Why Should I Get CASP+ Certified?

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) is the industry standard for advanced-level competency in risk management, enterprise security operations and architecture, research and collaboration, and integration of enterprise security.

CASP+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. The updated CASP+ certification is especially helpful for positions such as the following:

  • Security architect
  • Security engineer
  • Technical lead analyst
  • Application security engineer

Many organizations look for CASP+ certification in hiring. For example, U.S. Army, Dell, Verizon and Booz Allen Hamilton all look for CASP+ certification while making employment decisions.

Top Reasons to Get CASP+ Certified

  • Prove Your Knowledge. Certification validates your skills and is proof that you have mastered the knowledge covered in training.
  • Earn the Industry Standard. CASP+ is the industry standard for advanced-level competency for technical professionals who wish to remain immersed in technology as opposed to strictly managing.
  • Get Your Foot in the Door. Certification makes a great first impression. According to a recent IDC report, 96 percent of HR managers use IT certifications as screening or hiring criteria during recruitment*. Learn more about all the places you career can go with CompTIA certifications.
  • Make an Impact. IT professionals with CompTIA A+ or CompTIA Security + perform at a higher level than those who are not certified.
  • Progress Along a Career Roadmap. Not sure where an IT certification can take you? Browse IT careers for professionals, navigate certifications and discover jobs in areas that interest you and open doors to opportunity and success.
  • Expect Success with CASP+ Certification. Getting certified is the best way to future-proof your career. Nine out of 10 employers agree that certifications are critical in finding the right person for the job. Plus, IT-certified individuals are more likely to be promoted than those without IT certifications.

Other Employers that Recommend or Require CASP+ Certification

  • U.S. Navy
  • Network Solutions, LLC
  • One Source Technologies Inc.

Ready to Advance Your Skill Level in Cybersecurity?

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!