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7 Roles CompTIA Security+ Training Can Prepare You For

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 26, 2018 3:53:51 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in Comptia Security+

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Looking for a challenge? Think you have what it takes to be an information security professional? CompTIA's Security+ is the industry standard when it comes to cybersecurity certifications!

The internet is a continually-changing environment where digital threats evolve and seek to erode, compromise and destroy networked systems or even steal essential and sensitive information from these systems. The need to further enhance network security has never been higher, with the demand for people qualified to fill in gaps within organizations at an all-time high.

Here are 7 of the most common jobs you can expect to apply for once you pass the CompTIA Security+ certification:


System Administrator

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Security+ Training: SY0-401 vs SY0-501 - What’s the Difference?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 19, 2018 9:30:41 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in Comptia Security+, cybersecurity

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The CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam is officially slated to be replaced by Security+ SY0-501 exam on July 31, 2018. Initially released in October 2017, SY0-501 reflects the continuing evolution in the cybersecurity environment. We are pleased to announce that TrainACE is adopting this new version of Security+ in its training schedules.

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Mission Accomplished - How Students Succeed in Information Technology

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 4, 2017 11:01:19 AM / by Madeline Sita posted in CompTIA, comptia a+ training, Comptia Security+, cybersecurity, information technology career, IT training, cyber security certifications, IT Security, IT Certification

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Need a career change? Not sure if you're cut out for the information technology (IT) industry? It's normal to be apprehensive. However, don't let your doubts stand in between you and your dreams! TrainACE connected with a couple of students from different backgrounds to show that success comes in many ways. See how they overcame their obstacles to earn IT Training certifications. If they can do it, so can you!


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CompTIA's New Security+ Exam: SYO-501

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2017 12:00:00 PM / by Madeline Sita posted in CompTIA, Comptia Security+, Comptia security+ certification, information technology career

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The lucrative world of Information Technology is dynamic and developing constantly. With some of the highest job growth projections of any industry, there has never been a better time to get certified and start a new career path in this industry. So you are probably asking yourself, where do I begin?


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Help Desk Jobs with Security+ Certification in the D.C. Metro Area!

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2015 3:57:14 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, Comptia Security+, helpdesk jobs in DC, helpdesk jobs in virginia, jobs at hewlett-packard enterprise

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Are you a DC, Maryland or Virginia resident looking for an IT job in your area? You've come to the right place! Take a look at these recent job openings. Make sure to check TrainACE's Blog periodically for updates!


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Information Security Certification Path After Security+

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2015 11:41:39 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in CASP, CASP training, ceh, CEH training, Cisco, cissp, CISSP training, Comptia Security+, information security

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As an entry-level certification for information security jobs, Security+ will get your foot in the door for a promising career. But why stop there? If you are looking to advance your information security career, you should treat the Security+ certification as just a first step on the job path. In order to be more marketable as an experienced security professional as well as more valuable to current employers, consider advancing your proficiency in information security with additional training and certifications! The following options will validate your further expertise of information security and can increase the chances of promotion opportunities and salary increases! If information security is an industry worth pursuing to you, then keep reading to learn how to make the most out of your career!

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Studying For Security+ Training

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 18, 2013 11:30:58 AM / by The TrainACE Team posted in Comptia Security+

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The goal of the CompTIA Security+ certification is to certify IT professionals in network security. This is one of the fastest-growing areas in IT. The training and certification process for Security+ is very rigorous, but is necessary to move up in the IT field. The exam itself contains around 100 questions, both multiple-choice questions and performance-based. You have 90 minutes to complete the exam, and you must achieve a score of at least 750 out of 900. It's important to study well, as this is a difficult exam. There are several things you can do to help studying for your Security+ certification. By making the most of your study time and study tools, you can pass the exam and gain your certifications.

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Security+ Study Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 11, 2013 11:30:42 AM / by The TrainACE Team posted in Comptia Security+

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Security+ study guides are used for preparing to become certified in computer security subjects, such as access control and cryptology. Other topics studied in Security+ include risk management and disaster recover. This field of study was established in 2002 in the wake of web based security threats. The latest version of Security+ is SY0-301; it was released in 2011. In order to become certified in Security+, you should ideally have a minimum of two years’ experience working in Internet and computer security positions. Also, you must pass a multiple choice exam of 100 questions. The exam includes topics of data and host security; threats; vulnerabilities; operational security; compliance; and network security. The best way to prepare for this exam is to work through Security+ study guides.

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