CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401, JK0-018)
CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in: Network security Compliance and operational security Threats and vulnerabilities Application, data and host security Access control and identity management Cryptography CompTIA Security+ not only ensures that candidates will apply knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents; it ensures that security personnel are anticipating security risks and guarding against them. Candidate job roles include security architect, security engineer, security consultant/specialist, information assurance technician, security administrator, systems administrator, and network administrator. Organizations that employ CompTIA Security+ certified staff include Hitachi Information Systems (Japan), Trendmicro (Philippines), Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman. CompTIA Security+ is one of the options for certifications required by the U.S. Department of Defense 8570.1, for military personnel or military contractors engaged in information assurance activities. With Network Security being the fast growing sector within IT having your Security+ will put you or your team ahead of the competition!