CompTIA Security Analytics Expert (CSAE)

If you’re an IT professional with five or more years of experience, the CompTIA CSAE is a stackable certification designed just for you. The accompanying IBT Certification Path provides all the learning materials to help ace your exams in Security+, Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+), and CASP+. So let’s get started on achieving this sought-after recognition!

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this course includes

58 Training Hours

140 On-demand Videos

Closed Captions

28 Topics

496 Prep Questions

Certificate of Completion



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CompTIA CSAE Certification Training

The CompTIA CSAE is a stackable certification series by CompTIA. It is designed for IT professionals with 5 or more years of experience. The IBT Certification Path for the CompTIA CSAE certification consists of the learning materials to allow you to study for and pass the CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) and CompTIA CASP+ exams. It also provides access to self-paced IT online training from IBT, the worlds leading IT training and professional development provider. The CompTIA CSAE certification path is perfect for those who want to take their career to the next level and become a dominant leader and hone their cybersecurity mastery in the IT security field.


CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 (2022) Course Content

Module 1 - Introduction to Security
Module 2 - Malware and Social Engineering Attacks
Module 3 - Basic Cryptography
Module 4 - Advanced Cryptography and PKI
Module 5 - Networking and Server Attacks
Module 6 - Network Security Devices, Designs and Technology
Module 7 - Administering a Secure Network
Module 8 - Wireless Network Security
Module 9 - Client and Application Security
Module 10 - Mobile and Embedded Device Security
Module 11 - Authentication and Account Management
Module 12 - Access Management
Module 13 - Vulnerability Assessment and Data Security
Module 14 - Business Continuity
Module 15 - Risk Mitigation
Module 16 - Security Plus Summary and Review
Module 17 - Hands-On Training

CompTIA CySA+ (Cybersecurity Analyst+) CS0-002 Course Content

Module 1: Threat and Vulnerability Management
Module 2: Software and Systems Security
Module 3: Security Operations and Monitoring
Module 4: Incident Response
Module 5: Compliance and Assessment
Module 6: Afterword

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CAS-003 Course Content

Module 1 - Risk Management
Module 2 - Enterprise Security Architecture
Module 3 - Enterprise Security Operations
Module 4 - Technical Integration of Enterprise Security
Module 5 - Research, Development and Collaboration

Why become a Cybersecurity Engineer?

Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals

The field of cybersecurity is experiencing rapid growth, driven by the escalating number and complexity of cyber threats. Both public and private sectors are investing heavily in cybersecurity measures to protect sensitive information and secure critical infrastructure. This increased investment has created a substantial demand for cybersecurity professionals, and the job market is teeming with opportunities. By becoming a cybersecurity engineer, you position yourself at the forefront of a booming industry with a multitude of career prospects.

Lucrative Salaries and Career Advancement

Cybersecurity professionals are highly sought after, and as a result, they enjoy attractive salaries and excellent benefits. The specialized skills and expertise required in this field command a premium in the job market. Furthermore, as you gain experience and demonstrate your capabilities, the potential for career advancement becomes significant. Cybersecurity engineers can progress to leadership positions, such as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and take on strategic roles in shaping an organization's security posture.

Global Relevance and Job Security

Cybersecurity is a global concern affecting organizations of all sizes and industries worldwide. The need for cybersecurity professionals extends beyond borders, making it a globally relevant field. By becoming a cybersecurity engineer, you equip yourself with skills that are in demand not only locally but also internationally. Job security in the field of cybersecurity is robust, as the increasing threat landscape ensures a constant need for skilled professionals to protect against attacks and mitigate risks.

Continuous Learning and Growth

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Opportunities for growth

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Your Questions, Answered

What is the CompTIA Security Analytics Expert (CSAE) certification?

The CompTIA CSAE is a stackable certification designed for IT professionals with five or more years of experience. The certification includes materials to study for and pass the CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+), and CompTIA CASP+ exams​.

What are the benefits of obtaining the CSAE certification?

Obtaining the CSAE certification will demonstrate proficiency and deeper mastery in security analytics. You’ll be able to conceptualize, engineer, and build cybersecurity solutions that meet regulations. This certification is highly sought after by many employers and will provide a competitive edge in your IT career.

What does the course cover?

The course provides a comprehensive path to help you ace your exams in Security+, Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+), and CASP+. After successful completion, you’ll have a deep knowledge of security concepts, be able to identify security risks, develop security incidents based on software systems, assess Cloud-based network security issues, map analytics to networks, and test applications for vulnerabilities.

Who are the training instructors for this course?

The course is taught by Chrys Thorsen, an education and technology expert who specializes in enterprise-level IT infrastructure consulting and certified training-of-trainers; John Abueg, a Senior Technical Instructor at Ft. Gordon in Augusta, Georgia; and Brian O’Hair, an IT Training Professor with over 25 years of experience in the IT industry.

What career pathways are available after completing the CSAE certification?

After completing the CSAE certification and passing the three exams, you’ll be designated a CompTIA Security Analytics Expert. The certification covers three experience levels: Specialist for IT professionals in the early stages of their career (0-2 years of experience), Professional for experienced IT professionals with a minimum of two to five years in the field, and Expert for experienced IT professionals with 5+ years of expertise.