Cybersecurity: A vital element of every IT job
Security+ validates the baseline skills necessary to pursue a career in cybersecurity
Kick start your cybersecurity career
Security+ establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs
Aligned to the latest trends
Security+ focuses on the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and intrusion detection
Trusted by more corporations and defense organizations than any other certification on the market to validate baseline security skills
The first security certification a candidate should earn
Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them.
CompTIA Security+ certification is 100% focused on Cybersecurity. It covers the foundational principles for network and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities, access control and identity management and cryptography.
Skills covered in Security+ have become a baseline for all cybersecurity jobs and has been updated to reflect how cybersecurity jobs are becoming more specialize.
What Skills Will You Learn?
How to identify strategies developed by cyber adversaries to attack networks and hosts and the countermeasures deployed to defend them
The technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products
How to install and configure network- and host-based security technologies
Application and coding vulnerabilities and identify development and deployment methods designed to mitigate them
Mitigation techniques or controls to secure an environment
Strategies for ensuring business continuity, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery
The average salary for Security+ certified professionals in the United States is $87,666 a year
Top Jobs That Require or Benefit from a Security+ Certification
- Systems Administrator
- Network Administrator
- Security Administrator
- Junior IT Auditor/ Penetration Tester
- Security Specialist
- Security Consultant
- Security Engineer
Learn From the Comfort of Your Home
Self Paced Training
- 25+ Hours of Self-Paced Video Training
- CompTIA Security+ Digital Study Guide
- CompTIA Security+ Labs
- CompTIA Security+ Exam Voucher
- Bonus Exam Voucher
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