Government

  • 93% of those hiring for IT positions report finding the right candidates for job openings is a huge challenge1.
  • 93% of HR managers highly value IT certifications1.
  • 90% said IT certifications enable employees to learn faster when starting a new job1.

Securing, protecting and defending digital information in a world that is facing constantly evolving cyber-threats has become one of the greatest challenges in IT. CompTIA certifications enable you to establish a highly skilled cybersecurity workforce that will master current challenges and anticipate future threats.

With CompTIA certified professionals on your staff you can:

  • Ensure your IT staff’s skills and expertise are validated.
  • Identify and fill knowledge gaps.
  • Prepare for emerging cyber-threats.
  • Remain current on technology advancements.
  • Inspire continual learning and skills development through ISO/ANSI accredited continuing education.
  • Comply with government IT skills mandates.
  • Help employees reach job proficiency more quickly.

CompTIA Certifications Meet Department of Defense (DoD) 8570.01-M Requirements

CompTIA A+, Comptia Network+, CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certifications have been approved as IA baseline certifications for the IA workforce as part of the IA Workforce Improvement Program (DoD 8570.01-M) and are included in the State Department Skills Incentive Program.

Overview: DoD approved baseline certifications

IAT Level I

CompTIA A+

CompTIA Network+

SSCP

CCNA-Security

IAT Level II

CompTIA Security+

GSEC

SSCP

CCNA-Security

IAT Level III

CASP

CISA

CISSP

GCIH (or Associate)

GCED

IAM Level I

CompTIA Security+

CAP

GSLC

IAM Level II

CASP

CAP

CGSLC

CISSP (or Associate)

IAM Level III

GSLC

CISM

CISSP (or Associate)

IASAE I

CASP

CISSP (or Associate)

CSSLP

IASAE II

CASP

CISSP (or Associate)

CSSLP

IASAE III

CISSP - ISSEP

CISSP - ISSAP

 

CNDSP Analyst

GCIA

CEH

GCIH

 

CNDSP Infrastructure Support

SSCP

CEH

CNDSP Incident Responder

GCIH

CSIH

CEH

GCFH

CNDSP Auditor

CISA

GSNA

CEH

CNDSP Manager

CISSP-ISSMP

CISM

Where You Can Find CompTIA Certifications in the Field

Government agencies and contractors that currently employ CompTIA certified professionals include:

  • U.S. Department of Defense – all components
  • U.S. Intelligence Community Agencies
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S Department of Justice
  • U.S Department of State
  • Most other U.S. federal government agencies

CompTIA Continuing Education Program

CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and CASP certifications have globally recognized ISO/ANSI accreditation status. Awarded certifications expire every three years, but can be renewed through our Continuing Education program.

Learn more about Continuing Education.

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