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CompTIA Security+

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This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)
Oakbrook Terrace, IL USA
Phone: 630-678-8300
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Skill Level: Intermediate                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $276 (shortest track)               

Summary:
For individuals who have an understanding of network security; compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography.

Initial Requirements:
You must pass the Security+ exam ($276). The exam has a 90 minute time limit and consists of 100 questions. A passing score of 750, on a scale of 100 - 900 is requiredTraining is available but not required.

The CompTIA Security+ certification is accredited by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Continuing Requirements:
Certifications earned on or after January 1, 2011, are valid for 3 years. To renew your certification, you must earn 50 CEUs and paying an annual fee of $49.
Certifications earned before 2011 are considered valid for life.

 

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