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New Horizons Dublin is an authorized CompTIA Platinum Partner provider of the most current CompTIA courses to help prepare you for CompTIA certifications or to advance your technology skills.

Deciding to work in the IT industry is an exceptionally good choice. Getting an IT certification can help you get started and get ahead in your career. The CompTIA IT Certification Roadmap can make navigating the world of IT Certifications a little easier.

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CompTIA Certifications

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

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CompTIA’s Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) training from New Horizons teaches students to apply behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security, providing critical knowledge and skills that are required to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats.

CySA+ is aimed at IT professionals with (or seeking) job roles such as IT Security Analyst, Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst, Vulnerability Analyst, Cybersecurity Specialist, Threat Intelligence Analyst, and Security Engineer.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have learned to:

  • Manage risks and vulnerabilities
  • Configure and use threat detection tools
  • Understand roles, responsibilities, and the security framework
  • Perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify areas of concern
  • Avoid, prevent, and respond to security incidents
  • Contain and eradicate threats
  • Understand security architecture, policies, and procedures
  • Better secure and protect applications and systems
!Prerequisites
 
  • Although not required, CompTIA suggests that students have earned their Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge and have a minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. CySA+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.
 

Step 2

Take These Exams

CompTIA CySA+
CS0-001

Step 3

Earn These Certifications

CompTIA CySA+ certification

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certifications are valid for three years. To keep your certification current, you must complete Continuing Education Units. Learn more about CEUs here.

 Value of Certification

CompTIA Training & Certifications

CompTIA is the world's leading technology association. CompTIA advances IT professionals with successful industry-leading certifications and business credentials in the areas such as PC maintenance, networking technologies, and security.

The New Horizons Dublin CompTIA Course Collection provides training and support for all of the current CompTIA certifications including A+, Net+, Security+, Linux+, Project+, CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), Server+, and more.

The collection contains award-winning courseware with breadth and depth across these critical technology subject areas, continually developed to keep up with the constantly changing requirements for the professional certifications. Our simulations offer task-based multipath scenarios to provide realistic practice of these critical technology subjects.

Top Five Reasons to get CompTIA Certified:

  1. Learn Skills to Get a New Job - CompTIA certifications assure employers of a candidate's basic technology skills and prove you know how to get the job done.
  2. Preserve Your Job & Salary - As the economic landscape continues to evolve, certifications can lock you into tiered salary levels and prove expertise that stands above the rest.
  3. Ready to Change Jobs? CompTIA certifications help candidates qualify for new job opportunities, or advance your career in technology.
  4. Stand Out in the Resume Pile - Validated CompTIA certifications on your resume help you stand out among other applicants, giving you a greater opportunity for an interview.
  5. IT is Everywhere! IT skills are needed in most companies and there are simply not enough trained IT professionals to fill these jobs.
 Continuing Education

CompTIA Continuing Education Program

The following CompTIA certifications obtained after January 1, 2011 are only valid for a period of three years:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • CompTIA Mobility+
  • CompTIA Cloud+

To keep certifications current, students must gain CompTIA continuing education units. This can be done in different ways including:

  • Taking relevant training
  • Passing the most current CompTIA certification exam
  • Obtaining other approved industry certifications

As an authorized CompTIA training provider, New Horizons Dublin can help you maintain your CompTIA certification through the most current classes and certifications.

The table below shows the financial and CEU totals required for renewal of each certification:

Annual CE Program Fee Total three year fee required for program completion Continuing Education Units required for program completion
CompTIA A+ $25 $75 20
CompTIA Network+ $50 $150 30
CompTIA Security+ $50 $150 50
CompTIA CASP $50 $150 75
CompTIA Mobility+ $50 $150 50
CompTIA Cloud+ $50 $150 50