7.3 Million

10 year Job Growth

$30,000

Avg. Starting Salary1

Issuing Authority

Issuing Authority Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)

With more than 2,000 members, 3,000 academic and training partners and tens of thousands of registered users spanning the entire information communications and technology (ICT) industry, CompTIA has become a leading voice for the technology ecosystem.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Detail

A Security+ Certification means you are recognized by the computer industry as a Network Security professional and testifies to your knowledge of security fundamentals, networks and organizational security. Obtaining the national Security+ certification through the CompTIA national certification exam demonstrates your ability to perform critical tasks at any business or organization that requires a top-notch IT Security professional.

MedCerts Programs for CompTIA Security+ Certification 2 matches

CompTIA Security+ Certification Skills Gained

  • Assess security risks and identify potential threats to hardware, software and physical location
  • Conduct risk mitigation for systems, hardware and peripherals
  • Implement best practices and procedures for host and OS hardening
  • Utilize best models for authentication, identity management and access control
  • Implement disaster recovery procedures and security contingency plans
  • Understand basic concepts of cryptography such as cryptographic functions, algorithms and encryption.
  • Understand the nature of cyber-attacks and network vulnerability.

CompTIA Security+ Career PathwaysAttainable Jobs

highest Paying

Technology Specialist

Technology Specialists provide similar services related to software, hardware, databases, web resources, network and enterprise systems.

$37000 - $79000
Estimated Salary1

highest Paying

Security Consultant/ Specialist

To insure that all the data pertaining to the company and its client is safeguarded against unauthorized or illegal use or implementation.

$44000 - $102000
Estimated Salary1

highest Paying

IT Security Administrator

Design, configure, deploy and maintain enterprise security infrastructure. They insure compliance with security policies, guidelines, best practices and strategies.

$32,000 - $92,000
Estimated Salary1
1All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.