CompTIA's Security+ certification certifies professionals in the field of information security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in various domains such as
With the threat of data security becoming a rapidly growing issue, the need for trained information security personnel has increased multi-fold. Information Security is one of the fastest growing areas. Candidates who earn this certification will be able to prove their ability to anticipate information security risks and apply their knowledge of security concepts, and tools to safeguard organizational data, as well as know the procedures to react to security incidents, should they occur.
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally recognized, vendor-neutral certification that proves competency in system security, network infrastructure, access control and organizational security.
The exam is available in English, Spanish, German, Japanese, and Chinese. You need to pass SY0-301 exam to get CompTIA Security+ certified.
The new exam covers more of the approach on security risk control and mitigation. It has now included things like security policies, procedures, and training required to comply with latest technologies.
|New Security+ (SY0-301)||Previous Version (SY0-201)
(Valid through December 31st, 2011)
|Network Security||Systems Security|
|Compliance and Operational Security||Network Infrastructure|
|Threats and Vulnerabilities||Access Control|
|Application, Data and Host Security||Assessments & Audits|
|Access Control and Identity Management||Cryptography|
The CompTIA Security+ certification requires you to pass only one exam:
SY0-301 CompTIA Security+
CompTIA recommends that the candidate should have CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security.
If you would like to know more about the CompTIA's Security-Plus certification, please visit: CompTIAs Website.