Due to the diversity that can be found in IT certifications and the growing demand for IT professionals – thanks to advancements in technology, it remains a popular career choice among college students and professionals that are switching careers alike. But gone are the days where an IT career began by simply applying for a position and working your way through the ranks. The majority of organizations will set a list of prerequisites that need to be met before a candidate will be considered for a position.
Do you wonder sometimes what is holding you back from finding a great job? The answer is probably your skills or your experience. After all, these are the things that employers look for in staff. A great way to prove to employers that you have adequate and up-to-date skills that will be valuable to their business is by getting a registered and recognized qualification. I know, education takes time and money, and that’s time and money that not everyone has. However, education is diverse these days, and lots of education providers offer part-time and online short courses. A short course can give you the skills you need to find employment, or to find better employment.
The CompTIA Certification for an Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) is a specialized, international IT certification that ensures an IT specialist has the knowledge the handle any possible technical security issue for a company. The certificate is widely recognized as qualifying the holder to “conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments.” (http://certification.comptia.org/getCertified/certifications/casp.aspx)
What Advanced Security Practitioners Do?