CySA+

The premier certification for cybersecurity analysts!

The industry standard

CySA+ is the industry standard for validating that cybersecurity professionals can perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities

Makes a great first impression

Companies like the DoD, Target, Western Governors University and Northrup Grumman all look for CompTIA CySA+ certification in hiring

Combat cybersecurity threats

CySA+ applies behavioral analytics to networks and devices to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats through continuous security monitoring

Learn the most up-to-date security analyst skills and upcoming job skills

As attackers have learned to evade traditional signature-based solutions, CySA+ focuses on the candidates ability to not only proactively capture, monitor, and respond to network traffic findings, but also emphasizes software and application security, automation, threat hunting, and IT regulatory compliance, which affects the daily work of security analysts. CySA+ will verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Identify and address vulnerabilities
  • Recommend preventative measures
  • Respond to and recover from incidents

Jobs That Require or Benefit from a CompTIA CySA+ Certification

CySA+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. A CySA+ certification can help certify you in careers such as the following:

  • Security operations center (SOC) analyst
  • Vulnerability analyst
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Threat intelligence analyst
  • Security engineer
  • Cybersecurity analyst

The job roles covered by CompTIA CySA+ are categorized under information security analysts by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of jobs in this category is expected to grow by more than 28 percent by 2026. The median pay in 2017 was $95,510.

What Skills Will You Learn?

  • Threat and Vulnerability Management
  • Software and Systems Security
  • Compliance and Assessment
  • Security Operations and Monitoring
  • Incident Response

Training Materials

  • CompTIA Labs for CySA+
  • 25+ Hours of Self-Paced Video Training
  • Official CySA+ Digital Study Guide
  • CompTIA CySA+ Exam Voucher
  • CompTIA CySA+ Exam Retake Voucher
$2800 $2500

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