Why should I earn the Security+ certification?
Cyberattacks and threats continue to rise daily, and there is a high demand for qualified information security professionals. Earning your CompTIA Security+ certification is an ideal way for entry-level professionals involved in systems and networking to begin a career in cybersecurity. As a globally recognized certification, it also serves as a differentiator for professionals already in the field of information security.
What is the job demand for Security+ certified professionals?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs for information security analysts are in extremely high demand and will continue to rise over the next decade. The BLS predicts a 33 percent job growth with the addition of over 47,000 new jobs!
How long is the Security+ certification valid for after passing the exam?
Your certification is valid for a period of three years and will need to be renewed following this period. To ensure that your skills remain up to date in a rapidly changing field, you will be required to earn 50 CEUs during each three-year renewal period and pay a $50 continuing education fee to CompTIA.
What are common job titles for CompTIA Security+ certification holders?
Learning is entirely online and self-paced to suit your schedule. You’ll have access to interactive video lessons, labs for real-world practice, discussion boards to engage with peers, and live one-on-one coaching sessions with an industry expert instructor.
How does Security+ align with DoD 8570.1 requirements?
This boot camp prepares you for CompTIA Security+, which is an approved baseline certification under the U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570.1 mandate. This is required if you are working in a government or government-contracted role related to information security.