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With a Network+ certificate you can apply for positions like Junior Network Administrator, Datacenter Support Technician, Network Engineer¸ System Administrator, NOC Technician, Telecommunications Technician, Cable Technician.
It is recommended to have a Security + certificate but not required to take Network + course or exam
The lowest possible score required to pass the Network+ exam is 720 points of 900 points.

The Security+ certification was created by CompTIA to certify that the IT Professional has a solid understanding of how to identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents, implement appropriate security solutions in the organization, monitor and secure hybrid environments such as cloud, mobile, and IoT.  

No, the Security+ is an entry level course for candidates with entry level experience.

Yes, the Security+ is an entry level course for candidates with entry level experience.

The Security+ certification will validate your knowledge and understanding of Cyber Security concepts to potential employers.

Security+ is an entry level certification that focuses on fundamental Security concepts and functions. The CySa+ certification is an intermediate level Cyber Security certification that concentrates on defense through incident detection and response.

Yes, the Security+ certification is widely recognized as the first security certification any candidate should achieve. The Security+ certification also meets ISO 17024 standards and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements.

Yes, the Network+ meets ISO 17024 standards and meets the DoD 8570.01-M requirements.

No, but it is recommended to have the Network+ certification before taking the course.

With a Security+ certification you apply for the following positions: Security Administrator, Systems Administrator, Helpdesk Manager/Analyst, Network/Cloud Engineer, Security Engineer/Analyst, DevOps/Software Developer, IT Auditors

In 2017, the average salary for individuals with a CompTIA Security+ certification was $81,100.

There will be 90 questions on the Security+ exam.

You will have a total of 90 minutes to complete the Security+ exam.

The cost to take the Security+ exam is $370.

The minimum passing score on the Security+ exam is 750 points out of 900 points.

The Security+ exam can be taken at certified Pearson VUE testing centers.

The Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a known as the largest vendor neutral certification program in the IT industry that offers education, training, and certifications. CompTIA has awarded more than 2.5 million certificates throughout the IT workforce

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