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.
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...)
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