CompTIA Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification that validates the knowledge and skills of professionals in the field of cybersecurity. It covers the essential principles for network security and risk management, and is considered an entry-level certification for those who want to start a career in cybersecurity.
The exam for the Security+ certification covers topics such as threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks, network architecture and design, identity and access management, cryptography, and risk management.
The Security+ certification is widely recognized and respected in the industry, and is often required or recommended for jobs in cybersecurity, including roles such as security specialist, security consultant, and network administrator. It is also a prerequisite for many advanced cybersecurity certifications.