The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) certification is a certification for technical professionals who wish to remain immersed in technology, as opposed to strictly managing.
CASP+ validates advanced-level competency in the following areas:
CASP+ is the only hands-on, performance-based certification for practitioners—not managers—at an advanced skill level of cybersecurity. The difference is that while cybersecurity managers help identify what policies and frameworks could be implemented, CASP+-certified professionals figure out how to get the job done.
CASP+ is for IT cybersecurity professionals with a minimum of 10 years of experience in IT administration, including at least 5 years of hands-on technical security experience. CASP+ prepares candidates for the following job roles:
Here are a few CASP+ jobs and their average salaries:
Skills covered in CASP+ address current risks and incident response scenarios inherent with cyber warfare, modern hacking techniques and cloud migration. CASP+ covers the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, engineer, integrate and implement secure solutions across complex environments to support a resilient enterprise. Successful candidates will have the skills to do the following:
The CASP+ exam covers the following domains and topics:
CompTIA (The Computing Technology Industry Association) is the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world. With more than 2 million IT certifications issued worldwide, CompTIA is dedicated to helping IT professionals lead the charge in our digitally-connected world.
For more than 20 years, CompTIA has developed training and certification exams for computing support, networking, security, open-source (Linux) development, cloud and mobility. Our regular review and updates of exams ensure that CompTIA certifications continue to address the needs of today’s technology challenges.
CompTIA now offers a number of exam training options for CASP+ to fit your particular learning style and schedule, many of which may be used in combination with each other as you prepare for your exam.
There’s a wealth of information to take you from deciding if CompTIA CASP+ is right for you, all the way to taking your exam. We’re with you every step of the way!