Where to find the best study materials to pass the CompTIA CySA+ exam


French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is credited with the adage: “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Although he never had the idea of passing the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) exam in mind, achieving this certifications may be one of your wishes for the year ahead. If so, applying his mindset toward preparing for and passing the CySA+ certification exam means understanding the resources that are out there to help you master the material, the tips that can help to overcome those test-day jitters and understand the types of questions that are covered on the exam. 

Finding the right study resources will also help you create a plan that is right for you, your experience level and your preferred pace, all so you get comfortable with how the CySA+ certification exam and motivate you to stick to your study plan. In other words, setting yourself up for success allows you to approach your preparation for the CySA+ exam like an analysis effort in itself; maximizing your time, zeroing in on the important details, and picking the right resources that can help you get it done. 

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By the end of this article, you will be armed with a high-level overview of the study resources available to students who are studying for the CySA+ exam, including the best books, online resources, study guides, practice exams and much more.

What does the CySA+ exam cover?

The CySA+ exam is designed for IT professionals that are seeking to learn and refine their security analysis skills. It was also known as the CSA+ certification until January 2018, when the certification was changed to CySA+. As defined by CompTIA, the exam specifically covers:

  • Perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization
  • Configure (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosec Resources authored by Patrick Mallory. Read the original post at:

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