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  • 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

  • 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 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 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