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

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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

 The principles of organizational security and the elements of effective security policies

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

How to Identify 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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