Mortal Combat with Cybersecurity Threats or New CompTIA Certification CSA+

By | April 14, 2017

CSA+We live in the century of high technologies: the century of smart machines, robots and the Internet.

Every day we look at the world through the Windows (everybody has his/her own: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10) and make an exchange of information. Of course, our personal information and private files or resources of organizations aren’t always in safety therefore they can become an easy prey for attackers.

So how can we protect our data and save it from attackers?

How to secure the cyber environment?

CompTIA gave answers to these important and concerning questions. It would seem that cybersecurity was an advantageous plot of science fiction films, but now cybersecurity is not only a reality, but also a very important realm in the IT sphere.

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) is a cybersecurity certification that gives an opportunity to improve the overall state of IT security.

CSA+ verifies knowledge that are needed to

  • detect
  • prevent
  • combat

cybersecurity threats.

Every year IT security industry finds new ways to deal with attackers, but hackers also don’t stand still. For this reason, IT sphere must always be one step ahead!

CompTIA CSA+ can give or improve the following security analyst skills:

  • Configure and use threat detection tools.
  • Perform data analysis.
  • Interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization.

Well, if you haven’t been convinced of the importance of CSA+ yet, or if you still don’t know why you need this certification, then the following information is specially for you.

4 CSA+ superpowers:

1. CSA+ certified skills are in-demand

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): “37% overall growth between 2012 and 2022 will wait such job category as information security analysts.”

2. CSA+ is globally recognized

Accreditation by ISO/ANSI 17024

3. CSA+ provides substantial earnings potential

7th place – U.S. News and World Report’s list of the 100 best technology jobs for 2017

$90,120 per year –  the median pay for an information security analyst (according BLS)

4. CSA+ is industry supported

One more peculiar feature of this certification is the fact that CSA+ will give you a remarkable chance to bridge the skills gap between CompTIA Security+ and the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) exam. Based on CSA+, IT professionals can pursue CASP to prove their mastery of the hands-on cybersecurity skills required at the 5- to 10-year experience level.

So what about now? Were you convinced that CSA+ is a great way to your professional success? Yes, I see, you were. It is necessary to do only one thing to get your CSA+ certification. Now you should pass the test to verify this – CS0-001.

This test consists of 85 questions and lasts 165 minutes.

Recommended Experience:

  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security

It is important to remember that the CSA+ certification is valid for three years.

Click here to pass real exam practice test from ExamCollection website.

Earn the CSA+ certification to grow your career within the CompTIA recommended cybersecurity career pathway.


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