Simbiat Sadiq is a cyber security analyst with passion for cyber security awareness and digital forensics. She has hands-on experience in threat monitoring, investigating security alerts and providing incident response, incident reports, vulnerability and risk assessment tools, and more. She is also a cybersecurity blogger and shares news, information, and opinions regarding cybersecurity in Nigeria. Recently, Simbiat reviewed uCertify CompTIA Security+ course and provided the following feedback:

Simbiat Sadiq uCertify Review

The uCertify CompTIA Security+ course provides hands-on experience for those who are planning a career in the field of cybersecurity. The course covers all the objectives of CompTIA Security+ certification exam. This certification is well recognized and demanded in Cybersecurity Industry.

Another interesting thing about this course is “Glossary”. It defines the key terms within the chapters. I also like the knowledge checks at the end of each topic as it helped me to test the topics, I finished learning.

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Thank you Simbiat for your valuable feedback. We are glad that you found our course helpful.

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CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized vendor neutral credential that validates the expertise of professionals to perform core security functions in an IT security career. Security+ certification focuses on the latest techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management, and intrusion detection. It encompasses hands-on troubleshooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills and establishes the understanding required of any cybersecurity role. This certification is specially designed for the Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, Security Administrator, Junior IT Auditor/ Penetration Tester, Security Specialist, Security Consultant, and Security Engineer.

CompTIA Security+ certification topics

CompTIA Security+ is the fundamental security certification that IT professionals must go for. To earn this certification CompTIA recommends that the professional has CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.

Here are the Security+ certification exam domains and their percentage:

  • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities: 21%
  • Technologies and Tools: 22%
  • Architecture and Design: 15%
  • Identity and Access Management: 16%
  • Risk Management: 14%
  • Cryptography and PKI: 12%

These domains covered in Security+ have become a baseline for all cybersecurity jobs. These days, organizations prefer Security+ certified employees as they help them mitigate expensive security threats. Security+ acts as a great stepping stone to other vendor-specific certifications and increases professionals’ value in a competitive industry. It helps them advance towards a rewarding career in security and IT system administration. The professionals with the Security+ certification receive a higher salary than their non-certified co-workers. On earning this certification, you can expect an average salary of between USD 42,130 and $95,830 as a network engineer and within a few years, the professional with this certification can earn about USD 66,890 per year.

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Mr. Lee has 6+ years of experience in the ICT industry and has proven knowledge in IT hardware and Wireless Technology. He has handled various full-turn key projects with telecommunications and enterprise clients. He has skills in Cisco technologies, telecommunications, Project Management, and many more. He recently had access to CompTIA Security+ course and labs. Let’s check out his feedback on the same:

Mr. Lee has reviewed on CompTIA Security+ Course and Labs- uCertify

uCertify is the one-stop training solution for over hundreds of IT certification examinations from the all major firms like Microsoft, Adobe, CompTIA, Oracle, Cisco, etc. Now going through their CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 course and labs, I have got access to it for My Library.

Students are provided with full-length practice exams that closely follow exam objectives and simulate exam conditions. It contains 160 questions which are repeatedly asked until you get three sequential correct answers. This is designed to assist students in mastering content.

The Post-Assessment feature act as an indicator for the student’s readiness to sit the certification exam. Students are encouraged to attempt this test after completing all exercises and test sets with a minimum score of 90% to confirm mastery.

55 labs are provided to allow students to put the theory into practice. These labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training.

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Thank you, Mr. Lee, for reviewing our CompTIA Security+ course and providing valuable feedback. We are glad that you liked it.

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Dane Smith is working as IT Security Associate in Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited. He has 14+ years of experience in the Information Technology field. He is a highly experienced PC technician with a strong background in software/hardware computer repair (field and lab) and IT network system administration. He also has skills in Microsoft Office, Troubleshooting, Network Security, and many more. He had access to our CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 course and labs. Let us see what he says:

uCertify's CompTIA Security+ Course | Instructor Reviews

The way the course is designed and presented very nicely: quizzes by chapters and knowledge area, readiness score, labs, chapters, and lessons, etc. The course will allow the learners to practice after going through each chapter and knowledge area in detail and test himself. All course questions are based on real CompTIA Security+ exam that will help you to prepare for your certification thoroughly. I encourage everyone who are preparing for SY0-501 certification to go through uCertify courses and labs.

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Thank you, Mr. Smith, for taking out your time for the feedback. It really feels rewarding when we get to hear such customer review.
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Want to enhance your career prospects and earn more money doing the job you already have? Getting certified in your field can create the difference between pulling down a middling salary and making a great amount of salary. Recently, the surveys have brought you some of the best certifications and the difference in annual pay of the professionals with and without certification. The list contains a wide range of professions everything from security to networking jobs.

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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certifications are the foundation of Microsoft new generation of cloud-optimized credentials. The Microsoft MCSA credential demonstrates your ability to design and create technology solutions in one of Microsoft’s core business platforms, for example, Windows, Office, SQL Server, and Azure. The average salary offered to a Microsoft MCSA certified professional is USD 69,080.

CompTIA Linux+ credential validates the skills needed to install and support the Linux operating system, including user administration and the fundamental management of Linux systems. Linux+ certified professionals can work at the Linux command line, perform day-to-day Linux maintenance tasks, effectively assist Linux users, and install and configure Linux workstations. The average salary offered to a CompTIA Linux+ certified professional is USD 72,650.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) credential validates your ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot routed & switched networks. CCNA certified professionals can work with wide area network (WAN), mitigate basic network security threats, and understand fundamental networking concepts and terminology. The average salary offered to a Cisco CCNA certified professional is USD 74,340.

CompTIA A+ certification exam validates configure, install, and maintain devices, PCs, and software for end users; assemble components based on customer requirements; understand the basics of networking and security/forensics, and hardware issues while applying troubleshooting skills. CompTIA A+ certification requires you to pass two exams that are: 220-901 and 220-902. The average salary offered to a CompTIA A+ certified professional is USD 79,390.

CompTIA Network+ credential validates the ability to install, maintain, manage, operate configure, and troubleshoot basic network infrastructure, basic design principles, describe networking technologies, and adhere to wiring standards and use testing tools. The average salary offered to a CompTIA Network+ certified professional is USD 90,280.

CompTIA Security+ credential ensures foundation-level skills and knowledge to identify risk; participate in risk mitigation activities; provide infrastructure, information, operational, and application security. The average salary offered to a CompTIA Network+ certified professional is USD 93,990.

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