Infographic: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) vs. CISSP

by CompTIA | Feb 12, 2019

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) is often compared to (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and many IT pros ask themselves, “Which certification is right for me?”

Both exams assess advanced-level cybersecurity skills and are vendor neutral, but the similarities stop there. We’ve identified four advantages of CompTIA CASP+ over CISSP. 

  1. Assesses hands-on skills
  2. Validates technical mastery skills
  3. Fills an industry skills gap
  4. Price

Check out the infographic below to see for yourself, or read our blog post about CASP+ vs. CISSP.

CASP vs CISSP Infographic


  • Marc Harter

    Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    The biggest downfall to CISSP is that you have 5 years of security related job experience. I cant wait that long, I will deferentially take the CASP+ before that.

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