The CompTIA Security+ certification is a vendor-neutral credential. The CompTIA Security+ exam is an internationally recognized validation of foundation-level security skills and knowledge, and is used by organizations and security professionals around the globe.
The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The CompTIA Security+ certification is aimed at an IT security professional who has:
• A minimum of two years’ experience in IT administration with a focus on security
• Day-to-day technical information security experience
• Broad knowledge of security concerns and implementation, including the topics in the domain list
These content examples are meant to clarify the test objectives and should not be construed as a comprehensive listing of all content in this examination.