What is the salary of a cybersecurity analyst?
The median cybersecurity analyst salary in the United States is $74,952 per year. However, a CySA+ salary can vary—with some professionals making up to $119,588 per year—based on experience in the cybersecurity space and location. Earning the CySA+ will open the door to career advancement opportunities and in-demand positions.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that the information security analyst field will grow 31% through 2029. This is much faster than the average growth rate of 4 percent expected across all occupations.
Does this course include sample CompTIA CySA+ test questions?
Yes. Sample CySA+ practice questions are included with your course. You will have unlimited attempts to complete CySA+ practice exams as you study and prepare for certification.
What does a cybersecurity analyst do?
Cybersecurity analyst is a popular job title for CySA+ holders. Almost half of all cybersecurity analysts are in the early stages of their careers, having entered the field 0-4 years ago, so it is a great entry point into a field and a position that will help you launch a career in cybersecurity.
Cybersecurity analysts (CSAs) use analytics tools to design security integration solutions that aid the detection of and response to security incidents. These professionals effectively use behavioral threat assessment tools to analyze risks to the information systems of their organization while ensuring business continuity and the availability of data and services. They also work to identify patterns and expose anomalies that could indicate cyberattacks and then take action to proactively protect against malicious events before they develop.
What is the advantage of doing CompTIA CySA+?
CompTIA certifications like the Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) are well-known in the industry and among the most requested by hiring managers. Earning your CySA+ certification demonstrates your intermediate-level cybersecurity knowledge and skills in the four domains on the CySA+ exam (CS0-003).
The CySA+ certification can lead to expanded career opportunities, validation of in-demand skills and a pathway for further growth in the cybersecurity field.
How long is the CySA+ certification exam?
The CompTIA CySA+ exam includes up to 85 multiple-choice and performance-based questions, which you have 165 minutes to complete. It is scored on a scale of 100–900, and a passing score is 750.
How long is the CySA+ certification valid?
Your CompTIA CySA+ certification lasts three years from the date you pass the exam. You can renew your CySA+ by earning continuing education units (CEUs), earning a higher level CompTIA certification like the CASP+ or a few other methods (see them all on the CompTIA website). Renewing your CySA+ extends the certification for an additional three years.
Does this course prepare you for a certification?
Yes, you will be prepared to take the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification exam.
When can I start this course?
You can register for the boot camp whenever you are ready. Our team will help you select the session that will best fit you.
Can I register for courses if I am an international student?
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
How long does it take to complete this course?
The boot camp is 5 days in length. You will have 3 months from the completion of the boot camp to access all boot camp materials.
What kind of support will I receive?
The boot camp instructor will be available during the session to answer any questions. You will also have access to the Infosec Skills platform, where you will be able to create support requests as needed.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successful completion of your boot camp session, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from Infosec and the school or organization that you registered through.
Am I guaranteed a job?
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to take the next step in your career and stand out to potential employers. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
Can I get financial assistance?
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.
How can I get more information about this course?
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