Pre-requisites:

Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience.

While there is no required prerequisite, CySA+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.

Exam goal and benefits:

Intermediate high-stakes cybersecurity analyst certification for IT professionals looking to gain the following security analyst skills:

  • Perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization.
  • Configure and use threat-detection tools.
  • Secure and protect applications and systems within an organization.

Skills gained:

  • Threat Management
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Security Architecture & Tool Sets
  • Cyber-Incident Response

Jobs:

  • IT Security Analyst
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst
  • Vulnerability Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Threat Intelligence Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Analyst

Exam Cost:

$349 USD

Registration link:

https://home.pearsonvue.com/comptia