EXAM CODES CAS-003
CASP+ is the only hands-on, performance-based certification for practitioners - not managers - at the advanced skill level of cybersecurity. While cybersecurity managers help identify what cybersecurity policies and frameworks could be implemented, CASP+ certified professionals figure out how to implement solutions within those policies and frameworks.
The CASP+ certification validates advanced-level competency in risk management; enterprise security operations and architecture; research and collaboration; and integration of enterprise security.
Successful candidates will have the knowledge required to:
CASP+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program. Over 1.3 million CompTIA ISO/ANSI-accredited exams have been delivered since January 1, 2011.
The new CompTIA CASP+ CAS-003 exam is available as of April 2, 2018. More information on the exam is available in the Exam Details below.
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Analyze security risks and frameworks that come along with specific industry threats and organizational requirements and execute risk mitigation strategies
Integrate network and security components and implement security controls for host, mobile, and small form factor devices
Implement incident response and recovery procedures and conduct security assessments using appropriate tools.
Integrate hosts, storage, networks and applications into a secure enterprise architecture using on-premise, cloud, and virtualization technologies
Apply research methods to determine industry trends and their impact to the enterprise
CASP+ covers the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, engineer, integrate and implement secure solutions across complex environments to support a resilient enterprise.
CompTIA updated CASP+ in 2018 to continue to address current risks and incident response scenarios inherent with cyber warfare, modern hacking techniques and cloud migration.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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