Tom Brett is qualified to and has been lecturing on a number of CompTIA courses to include the following
The CompTIA Security+ credential is a well-respected, vendor-neutral security credential. Credential holders are recognized as possessing superior technical skills, broad knowledge, and expertise in multiple security-related disciplines.
While Security+ is a foundation-level certification, successful candidates should possess at least 2 years of experience working in the area of network security and should be familiar with networking concepts prior to progressing on to Security +.
Security + focuses on areas such as cryptography, identity management, security systems, organizational systems, security risk identification and mitigations, network access control, security infrastructure, and more.
CASP – Advanced Security Practitioner
The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification is a vendor-neutral CompTIA certification designed for security professionals that work in IT enterprise security; risk management; research and analysis; and integration of computing, communications, and business disciplines.
CASP training is ideal for anyone with a number of years experience in IT administration, including at least 5 years of hands-on IT security experience.
CASP covers topics to include the following
- Identifying enterprise security fundamentals
- Applying enterprise security technology solutions
- Identifying enterprise resource technologies and the potential security implications for these resources
- Designing security solutions
- Identifying application security design issues such as best practices for development and testing as well as threat mitigation techniques
- Managing risk, security policies, and security procedures within an enterprise
- Integrating security solutions within an enterprise
- Conducting security research and analysis
The CompTIA Network+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification considered by many employers as a prerequisite for entry-level IT employment in the area of IT networks. Network+ certification signifies that the individual is capable of performing tasks such as installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of common networking systems.
CompTIA Network+ certification serves as a solid foundation for other networking and IT certification programs offered by vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco.
The CompTIA A+ certification is regarded as the industry standard for computer support technicians. The international, vendor-neutral certification proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting of both hardware and software.