BTL1 exam journey!