CompTIA CASP+

Pre-requisites:

A minimum of ten years of experience in IT administration, including at least five years of hands-on technical security experience.

Exam goal and benefits:

CASP+ is the only hands-on, performance-based certification for practitioners – not managers – at the advanced skill level of cybersecurity. While cybersecurity managers help identify what cybersecurity policies and frameworks could be implemented, CASP+ certified professionals figure out how to implement solutions within those policies and frameworks.

Skills gained:

  • Risk Management
  • Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Enterprise Security Operations
  • Technical Integration Of Enterprise Security
  • Research, Development & Collaboration

Jobs:

  • Security Architect
  • Technical Lead Analyst
  • Application Security Engineer
  • Security Engineer

Exam Cost:

$349 USD

Registration link:

https://home.pearsonvue.com/comptia

CompTIA PenTest+

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, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.

Exam goal and benefits:

Ensure each candidate possesses the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform tasks on systems. PenTest+ exam also includes management skills used to plan, scope, and manage weaknesses, not just exploit them.

PenTest+ is unique because our certification requires a candidate to demonstrate the hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments such as the cloud and mobile, in addition to traditional desktops and servers.

Skills gained:

  • Planning & Scoping
  • Information Gathering & Vulnerability Identification
  • Attacks & Exploits
  • Penetration Testing Tools
  • Hardware & Network Troubleshooting

Jobs:

  • Penetration Tester
  • Vulnerability Tester
  • Security Analyst (II)
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analyst
  • Network Security Operations
  • Application Security Vulnerability

Exam Cost:

$349 USD

Registration link:

https://home.pearsonvue.com/comptia

CompTIA CySA+

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

CompTIA Security +

Pre-requisites:

No pre-requisites.

Exam goal and benefits:

The exam is the first step for professionals looking to start a career path in the security field.

Skills gained:

  • Threats, Attacks & Vulnerabilities
  • Technologies & Tools
  • Architecture & Design
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Risk Management
  • Security cryptography & Pki

Jobs:

  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • Junior IT Auditor/ Penetration Tester
  • Security Specialist
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Engineer

Exam Cost:

$339 USD

Registration link:

https://home.pearsonvue.com/comptia