Exam Code CAS-002
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.
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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.
CASP is government approved
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 industry supported
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.
Cyber Security / IS Professional
Information Security Analyst
IT Specialist INFOSEC
IT Specialist, Cybersecurity
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Booz Allen Hamilton
CASP covers enterprise security, risk management and incident response, research and analysis, integration of computing, communications and business disciplines as well as technical integration of enterprise components.
There’s a wealth of training materials available that match your learning needs and learning style. Whether you are studying on your own, or in a classroom environment, we recommend CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC) training materials that will help you get ready for your certification exam and pass the test.
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Instructor-led training provides a comfortable teaching environment with instructors that are familiar with the certification process and can help you master your certification exam. Find your instructor now.
When you’ve completed your training and you know you can take your certification exam with confidence, head over to the CompTIA Marketplace and purchase your exam voucher that you will need to sign up for the test.
Once you’ve purchased your voucher, you can find a testing location and schedule your test.
Keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program. It’s designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skillset. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.
Get the most out of your certification
Information technology is an incredibly dynamic field, creating new opportunities and challenges every day. Participating in our Continuing Education program will enable you to stay current with new and evolving technologies and remain a sought-after IT and security expert.
The CompTIA Continuing Education program
Your CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification is good for three years from the day of your exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your certification. Like CASP itself, CASP ce also carries globally-recognized ISO/ANSI accreditation status.
It’s easy to renew
You can participate in a number of activities and training programs, including higher certifications, to renew your CASP certification. Collect at least 75 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in three years, upload them to your certification account, and CASP will automatically renew.
Want more details? Learn more about the CompTIA Continuing Education program.
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