The Cybersecurity Analyst Digital Badge Program is comprised of 80 instructional hours covering systems security, network infrastructure, access control, risk mitigation, cryptography, organizational security, and monitoring and detecting security incidents. This program helps you prepare for two highly recognized IT professional certifications: CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+. Exam vouchers for certification exams, courseware, and test preparation tools are included in the fees.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that information security analyst jobs will grow much faster than average, with 18% overall growth between 2014 and 2024.
In an analysis of recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, information security analysts saw an 8% bump in growth over the first three months of 2016. That's a new BLS record.
- Eight in ten managers indicate that IT security certifications are very valuable (38%) or valuable (42% in terms of validating security-related knowledge/skills or evaluating job candidates. Source: International Trends in Cybersecurity, CompTIA, 2016.
The Cybersecurity Analyst Digital Badge has been voucher approved by workNet Northern Cook County.
- CompTIA Security+, LAP8022
- CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+, LAP8023
- CompTIA Network+ certified or equivalent experience