Posts tagged "CompTIA Security+"

How to Get Started in a Cyber Security Career

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Information Security Analyst job roles are expected to grow by 28% (much faster than average) between 2016 – 2026. Experienced cyber security professionals are increasingly in demand. This news offers hope for those interested in a cyber security career. But knowing where to start and what to learn about […]

August 1, 2019 | William Ruddy | Views: 23915

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: 53230

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: 51740

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: 78547

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: 30709