This course bundle is aimed at both experts working within IT and/or those that have an extensive knowledge of IT technologies, including networking. It includes three expert level, globally recognized CompTIA cyber security certifications: 1. The CompTIA Security+, 2. The CompTIA CSA+ (Cyber Security Analyst), 3. The CompTIA CASP+ (Certified Advanced Security Practitioner).
There is no denying that the level of cyber attacks has increased over the last decade. Some have affected small pockets of the world, whereas others have had more of a global impact. As the world becomes more interconnected through computer technology, the opportunity to steal data and disrupt lives has become more prevalent. There has never been a better time to become an IT Security Specialist than now. Demand for specialists continues to grow.
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The certification bundle starts off by looking at key security concepts such as threat assessment, threat management, controls, cryptography, and on-going management. From there, the course then becomes highly specialized exploring security architecture and design, encryption, software development security, and telecommunications and network security.
Average salaries for experienced cybersecurity professionals are as follows:
- Senior Cyber Security Analyst: £67,500 p.a.
- Cyber Security Manager: £80,000 p.a.
- Cyber Security Incident Manager: £91,000 p.a.
Source: ITjobswatch. As at October 2017.
Upon completion of the course, you will not only exit with a series of globally respected cybersecurity certifications but a deeper knowledge of cyber security concepts, practices, and tools to better equip you to manage and respond to cybersecurity issues. You will possess a set of skills you can apply to a vast range of cybersecurity job roles.
What’s included in this certification bundle?
This bundle contains five courses in total comprising of three CompTIA certification courses (inclusive of three official CompTIA exams) and two skills based bonus cybersecurity courses. Click on a title to see a full breakdown of what you’ll be learning in each course.
- CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 (1 EXAM)
- CompTIA CSA+ CS0-001 (1 EXAM)
- CompTIA CASP CAS-002 (1 EXAM)
- Cyber Security Awareness and Prevention (BONUS COURSE - NO EXAM)
- Cloud Computing Security Knowledge (CCSK) (BONUS COURSE - NO EXAM)
Certification exams included:
- 1.CompTIA Security+ SY0-501
- 2.CSA+ CS0-001
- 3.CompTIA CASP CAS-002
Course access period: 12 months online access
How much can I potentially earn with these certifications?
Each certification offers a different level of earning potential. See what the UK and US national average salary is for people with these certifications from this bundle:
- CompTIA Security+: £47,500 p.a.
- CompTIA CSA+: No data available
- CompTIA CASP: £49,000 p.a.
Source: ITjobswatch. As at October 2017.
What career paths are available to me through this course?
- Cyber Security Engineer
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Cyber Security Investigator
- Cyber Security Architect
- Cyber Security Incident Manager
- Cyber Threat Analyst
- Cyber Threat Consultant
- IT Security Specialist
- IT Security Consultant
How is each course taught?
All courses are online and self-paced, meaning you do it in your own home, in your own time, at your own pace and best of all. Anywhere in the world, providing you have access to a laptop, PC or desktop computer, and an internet connection. Each lesson is pre-recorded allowing you to pause, fast-forward, skip sections, or go back to another lesson if you need to. The lessons are multi-media based, which means video and audio are used to teach the lessons. Your tutor will PowerPoint slides, illustrations, diagrams and give demonstrations to teach each class. Most lessons are also interactive, prompting the learner to participate. This might involve answering on-screen questions, participating in tasks.
How long will it take me to complete each course?
As mentioned above, our courses are self-paced. Some people finish their course faster than others. Each certification course is between 12-30 hours. If you choose to only do one of the certification courses from this bundle, then it will take you less time than if you do two or three or all of them. No matter what though, you will always have 12 months to complete your course.
How do I book my exams?
When you’re ready to sit your exams, email email@example.com with your request along with the title of the exam you wish to take. We will then send you an email with instructions on how to complete your exam booking. The exams for this course must be sat at your local test center, which we will locate for you.
What do I need?
All you need is an internet connection and a device, such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC, and an internet connection. To get the most out of the course, we recommend you access it using either a laptop or desktop computer through Google Chrome.
Can I do further Cyber Security training after this course?
Yes. We offer an extensive range of advanced Cyber Security courses in such areas as digital forensics, vulnerability assessment, security leadership, incident handling, and information systems security management, plus more. Click here to see our full range of courses.
With Hudson’s e-learning system, certification has never been simpler! You can be starting your IT career or taking your current IT skills to the next level in just a few short weeks. Our learning system gives you all of the benefits of a live class at just a fraction of the cost. Courses include:
- Expert Instructor-Led Training
We only use the industry’s finest instructors in the IT industry. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
- Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations
Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real-world scenarios explained by the instructor. We always focus on real-world scenarios and skill-set development.
- Quizzes & Exam Simulators
Our custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding.
This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. Hudson courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing center. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.
- Social Learning & Networking
Hudson has designed a world class Learning Management System (LMS) This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students and staff, form study groups, engage in discussions in our NOW@ Forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions, and announcement features. This LMS is unmatched in the industry and makes learning fun and enjoyable.
- Flash Cards & Educational Games
Hudson knows that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.
Hudson’s self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.