CompTiA CYSA

CompTiA CYSA

CompTIA offers everything you need to get you ready for your CySA+ certification exam. Explore training developed by CompTIA and choose an option that fits your learning style and timeline.

Why is it different?

CySA+ is the only intermediate high-stakes cybersecurity analyst certification with performance-based questions covering security analytics, intrusion detection and response. High-stakes exams are proctored at a Pearson VUE testing center in a highly secure environment. CySA+ is the most up-to-date security analyst certification that covers advanced persistent threats in a post-2014 cybersecurity environment.

Examination & Certifcation

What Skills Will You Learn?

Leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques
Analyze and interpret data
Identify and address vulnerabilities
Suggest preventative measures
Effectively respond to and recover from incident
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Exam Details

xam Codes CS0-001 CS0-002 
Launch Date  February 15, 2017  April 21, 2020 
Exam Description The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization, with the end goal of securing and protecting applications and systems within an organization. The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques, analyze and interpret data, identify and address vulnerabilities, suggest preventative measures, and effectively respond to and recover from incidents. 
Number of Questions Maximum of 85 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice and performance-based
Length of Test 165 minutes
Passing Score 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. While there is no required prerequisite, CySA+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus. Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. 
Languages English, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese English, Japanese, TBD – others 
Retirement  October, 2020 TBD – Usually three years after launch