Posts tagged "CompTIA Security+"

How to Pass the CompTIA Security+ (Plus) SY0-501 Exam

[This post was originally published in June 2017 and updated on 3/25/2019.] The CompTIA Security+ certification exam is a globally recognized exam t taken by individuals to demonstrate their knowledge in IT security as well as general IT skills. Once the exam is completed with a passing score, a certification is awarded to show that […]

March 25, 2019 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 39156

How to Earn CompTIA Security+ Continuing Education (CE) Units

[This post was originally published on 7/18/2014 and updated on 3/25/2019.] Here is the breakdown of what it takes to maintain your CompTIA Security+ certification. CompTIA requires Security+ certificate holders to submit 50 qualifying Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every three years to renew the certification. There are a number of ways you can go about […]

March 25, 2019 | Ashley Wheeler" class="author">Ashley Wheeler | Views: 46158

Do You Need Programming Skills for a Cyber Security Career?

[This post was originally published on 10/19/2015 and updated on 3/5/2019.] Students ask our Training Consultants this question often. The simple answer is yes. However, the answer depends on your intended specialty in cyber security. For managers, offensive and defensive cyber security professionals, the answer varies.

March 5, 2019 | William Ruddy | Views: 65298

CompTIA Security+ (Plus) SY0-501 vs SY0-401

This blog post breaks down the differences between the CompTIA Security+ (Plus) SY0-501 and SY0-401 exams. Even though the SYO-401 exam has been retired, it is interesting to examine the changes in exam content that lead to the most recent version. A Bit Of Background About The Security+ Exam As one of the first security […]

October 23, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 28991

Average CompTIA Security+ Salary in the DC-MD-VA Metro Area [2017]

Security+ Certified IT Pros Earn $79,571 in the DMV According to PayScale, the CompTIA Security+ certification¬†is earning IT professionals in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC more than their counterparts in virtually every other state in the US. It makes sense seeing as this entry-level security certification is among the few IT certifications listed on the […]

May 17, 2017 | Ashley Wheeler" class="author">Ashley Wheeler | Views: 15079