CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.
Security+ is developed and maintained by leading IT experts. Content for the exam stems from a combination of industry-wide survey feedback and contributions from our team of subject matter experts.
The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The examination is intended for candidates who possess Network+ certification and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.
Upon registering, you're given six (6) months to complete this program.