Cybersecurity becomes more crucial every day, as cyberattacks mount and the number of connected devices grows. Along with these changes has come a greater need for skilled cybersecurity professionals.
Released in February 2017, the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+) certification is a vendor-neutral cybersecurity certification that is designed to use behavioral analytics to improve the IT industry. This certification follows the CompTIA trend of having challenging exams that are used to validate skills that are used to combat cybersecurity threats.
The cloud is being adopted by businesses all over the world, and most of them are still wondering how they can change to cloud-native organizations. They know that they cannot rely on every employee to go and seek knowledge on their own, and they cannot afford inconsistent knowledge in their IT teams.
One way to beat your competitors is by having skilled and certified workers. There are various certifications that are based on employee expertise and out of most of them, CompTIA Project+ is among the best and most valued certification for employees in the IT field. According to CompTIA, the project + certification will provide your employees with:
There is no denying that hacking is a booming business, for the hackers. According to the latest report by security firm Norton into cybercrime, as many as 978 million people across 20 countries lost a total of $172 billion. Two of the primary traits the industry experts found among individual and business victims included a general overconfidence in their own cybersecurity prowess and a dismissal of the very basic of security techniques.
In the 21st century, cyber-attacks, third party hacks into your company's computer networks, are the norm rather than the exception. A malicious intrusion into your company's computer system does not need to be of the same magnitude of notorious global hacks such as those that affected Delta Air Lines or WannaCry to have a devastating effect on your business.
Many employers are now discovering that helping their employees to get CompTIA A+ certification is great to both their businesses and employees. Since it’s difficult to find the perfect applicant for certain IT positions, it is easier to train the current employees and convert them into the right people for the job.
You might be wondering why you would need a certified CompTIA cyber security analyst on your team. But if there is a business sector in operation today that has not been the subject of a computer security breach, more commonly known as a 'hack', it's only a matter of time before the cyber criminals catch up with it.
Established in 1982 under the name, Association of Better Computer Dealers, the Computing Technology Industry Association, CompTIA, is a non-profit trading association that issues professional certifications for the IT industry. The organization is based in Illinois and issues certifications to IT professionals in 120 different countries.