December 5, 2017 | Category: Cyber Security, Government, Phoenix TS IT Security Blog, Training and Certification | Tags: , , , , Views: 3624

What is the CASP+ Certification?

In the rapidly changing world, new cybersecurity threats are emerging every day. The most simple way an organization can ensure their cybersecurity defenses are up-to-date is by getting their employees certified.  CASP+ certification guarantees that professionals possess the necessary IT/cybersecurity skills to build solid solutions that will be responsible for protecting enterprises globally from malicious cybersecurity threats.

Today, the CASP+ credential has gained tremendous popularity worldwide. The most notable organizations that use CASP+ include the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, Booz Allen Hamilton, Network solutions, and Verizon Telematics.

What is the CASP+ Certification?

Recognized globally as CompTIA’s highest-level cybersecurity certification, the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) certification is an advanced-level, vendor-neutral certification. CASP certification, created by CompTIA, provides the best information security solution training for both government agencies and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). Moreover, the CASP+ certification meets the ISO17024 standards and is approved by the US Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01 M.

The certification validates a candidates’ cybersecurity skills and knowledge, along with assessment abilities and general problem solving used in security situations. These areas are evaluated across a wide range of security subsets. Above all, earning a certification means demonstrating the ability to execute straightforward solutions in intricate environments.

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The CASP+ Exam

CASP+ exam (CAS-003) has a maximum of 90-questions long, the exam is a mix of multiple-choice and performance-based questions. Furthermore, the test is administered over a 165-minute time frame at an authorized Pearson Vue Test Center. The exam is pass/fail only, with no score given.

Experience is strongly recommended for earning the certification. Ten years of experience in IT administration is strongly recommended for CASP+ candidates. With attention to at least five years of hands-on technical security experience. It is important to realize that with a higher-level certification, unless you have the recommended experience it can be very difficult to pass the certification exam unless you have taken a CASP+ training course.

CASP+ (CAS-003) Exam (New April 2018)

As of April 2, 2018, the CASP+ exam changed. The changed made to the exam to cover topics such as cryptological techniques, cloud and virtualization technologies, and more. You can read about the changes in depth here. The domain name and exam percentage changes can be seen below:

  1. Risk Management – 19%
  2. Enterprise Security Architecture – 25%
  3. Enterprise Security Operations – 20%
  4. Technical Integration of Enterprise Security – 23%
  5. Research, Development, and Collaboration – 13%

Registering For The CASP+ Exam

Once the candidate meets all the CASP+ requirements, they can schedule their exam on CompTIA’s website by following steps that include:

  1. Buying an exam voucher
  2. Creating a Pearson Vue account
  3. Finding an authorized Pearson Vue test center

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