CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway
With the increase in cyberattacks and the number of new connected devices, the need for skilled cybersecurity professionals is growing at a rapid pace, and cybersecurity specialists must nurture their practical, hands-on skills. The CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway helps technical specialists achieve cybersecurity mastery, from beginning to end.
The new CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+)
exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end-users and/or are considering a career in IT. ITF+ covers all areas of IT foundations and focuses on essential knowledge and skills required to perform tasks by entry-level IT professionals.
Besides the well-known CompTIA A+
, CompTIA Network+
and CompTIA Security+
, the new CompTIA PenTest+
is a performance based certification that assesses the most up-to-date penetration testing, and vulnerability assessment and management skills necessary to determine the resiliency of networks against attacks.
CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)
is an international, vendor-neutral cybersecurity certification that applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security. CySA+ validates critical knowledge and skills that are required to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats.
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.