CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is a vendor-neutral certification that validates the skills and knowledge required to perform advanced Cyber Security analytics and investigations.  

Course overview


Ideal for IT professionals, this certification empowers you to identify, prevent, and respond to Cyber Security threats effectively. Through comprehensive training in Behavioural Analytics, Data Analysis, and Threat Mitigation, you'll become well-equipped to safeguard networks and businesses from potential dangers.  

With 40 guided learning hours, you'll gain valuable insights and hands-on experience to showcase your proficiency in detecting and mitigating vulnerabilities. Take the next step in your Cyber Security career and set yourself apart with the CompTIA CySA+ certification. 

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    Threat intelligence 
    Business continuity 
    Attack types 
    Malware Threats 
    Encryption & hashing 
    Hardware & security 
    Cloud computing 
    Threat monitoring 
    User account security 
    Data privacy 
    Digital forensics 
    IT security risk mitigation 
    Network scanning & traffic analysis 
    Software development security 
    Network infrastructure security 
    Intrusion detection & traffic analysis 
How you'll be assessed

The certification exam consists of a maximum of 85 multiple-choice and performance-based questions, and candidates are given 165 minutes to complete the exam. The exam is designed to assess a candidate's ability to perform advanced Cyber Security analytics and investigations and requires candidates to demonstrate their understanding of threat management, vulnerability management, cyber incident response, and security architecture and toolsets. 


On successfully passing the CompTIA CySA+ exam, you’ll be awarded your certification. This is a digital certificate. 

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The key facts about your online training.


CompTIA CySA+ 

Study time

40 guided learning hours 


1 x 165 minute exam (CS0-002, included), 
85 multiple choice and performance-based questions


Internet access and email


No formal prerequisites

Ideal for

Security Analysts, Cyber Security Specialists, Security Engineer, Network Administrators, Threat Intelligence Analysts or IT Managers



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Why become a certified CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst?

Become a certified CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst to advance your career in Cyber Security. This valuable credential is globally recognised and showcases your expertise to potential employers. It also serves as a stepping stone to further Cyber Security certifications like CompTIA PenTest+ and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+). Maximise your potential in the Cyber Security field with CompTIA CySA+ certification.

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Average salary after completing


You can earn an average of $140,000.00 a year

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