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CompTIA CASP+

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) Is An Advanced-Level Cybersecurity Certification For Security Architects And Senior Security Engineers Charged With Leading And Improving An Enterprise’s Cybersecurity Readiness.

Career Certification

The CompTIA CASP+ is an advanced-level cybersecurity certification covering technical skills in security architecture and senior security engineering in traditional, cloud, and hybrid environments, governance, risk, and compliance skills, and assessing an enterprise’s cybersecurity readiness.

Vendor Neutral

CompTIA CASP+ is a vendor-neutral penetration exam designed to test the skills of security professionals involved in penetration testing of IT networks and vulnerability management.

Industry Recognized

CompTIA CASP+ 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).

Exams

CompTIA CASP+ relate to current job requirements for IT professionals asked to design, assess, mitigate and operate a secure enterprise network or lead the technical teams responsible for these tasks.

Skill Areas

Demand For CompTIA CASP+

  • Cybersecurity breaches continue to pose a significant threat to businesses of all sizes and sectors
  • The CompTIA CASP+ certification also aligns with 11 DoD job roles and skills in the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF)
  • The credential can play an important role in your career progression towards cybersecurity roles as chief information security officer (CISO), Security operations center (SOC) manager, or security architect/engineer/risk analyst
  • The global cyber security market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 12.0% from 2022 to 2030 to reach USD 500.70 billion by 2030
  • In the U.S., there are about 1 million cybersecurity workers, but there were around 715,000 jobs yet to be filled as of November 2021

Exam Details

CompTIA CySA+ Exam Details

Exam Codes CAS-004  
Launch Date October 6, 2021  
Exam Description CASP+ covers the technical knowledge and skills required to architect, engineer, integrate, and implement secure solutions across complex environments to support a resilient enterprise while considering the impact of governance, risk, and compliance requirements. 
Number of Questions Maximum of 90 questions per exam  
Type of Questions Multiple choice and performance-based
Length of Test 165 Minutes per exam 
Passing Score This test has no scaled score; it’s pass/fail only.
Recommended Experience A minimum of ten years of general hands-on IT experience, with at least five years of broad hands-on security experience.
Languages English
Retirement TBD - Usually three years after launch  
Testing Provider  Pearson VUE
  • Testing Centers
  • Online Testing
Price $494 USD

Who Is This Exam Intended For?

This exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end users and/or are looking at jobs in the following categories, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Cloud Penetration Tester, Web App Penetration Tester, Cloud Security Specialist, and Network & Security Specialist.

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