New CompTIA Security+ Exam delivered by NetCom Learning will Prepare Students

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New Security+ Exam Scheduled for Release in Spring 2014

NetCom Learning regularly offers coursework leading to CompTIA IT certifications. As a CompTIA Platinum Partner and an authorized Prometric and VUE testing centre, NetCom Learning is able to offer the latest in coursework leading to CompTIA certifications and will be ready to support the forthcoming change in exams for the organization’s Security+ exam which will be replaced in spring 2014. Security + is a computer security certification offered by CompTIA and is one of the most popular IT certifications in the ever growing field of field of computer security, covering disaster recovery, network security, compliance and identity management. According to CompTIA, more than 45,000 people have earned the Security+ certification. Anticipated changes to the exam SY0-401 include a focus on risks such as risks to systems integration with third parties, an expansion of common protocols, mobile security and BYOD, risk mitigation, and scenario based authentication and access control. Individuals who take the current Security+ training and pass the SY0-301 version of the CompTIA exam are still Security+ certified even when the new exam is released.

“NetCom Learning prides itself on offering instruction that is current and we aim to provide training in newly released courses and certification preparation as soon as they are released,” said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning.

“As a CompTIA Platinum Partner we will be providing CompTIA’s authorized curriculum to prepare students for the updated Security+ exam when it is released,” said Sarder.

CompTIA is a vendor neutral trade organization that provides credentialing for information professionals in the area of information technology (IT). The organization provides programs in the areas of education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy. They are committed to certifying the IT workforce and are the leading provider for vendor neutral IT certifications. Security+ certification is the foundational course in information security. By attaining a Security+ certification individuals can prove that they have attained a basic understanding of security skills and knowledge. Individuals who take the exam should have a minimum of two years of experience in IT administration, and have a broad understanding of IT security implementation. The Security+ exam is accredited by ANSI in compliance with ISO 17024 Standard and can be used as an elective in the process of attaining the MCSA and MCSE security certifications from Microsoft.

Benefits of Certification
The benefits of earning IT certifications are many. Holding one of the most popular professional certifications in the hottest areas of information technology gives the certification holder a major advantage when it comes to employment. Currently there is a skills gap in the information technology field, and holders of major IT certifications are being sought out for hiring. In a recent survey of IT professionals, sixty percent stated that getting an IT certification led to a new job. Organizations also benefit from having their employees certified with current certifications. Certified employees means employees with the right skills to do the job and it can also increase sales by being able to prove to prospective clients that the organization has the skills to supports its claims.

Benefits of taking CompTIA certification training with NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is the most trusted name in both business and IT training and offers top notch instructors with an average of 16 years of experience and vendor approved coursework offering certification preparation for a variety of vendor certifications. NetCom Learning is a Platinum Partner of CompTIA and is an authorized Prometric and VUE testing center. NetCom Learning offers only approved CompTIA curriculum provided by experienced instructors. NetCom Learning instructors routinely achieve high ratings from their students and possess an average of 16 years of experience and a cumulative average of more than 10,500 years' experience in the field of their expertise. Instructors carry an average instructor evaluation of 8.6 out of 9, one of the highest instructor evaluations in the industry. The high quality of training has resulted in over 1,700 testimonials and a 96% customer satisfaction rate with those customers indicating they would recommend NetCom Learning to others.

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About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is an innovative leader in IT, business and executive training to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 45,500 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 71,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named thrice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards.

The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning.

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