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The unprecedented COVID-19 situation has dramatically increased the dependency of one and all on the internet. People across domains sectors, businesses, etc have shifted to online solutions due to the social distancing norms. This massive shift has just increased data vulnerability thereby resulting in an increased demand for certified cybersecurity professionals. So if you are interested in making a career in this ever-evolving domain, you should definitely check out the CompTIA Security+ Certification.
Before moving further, let’s take a look at what all will be discussed in this article:
CompTIA or the Computing Technology Industry Association is a non-profit trade association based in America. It issues vendor-neutral professional certifications in more than 120 nations across the globe for the IT Industry.
CompTIA was created in 1982 and it releases more than 50 industry studies per year in order to keep a track of the industry trends and the corresponding changes. To date, over 2.2 million people have earned CompTIA certifications since the association was established.
As mentioned earlier, CompTIA provides a number of valuable certifications that range from entry-level to expert-level, out of which, the CompTIA Security+ certification is designed for the cybersecurity industry.
The CompTIA Security+ Exam is a globally acknowledged certification exam that confirms the standard skills that you need in order to perform important tasks dealing with security and to pursue a career as an IT security professional.
The CompTIA Security+ accentuates hands-on practical skills, that ensure the certified security professional is very well-groomed to solve any sort of issues with Information Security. CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification that IT professionals need to acquire. It authorizes the security professional with the core knowledge that is required to serve any roles that deal with cybersecurity in order to provide a breakthrough to fetch intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs.
A Cybersecurity professional who holds the CompTIA Security+ certification, will not just know to identify security issues but also to address those issues.
As a matter of fact, anyone who holds a CompTIA Security+ certification will have a weapon to target any intermediate-level job in cybersecurity. Apart from that, there are a number of other benefits as well. For the purpose of this session, I will be discussing a few of these benefits.
CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam can be taken by anyone who has two years of experience in IT administration with exposure to IT security or some equivalent training. Anyone who is looking for positions such as:
What are the skills you will acquire?
The CompTIA Security+ examination focuses on all the fundamental skills that are required in order to fetch a cybersecurity job. Not just that, the latest version of the CompTIA Secuirity+ examination brings into consideration the current scenario of how the cybersecurity jobs are evolving and becoming more specialized, for example, like the positions such as that of security analytics. This is another reason for the increased importance and demand for CompTIA Security+ certified professionals for a variety of job roles.
This certification will groom the candidates to practically understand as well as provide appropriate solutions to cybersecurity issues.
Anyone who successfully clears the exam will validate a number of skills such as:
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The CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam focuses on the following areas:
The CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam has 90 questions. These will be divided into multiple-choice questions, drag and drop activities, and performance-based items.
The MCQ’s can be either single-answer or multiple-answer type. The performance-based questions are designed in order to analyze your capability to solve issues in a simulated environment.
Now one thing that you have to keep in mind is time management as most of the examination questions will show up during the initial period of the exam and you will not be able to look at the clock when you are solving them.
Once you complete these questions, you will receive an optional survey form comprising 12 questions that deal with your personal study practices and the reason why you chose the CompTIA Security+ Examination.
Candidates who take up the CompTIA Security+ Certification Examination will be given 90 minutes to answer 90 questions that are explained in the previous topic. Please make a note that this does not include the time that you will need to complete all the check-in formalities at the examination center. Therefore, it is best that you are present at the center well before the scheduled examination time.
This brings us to the end of this article. I hope it has given you all the required insights on the CompTIA Security+ certification.
If you wish to learn cybersecurity and build a colorful career in cybersecurity, then take a look at our newly launched CompTIA Security+ Certification Training which is a first-of-a-kind official partnership between Edureka & CompTIA Security+. It offers you a chance to earn a global certification that focuses on core cybersecurity skills that are indispensable for security and network administrators.
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