CAS-001 : CASP - Advanced Security Practitioner

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The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification is an industry recognized vendor-neutral credential.The CASP exam will certify that the successful candidate has the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments.
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CASP - Advanced Security Practitioner
ISBN : 9781616911706

Here's what you will get

The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code CAS-001. This certification validates "advanced-level security skills and knowledge internationally.

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Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? While there are no official prerequisites for the CAS-001 exam, both CompTIA and uCertify strongly recommend candidates to have 10 years' experience in IT administration, including at least 5 years' of hands-on technical security experience.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 402
Where do I take the exam? The CAS-001 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
  • Multiple choice
  • Drag and drop
  • Scenario-based
  • Simulation
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 80 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 165 minutes
What is the passing score? Pass/Fail only. No scaled score is provided.
What is the exam's retake policy?

CAS-001 examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  • CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification? CompTIA CASP certification are valid for three years from the date the candidate is certified, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the CAS-001, click here.
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Cyber Security / IS Professional
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Security Architect
  • IT Specialist INFOSEC
  • IT Specialist, Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Risk Manager
  • Cybersecurity Risk Analyst

Here's what you will learn

  • The History of Cryptography
  • Cryptographic Services
  • Symmetric Encryption
  • Asymmetric Encryption
  • Hybrid Encryption
  • Hashing
  • Digital Signatures
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Implementation of Cryptographic Solutions
  • Cryptographic Attacks
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Advanced Network Design
  • TCP/IP
  • Secure Communication Solutions
  • Secure Facility Solutions and Network Infrastructure Design
  • Secure Network Infrastructure Design
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Enterprise Security
  • Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization
  • Virtual LANs
  • Enterprise Storage
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Firewalls and Access Control Lists
  • Host-Based Firewalls
  • Trusted Operating System
  • Endpoint Security Software
  • Anti-malware
  • Host Hardening
  • Asset Management
  • Data Exfiltration
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Application Security
  • Specific Application Issues
  • Application Sandboxing
  • Application Security Framework
  • Standard Libraries
  • Secure Coding Standards
  • Application Exploits
  • Escalation of Privilege
  • Improper Storage of Sensitive Data
  • Cookie Storage and Transmission
  • Process Handling at the Client and Server
  • Security Assessments and Penetration Testing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Risk Terminology
  • Identifying Vulnerabilities
  • Operational Risks
  • The Risk Assessment Process
  • Best Practices for Risk Assessments
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • A High-Level View of Documentation
  • Business Documents Used to Support Security
  • Documents and Controls Used for Sensitive Information
  • Auditing Requirements and Frequency
  • The Incident Response Framework
  • Digital Forensics
  • The Role of Training and Employee Awareness
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Analyzing Industry Trends and Outlining Potential Impact
  • Carrying Out Relevant Analysis to Secure the Enterprise
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Integrate Enterprise Disciplines to Achieve Secure Solutions
  • Explain the Security Impact of Interorganizational Change
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Selecting and Distinguishing the Appropriate Security Controls
  • Advanced Authentication Tools, Techniques, and Concepts
  • Carrying Out Security Activities across the Technology Life Cycle
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions