CompTIA CSA+ certification is aimed at IT professionals with (or seeking) job roles such as IT Security Analyst, Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst, Vulnerability Analyst, Cybersecurity Specialist, T
hreat Intelligence Analyst, and Security Engineer. Ideally, you should have successfully completed "CompTIA Network+ Certification" and "CompTIA Security+ Certification" courses or have equivalent knowledge. Specifically, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course: Know basic network terminology and functions (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, switches, routers). Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols, and troubleshooting tools. Identify network attack strategies and defenses. Know the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products. Identify network- and host-based security technologies and practices. Describe the standards and products used to enforce security on web and communications technologies.