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How to Prepare for the CompTIA CASP Exam

  • Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Eric Conrad

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Overview

CompTIA's first entry in their "Mastery Series of Exams" is the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner, a hand-on technical exam with a mix of deeper technical questions, as well as higher-level management questions. It is the logical follow-up to CompTIA's Security+ exam, and can be thought of as a technical alternative to the CISSP exam. CASP has been added to DoD 8570 for the following roles: IAT Level III, IAM Level II, and IASAE Levels I and II.

The exam is demanding, including a mix of multiple choice questions and hands-on technical simulations. This webcast will describe the CASP exam, and what it takes to pass it.

Speaker Bio

Eric Conrad

Eric Conrad is a Principal Instructor at SANS Institute. He is also the lead author of the popular book The CISSP Study Guide. Eric's career began in 1991 as a UNIX systems administrator for a small oceanographic communications company. He gained information security experience in a variety of industries, including research, education, power, Internet, and health care. He is now president of Backshore Communications, a company focusing on intrusion detection, incident handling, information warfare, and penetration testing. He is a graduate of the SANS Technology Institute with a Master of Science degree in information security engineering. In addition to the CISSP, he holds the prestigious GIAC Security Expert (GSE) certification as well as the GIAC GPEN, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GAWN, and GSEC certifications.

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