There are 100 questions on the exam with a passing score of 764 on a scale of 100 to 900 with the test lasting 90 minutes.
Where as the Microsoft® 70-214 Security exam is specifically related to security in the Microsoft® domain.
The CISSP exam would be the elite Security certification and takes a few years of experience before one may even apply to take this exam!
CompTIA® Security+ (Sy0-101) objectives are broken down into five domains:
DOMAIN 1.0: General Security Concepts
DOMAIN 2.0: Communication Security
DOMAIN 3.0: Infrastructure Security
DOMAIN 4.0: Basics of Cryptography
DOMAIN 5.0: Operational/Organizational Security
We have a few tutorials listed that are essentially to know for anyone learning about security.