CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) meets the growing demand for advanced IT security in the enterprise. Recommended for IT professionals with at least 5 years of experience, CASP certifies critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines and requires candidates to implement clear solutions in complex environments.
The current landscape of cybersecurity requires specialized skills to troubleshoot via customized hacks and build solid solutions. Each hack is unique and must be combated with master-level security skills and experience. As a CASP-certified IT professional, you will demonstrate that you can provide the best cybersecurity solutions and protection for organizations worldwide.
With the rise of global information security threats, organizations are eager to hire certified individuals with mastery-level cybersecurity skills. The CASP credential validates these skills.
Because hacking has no boundaries, your CASP certification is welcome across the globe.
CASP professionals are trained to work with a variety of hardware and software making it possible to go anywhere in IT.
CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
CASP is developed and maintained by leading IT experts. Learn more about the people behind the CompTIA CASP exam development and the CompTIA CASP Advisory Committee.
|Launch Date||January 20, 2015||April 2, 2018|
|Exam Description||CASP covers the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, engineer, integrate and implement secure solutions across complex environments to support a resilient enterprise.|
|Number of Questions||Maximum of 90 questions|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice and performance-based|
|Length of Test||165 Minutes|
|Passing Score||Pass/Fail only. No scaled score.|
|Recommended Experience||A minimum of ten years of experience in IT administration, including at least five years of hands-on technical security experience|
|Retirement||October 2, 2018||Usually three years after launch|
|Launch Date||March 2018||Feb 2015 |
N10-006 English retires 8/31/18; Other languages retire 1/31/19
|Exam Description||CompTIA Network+ N10-007 has been updated and reorganized to address the current networking technologies with expanded coverage of several domains by adding|
• Critical security concepts to helping networking professionals work with security practitioners
• Key cloud computing best practices and typical service models
• Coverage of newer hardware and virtualization techniques
• Concepts to give individuals the combination of skills to keep the network resilient
|CompTIA Network+ covers the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. Also included are emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies.|
|Number of Questions||Maximum of 90 questions per exam||Maximum of 90 questions per exam|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based||Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based|
|Length of Test||Maximum of 90 questions||Maximum of 90 questions|
|Passing Score||720 (on a scale of 100-900)||720 (on a scale of 100-900)|
|Recommended Experience||CompTIA A+ Certification and At least 9 to 12 months of networking experience||CompTIA A+ Certification and (9) months of networking experience|
|Languages||English, Japanese, Spanish & Portuguese are in development||English, Japanese, Spanish & Portuguese are in development|
CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT.
|Exam Codes||CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 |
(Academy customers use the same codes)
|Launch Date||December 15, 2015|
|Exam Description|| CompTIA A+ 220-901 covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues. |
CompTIA A+ 220-902 covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. It also addresses security, the fundamentals of cloud computing and operational procedures.
|Number of Questions||Maximum of 90 questions per exam|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based|
|Length of Test||90 Minutes per exam|
|Passing Score||220-901: 675 (on a scale of 900) |
220-902: 700 (on a scale of 900)
|Recommended Experience||9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field|
|Languages||English, German, Japanese, Portuguese, French and Spanish (Modern)|
|Retirement||TBD - Usually three years after launch|
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