CASP+ Blog Post

What is CompTIA CASP+ Certification?

The CASP+ certification validates advanced-level competency in risk management; enterprise security operations and architecture; research and collaboration; and integration of enterprise security. Successful candidates will have the knowledge required to:

  • Enterprise Security domain expanded to include operations and architecture concepts, techniques, and requirements
  • More emphasis on analyzing risk through interpreting trend data and anticipating cyber defense needs to meet business goals
  • Expanding security control topics to include Mobile and small form factor devices, as well as software vulnerability
  • Broader coverage of integrating cloud and virtualization technologies into a secure enterprise architecture
  • Inclusion of implementing cryptographic techniques, such as Blockchain- Cryptocurrency and Mobile device encryption

What Skills Will You Learn

• RISK MANAGEMENT

Analyze security risks and frameworks that come along with specific
industry threats.

• ENTERPRISE SECURITY ARCHITECTURE

Integrate network and security components and implement security controls for host, mobile, and small form factor devices.

• ENTERPRISE SECURITY OPERATIONS

Implement incident response and recovery procedures and conduct security assessments using appropriate tools.

• TECHNICAL INTEGRATION OF ENTERPRISE Security

Integrate hosts, storage, networks and applications into a secure enterprise architecture using on-premise, cloud, and virtualization technologies

• RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT & COLLABORATION

Apply research methods to determine industry trends and their impact to the enterprise

CompTIA Casp+ Exam Details 

Exam Code CAS-003
Launch Date April 2, 2018
Exam Description CASP+ covers the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, engineer, integrate and implement secure solutions across complex environments to support a resilient enterprise.
Number of Questions Maximum of 90 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice and performance-based
Length of Test 165 Minutes
Passing Score Pass/Fail only. No scaled score.
Recommended Experience A minimum of ten years of experience in IT administration, including at least five years of hands-on technical security experience
Languages English and Japanese
Retirement Usually three years after launch
Price $4​39 USD

What are some popular books?

https://www.amazon.com/CompTIA-Advanced-Security-Practitioner-Certification/dp/0789759446/ref=sr_1_1?crid=31JIK09DZGNQC&keywords=cert+guide+Casp&qid=1569430298&s=books&sprefix=Cert+Gu%2Cstripbooks%2C158&sr=1-1
https://www.amazon.com/CompTIA-Advanced-Security-Practitioner-Certification/dp/1260441334/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=casp+%2B&qid=1569430366&s=books&sr=1-1