Category Archives for "A+"

Is the CompTIA A+ Worth It? Benefits, Comparison, Cost

In this article, we cover whether the CompTIA A+ is worth it for cybersecurity and IT professionals.  To see our article on what you should do after earning your A+ certification, go here. To see our full review of all CompTIA certifications, see our article here.  We also list our recommended resources for preparing for […]

CONTINUE READING

Are CompTIA Certifications Worth It? The Complete Review

We’ve talked about CompTIA certifications like the Security+ and CySA+ in many articles before, but in the article, I want to address the larger question of whether CompTIA certifications, in general, are worth the time, effort, and money that it takes to earn them. So, are CompTIA certifications worth it?  CompTIA certifications are beneficial for […]

CONTINUE READING

Our Recommended Resources for the CompTIA A+

These are the resources we recommend to prepare for and pass the CompTIA A+ certification. Be sure to also work through a sufficient number of practice exam questions and build plenty of hands-on experience when preparing for the A+ exam. Recommended Resource #1: Mike Meyers’ CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide I like most of […]

CONTINUE READING

What Should I Do After the CompTIA A+?

If you’ve just passed the CompTIA A+ certification, congratulations.  Earning the A+ takes a lot of effort and is quite an accomplishment. But after you let the feeling of earning your certification settle in, you may be wondering “What’s next?”  It’s understandable to wonder what step you should take after earning your A+ certification.  Let’s […]

CONTINUE READING

Should I take the CompTIA A+ before Network+?

The three primary entry level CompTIA certifications are the A+, Network+ and Security+, and because so many people start their careers focusing on one or more of these certifications, the question often comes up about which certification to take first and which of these you really need for your career. Should you take the CompTIA […]

CONTINUE READING

5 Best Cybersecurity Certifications for Beginners

A lot of my students ask me which certifications they should take as they prepare to enter the field of cybersecurity. There are certainly a lot of certification options available, which can make this decision confusing to say the least.  Because this is a such a common question, let’s take a look at the best […]

CONTINUE READING