CompTIA Security+ – Youʼre Going to Need It for a Department of Defense Career

by QuickCert on October 7, 2013

CompTIA Security+ Training from QuickCert

Selecting the right IT Certification is a confusing task for professionals in any industry but if your goal is a career with the Department of Defense, CompTIA Security+ can be your doorway in.

CompTIA Security+ preps technicians in understanding IT Security risk. Also, it has recognition from the Department of Defense to be an entry-level technical certification for IT Professionals who work in key positions. Many government agencies and contractors have found that requiring certification increases employee retention and productivity and keeps employees up-to-date on current technologies.

Government agencies and contractors that currently employ CompTIA-Certified Professionals include the U.S. State Department, The American Embassy and The FBI. The U.S. Department of Defense recognizes CompTIA Certifications in its technical and management tracks for information assurance technicians and managers under DoD Directive 8570.1M. CompTIA certifications are also part of the State Department Skills Incentive Program (SIP).

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

These skill sets make CompTIA Security+ Training the perfect requirement for an agency whoʼs primary purpose is to Defend the United States against all threats including Cyber.


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