Chioma Chuku is an IT Security Analyst at ETHNOS. Her work is focused on policy development, strategy, organizational program development, IT governance, risk management, and data security solutions. She is skilled in risk management, business continuity management, Information Security, data privacy, information governance/assurance, and service management. Her work also involves the identification of Information security control gaps and opportunities for improvement in any identified processes. She has these IT certifications:
Database Performance Monitoring
ISO 27001 Lead Implementer – Information Security Certification
She has recently reviewed our CompTIA Security+ course and provided her valuable feedback. Please read it here:
“The uCertify CompTIA Security+ course is very well-designed and has the best learning resources for the preparation of the SY0-501 exam. Its user interface is great and easy to navigate.
Each chapter comes with comprehensive quizzes, flashcards, and exercises for checking the knowledge gained in the chapter. I will totally recommend this course.”
Sydney Smith has more than 13 years of experience in the field of Information Technology. His work involves the installation, termination, and troubleshooting of CAT5E, CAT6, and CAT7 copper cables as well as Fusion Splicing of Single and Multi-mode fiber. Sydney is currently working as a Technical Support Technician at De Beers Marine Namibia (pty) Ltd. He is skilled in troubleshooting, network administration, network engineering, Cisco routers, and computer hardware. He has CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications.
He has recently reviewed our CompTIA Security+ course and provided his valuable feedback. Please read it here:
“The uCertify course for CompTIA Security+ is an interactive and detailed test preparation material that helps you effectively prepare for the CompTIA SY0-501 certification exam.
The most impressive part of the learn mode was the amount of detailed explanation that is given on a question that is wrongly attempted. The course chapters and assessments are very nicely represented and it is up to the mark.”
CompTIASecurity+ is a globally recognized vendor neutral credential that validates the expertise of professionals to perform core security functions in an IT security career. Security+ certification focuses on the latest techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management, and intrusion detection. It encompasses hands-on troubleshooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills and establishes the understanding required of any cybersecurity role. This certification is specially designed for the Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, Security Administrator, Junior IT Auditor/ Penetration Tester, Security Specialist, Security Consultant, and Security Engineer.
CompTIA Security+ is the fundamental security certification that IT professionals must go for. To earn this certification CompTIA recommends that the professional has CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.
Here are the Security+ certification exam domains and their percentage:
Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities: 21%
Technologies and Tools: 22%
Architecture and Design: 15%
Identity and Access Management: 16%
Risk Management: 14%
Cryptography and PKI: 12%
These domains covered in Security+ have become a baseline for all cybersecurity jobs. These days, organizations prefer Security+ certified employees as they help them mitigate expensive security threats. Security+ acts as a great stepping stone to other vendor-specific certifications and increases professionals’ value in a competitive industry. It helps them advance towards a rewarding career in security and IT system administration. The professionals with the Security+ certification receive a higher salary than their non-certified co-workers. On earning this certification, you can expect an average salary of between USD 42,130 and $95,830 as a network engineer and within a few years, the professional with this certification can earn about USD 66,890 per year.
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