Certification: CIW Web Security Associate
Certification Full Name: CIW Web Security Associate
Certification Provider: CIW
Exam Code: 1D0-571
Exam Name: CIW v5 Security Essentials
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CIW Web Security Associate certification is basically and exam which deals with security issues in a network. For web, security is a topmost issue that needs to be dealt with. For these security of website is of top priority from any kind of threats. Due to increase in threats and attacks in websites, security education has become top priority in market. The increase in web market is parallelincreasing the security market as well and the professional having similar kind of skills is of hig demand in market. Securing the systems is one of the top priorities of any of the organization. The idea behind this certification is to secure the systems from any kind of threats. The demand of security skills has increased to new heights in past 5 years because of the increase in the involvement of web development and technologies.
Who can do this Certification
CIW Web Security Associate certification is a beginner exam in thefield of security networks. The certification requires individual to have a basic understanding of security on web technologies. Also an basic knowledge on how to prevent unauthorized activity over the web. Basic understanding of tools and techniques involved and also handling protocols and techniques in services. For beginners it is always advisable to enroll themselves in course certified by CIW, which will cover all the topics and will give you and overall idea about the same which is highly beneficial for passing the exam.
The security threats are increasing as day progresses. In today's world everything happens over the web, so maintaining that properly without any threats is of outmost importance. Due to this security knowledge is in high demand in the market and the professionals having similar skills are hot cake in the market industry. Getting knowledge or certification on similar field will land you up in top level companies with good salaries. The market for security professional is increasing by manyfolds,so it is highly recommended by industry watchers to get the certification. Passing the certification will place an individual on the roles of network administrators, security consultants, server or firewall consultants, monitoring specialistin top level MNC's worldwide.
CIW Web Security Associate certification is one of the exams which is a part of CIW Web Security professional certification. The other exam in this list is CIW Web Security specialist certification. Clearing both the certification will entitle an individual with CIW Web Security professional certificate.
This certification is basically for beginners who want to pursue a career in network security. Basic understanding of security on web and its technologies is required for the certification, as it will help you in understanding the advance topics. For starters, it is always advisable to enroll themselves in course certified by CIW, which will cover all the topics and will give you and overall idea about the certification which is highly beneficial for passing the exam.
The CIW Web Security Associatecertification (1D0-571) topics are:
- Introduction to security on systems.
- Creation of security policy.
- Education on end user security.
- Access control implementation.
- Firewall creation.
- Introduction to incident response techniques.
- Handling protocols and techniques in services.
- Implementing security according to business needs.
- Protocols for hacker manipulation.
- Detection of proactive response and reporting methods.
- Hacker penetration management.
- Wireless network security.
- Priority of things in security.
- Recognizing security attacks.
- Detection of hackers and dealing with them.
The Exam requires prior knowledge of Web Security The individual should have basic understanding on essentials of security networks and also how to handle unauthorized activity over the web.
The Web Security Associate certification has multiple choice questions. The number of questions in the certification is 62 and the time duration for the certification is 90 minutes (One hour and thirty minutes).
Passing the Exam will earn you a CIW Web Security Associate certified Professional. A certified professional will have a skill set on how to secure a network from unauthorized things. It will also give you a skill set of security policy and network security.
Validity of the certification
Validity for CIW Web Security Associate exam is for lifetime. However the skills and certification objectives are revised periodically under the guidance of industry standards. So individual can update their skills by taking newest versions of certification. Industry always prefers professionals with latest skills in technologies, so it is advisable to upgrade individuals to latest certifications.
There are quite few good options available for certification as security professional, in form of server administrators, system administrators or IT security consultants.
Bartosz Szczerba, Compendium Education Center
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