The primary audience for the CASP (CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner) certification is IT security individuals who operate on an enterprise level. Typically, the certification is recommended for IT professionals who have at least five years of related work experience in a technical security position. However, there are no required prerequisites to earning this certification.
The CASP (CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner) certification is accredited by the International Organization for Standardization and the American National Standards Institute. This accreditation ensures that candidates with the CASP certification have expertise in enterprise security, research, analysis, communications, business disciplines, risk management, and integration of computing.
Additionally, daily job tasks require the certified professional to be able to engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments, including conceptualizing and designing the solutions. Certified professionals will apply critical thinking and judgment to security disciplines in order to implement solutions.
Earning the CASP (CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner) certification requires a candidate to pass the CAS-001 CASP exam. Candidates will have 150 minutes to pass the 80 questions. Certifications are valid for three years, and renewal may be obtained through taking the current version of the certification exam. Alternately, renewal may be obtained through CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.