October 2017 promises to bring a rich harvest of novelties in IT secure industry. What is worth the news from CompTIA about new SY0-501 exam for CompTIA Security+ certification. Last time the news about this certification was only in May 2014! So, we think that a lot of people have already marked the month of October as the most important event of this year and turned on the waiting mode (like a Zhdun.)
After all, CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational IT security knowledge and skills. It is not only prestigious, but also profitable to get it. But let’s go through it all point by point.
Security+ certification covers the basic and vital tenets for network security and risk management. All these points make Security+ a significant and remarkable stepping stone of an IT security career.
IT security has never been so paramount to organizations before. But cloud computing and mobile devices made their changes in the way how we do business. Every minute a huge number of data are transmitted and stored on networks worldwide. That’s why to have effective security practices in place is a primary task for organizations. In this connection, the Security+ certification is a lifebuoy for your business.
I think that it is obvious that CompTIA Security+ certification is in great demand and there are 4 weighty proofs of it:
- 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.
- Security+ is globally recognized
Certified professionals work in over 147 countries throughout the world.
- Security+ provides substantial earnings potential
Over $86,000 per year – the median pay for certified professionals (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.)
- Security+ is industry supported
Content for the exams= industry-wide survey feedback+ team of subject matter experts.
Watch a promotional video of CompTIA, to know more information about CompTIA Security+, its possibilities advantages and benefits.
As for new SY0-501 exam, we know only that it will consist of multiple choice and performance-based questions.
CompTIA Security+ certification will cover:
- network and operation security
- application, data and host security
- threats and vulnerabilities
- access control
- identity management
So if you are planning to take the SY0-501 exam, you should have CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.
Remember! If you pass the SY0-501 exam, you will get the best certification for networking professionals. Not in vain CompTIA Security+ motto says: Get Certified and Expect Success!
So, study up and put the SY0-501 exam on your 2017 to-do list.