CompTIA Network Security Professional (CNSP)

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    CompTIA Network Security Professional (CNSP)

    The CompTIA Network Security Professional certification is tailored for IT professionals who are keen on enhancing their expertise in network security, making it an ideal choice for those with some background in IT looking to deepen their understanding of network security challenges and solutions. This certification plays a vital role in the realm of IT security education. It encompasses comprehensive training on identifying, addressing, and preventing security threats in network environments, starting with fundamental concepts and progressing to more complex security strategies.

    Achieving this certification goes beyond just adding a credential to your resume; it’s a significant step in advancing your proficiency in network security. The curriculum covers a wide array of topics, from recognising and responding to network security threats to implementing robust security measures to safeguard networks.

    Alternatively, our Cyber Security Career Programme is the preferred route for students looking to kickstart their careers and thrive as IT Professionals.

    Why study with us?

    • Stay motivated and manage your time effectively through regular one-to-one follow-ups with your certified Tutor and Study Coach
    • You have 24/7 access to your online courses, so you can study at your own pace and save on travel costs
    • Your official certification means that your experience is validated through industry-recognised material and highly valued in the UK (and the world!)
    • CompTIA CertMaster Labs give you the opportunity to implement your IT skills and gain practical, real-world experience
    • Your expert Career Consultant will help you choose the right certification, and combine it with strategic guidance to make sure you achieve success in your professional journey

    Avoid the negative effects of making the wrong decision about your development journey, have an open Q&A with an expert. 

    What’s included?

    • Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Unlimited, 12-month access to the official CompTIA Network Security Professional Course
    • Official CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Pentest+ and CompTIA CySA+ exams
    • Certified Tutor to provide assistance with course queries
    • Access to a full Support Team for assistance with examination, notes, and study queries
    • Official CompTIA learning portal with access to videos, flash cards, and performance-based questions (PBQs) to maximise your chance of success
    • A professional, industry-oriented CV rewrite*
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities*

    Certification: CompTIA Network Security Professional

    Vendor: CompTIA: The Computing Technology Industry Association

    Key learning objective: CompTIA Network Security Professional (CNSP) certification focuses on equippingIT professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively secure network environments.

    *Value-added service that can be added at an additional cost

    Certification details

    ITonlinelearning is a verified CompTIA Authorised Partner (AP), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.

    Accrediting body
    As the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications, the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the go-to for individuals looking to enhance their skills and take their career to the next level. With a range of certifications covering everything from cyber security and cloud computing to networking, CompTIA has something for everyone! With over 2.5 million certifications awarded to date, you can trust that you’re in good hands with CompTIA.

    But CompTIA is more than just certifications – they’re a community of experts and professionals, passionate about advancing IT and promoting excellence. That’s why they offer a range of resources and support for their members, including training and development opportunities, networking events, and research and policy work.

    Certification expiry
    This certification showcases validation of your expertise, and is valid for life!

    Our Students

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    CompTIA Network Security Professional

    What You Will Learn

    The CompTIA Network Security Professional certification is designed to provide individuals with the essential skills and knowledge necessary for effective management and protection of network security.

      CompTIA Security+

      The CompTIA Security+ qualification is for IT professionals to prove they understand cybersecurity basics. It teaches about protecting networks and systems, handling security incidents, and basic cybersecurity laws and policies. This qualification is good for anyone in IT who wants to focus on keeping computers and networks safe from security threats.

      CompTIA PenTest+

      The CompTIA PenTest+ certification concentrates on penetration testing and vulnerability assessment skills, aimed at preparing IT professionals for identifying and addressing network vulnerabilities. It encompasses key areas such as planning and conducting penetration tests, understanding legal and compliance issues, and effectively communicating findings. This certification is ideal for those seeking to specialise in cybersecurity, particularly in roles like penetration testers or security analysts, ensuring they are equipped to assess and strengthen the security of network systems within an organisation.

      CompTIA CySA+

      The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification is designed for IT professionals to show they know how to deal with cybersecurity threats. It includes learning about finding security risks, responding to security incidents, and using security tools. This certification is great for people like security analysts or anyone working in a security operations center who wants to get better at spotting and handling cybersecurity issues.

      The Key to Your Success

      Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to: 

      • Get to know you, your goals, and your experience 
      • Help you through the best options for you
      • Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally. 

      Projecting Your Salary

      We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

      £48.9K /

      per year

      Network Security Analyst

      £60.3K /

      per year

      Senior Network Security Analyst

      £57.6K /

      per year

      Information Security Specialist

      Your Success is Assured

      Expert Career Consultants

      Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

      Certified Tutors

      Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

      Study Coaches and Mentors

      Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

      Experienced Recruitment Advisors

      Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, LinkedIn profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

      Why Choose ITonlinelearning?

      Customer-Approved Service since 2007

      You will benefit from our perfected learning & development formula by enjoying support that forms the crux of our values and mission. Our TrustScore of 4.9 has remained consistent with thousands of 5-star reviews, so we’re happy to report that our customers agree.

      An Endorsed Qualification & Reputation

      When we say accredited, we mean that official experts from our licensed organisations have evaluated and approved our training material to ensure it meets their refined standards. These qualifications thus make you a credible and reliable professional.

      Tailored Advice & Consulting

      There is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving personal and professional goals. You deserve career consulting and employability advice tailored toward your specific skills, experience, and aspirations – luckily, this is our forte.

      Full Student Success Team

      To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

      Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

      Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

      Finance that suits your lifestyle

      You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lifestyle in order to advance your skills. With your development at the forefront of our mission, we have personalised financing options so that you can live comfortably whilst investing in your future.

      CompTIA Network Security Professional (CNSP)
      Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      This certification would be suitable for IT professionals working in network administration or security, such as network administrators, security analysts, or IT professionals looking to specialize in network security.

      This certification would demonstrate a high level of expertise in network security, potentially leading to career advancement opportunities, higher earning potential, and recognition as a network security expert.

      Most CompTIA certifications are valid for three years. Renewal typically involves earning Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through various activities or passing a recertification exam.