Chosen by more organizations
Chosen by more corporations and defense organizations than any other certification on the market to validate baseline security skills and for fulfilling the DoD 8570 compliance.
Get hands-on cybersecurity experience
The only foundational cybersecurity certification emphasizing hands-on practical skills, ensuring the security professional is better prepared to problem solve a wider variety of today’s complex issues.
Learn the latest trends and techniques
Gain core cybersecurity knowledge applicable across more of today’s job roles to secure systems, software and hardware.
CompTIA Security+ is the first cybersecurity certification a candidate should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required in the field and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting, ensuring you have the practical security problem-solving skills required to:
CompTIA Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the U.S. DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program. Over 2.3 million CompTIA ISO/ANSI-accredited exams have been delivered since January 1, 2011.