CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner
February 08, 2012
The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification designates IT professionals with advanced-level security skills and knowledge.
The CASP exam is available at U.S. and Canadian Pearson VUE centers. Broader distribution is tentatively scheduled for early 2012.
The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification is an international, vendor-neutral exam that proves competency in enterprise security; risk management; research and analysis; and integration of computing, communications, and business disciplines.
The exam covers the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. It involves applying critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines to propose and implement solutions that map to enterprise drivers. For more detailed information, download the exam objectives.
While there is no required prerequisite, the CASP certification is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus at the enterprise level.
The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification is accredited by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification may be kept current through the CompTIA Continuing Education program.
|Test Details |
|Number of questions ||70 (maximum) |
|Length of Test ||150 minutes |
|Passing Score ||Pass/Fail only. No scaled score. |
|Recommended experience ||10 years experience in IT administration, including at least 5 years of hands-on technical security experience |
|Languages ||English |
|Exam code ||CAS-001 |