CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.
As the foundational certification in the CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway, the new CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and get into the cybersecurity field. CompTIA Security+ emphasizes the hands-on, practical skills needed in roles like junior IT auditor/penetration tester, systems administrator,network administrator and security administrator. Check out the following infographic to see what skills you’ll master with the newly updated CompTIA Security+.
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Security+ is government approved
CompTIA Security+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
Security+ is globally recognized
CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized credential with certified professionals working in over 147 countries throughout the world.
Security+ provides substantial earnings potential
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Security Specialists, Administrators and Managers earn over $86,000 per year.
Security+ is industry supported
Security+ is developed and maintained by leading IT experts. Content for the exams stems from a combination of industry-wide survey feedback and contributions from our team of subject matter experts. Learn more about the people behind the CompTIA Security+ Advisory Committee.