CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them.
CompTIA Security+ requires passing the exam (SY0-501).