CompTIA CAS-004: Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)


The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification is a credential that demonstrates a professional’s master-level skills and knowledge of enterprise information security. It’s a vendor-neutral certification that confirms your ability to engineer, architect, integrate, and implement secure solutions across complex environments to support a resilient enterprise while considering the impact of governance, risk, and compliance requirements. Risk mitigation and risk management are core concepts of this performance-based certification.

It is essential for CASP candidates to know what the certification exam is like, how the questions are presented, and how they must manage their time before they take the actual test. The CompTIA CASP practice exam allows learners to determine those very things, so they can be confident about their level of understanding and preparedness for the real exam environment.

Here's a breakdown of the main domains typically covered in the CompTIA CASP exam:

Risk Management:

  • Analyze security risks in scenarios and integrate various risk management techniques.
  • Integrate network and security components and implement security controls for host, mobile, and embedded systems.
  • Enterprise Security Architecture:

  • Analyze scenarios to integrate network and security components and implement security controls for host, mobile, and embedded systems.
  • Apply research methods to determine industry trends and their impact on the enterprise.
  • Enterprise Security Operations:

  • Implement incident response and recovery procedures and conduct security assessments using appropriate tools.
  • Implement and operate security-related tools and technologies.
  • Technical Integration of Enterprise Security:

  • Integrate hosts, storage, networks, applications, virtual environments, and cloud technologies in a secure enterprise architecture.
  • Integrate advanced authentication and authorization technologies to support enterprise objectives.
  • Research, Development, and Collaboration:

  • Apply research methods to determine industry trends and their impact on the enterprise.
  • Collaborate across diverse business units to achieve security goals.
  • Who Is the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Practice Exam For?

    The CompTIA CASP practice test is ideal for anyone who is planning to take the CASP certification exam or who is responsible for the security of sensitive data in their IT roles. Professionals who have several years of work experience in cybersecurity who want to advance into specialist security positions like an ethical hacker, penetration tester, risk manager, risk analyst, or security architect will all find the CASP practice test and certification beneficial.

    How Hard is the CompTIA CASP Practice Test?

    Most learners who plan to take the CompTIA CASP certification exam want to know just how difficult the test will be. As an advanced skill level credential, it’s fair to assume that the exam is challenging. However, those candidates who are well-prepared will likely find the exam easier than those who have not put as much time into their study material, practice, and preparation.

    The CASP certification exam consists of a maximum of 90 multiple-choice and performance-based questions, which must be completed within 165 minutes. There isn’t a set passing score; the exam is simply scored pass or fail.

    Cybrary’s CompTIA CASP practice test is a valuable tool that is available to learners to help them fully prepare for taking the official certification exam. Our test follows a similar format to the official test, with sample questions that are like those on the real exam. While there is no guarantee that learners will pass the official exam after passing practice tests, it does greatly increase their chances of doing so.

    Take the Practice Test for CASP Certification with Cybrary

    Technology certifications play a huge role in the success of cybersecurity careers. When an employer, recruiter, or hiring manager sees certifications, like the CompTIA CASP credential, on resumes, they instantly know what skills and knowledge candidates have – even before the interview process begins.

    At Cybrary, we help learners enhance and advance their job opportunities and career paths by offering high-quality content taught by subject matter experts in a comprehensive yet convenient manner. One key part of our strategy is providing learners with hands-on virtual labs and practice exams where they can test their skills so they know when they are ready to successfully pass official certification exams.

    The CompTIA CASP practice test will help learners identify any knowledge areas where they need additional study, so they can go into the official exam with confidence. Cybrary’s practice exams are available whenever and wherever learners are. All that’s needed is a computer and an online connection.

    Why Choose the CompTIA CASP+ (CAS-004) Practice Test on Cybrary?

    1. Complementary to Cybrary's Course: This practice test is the perfect companion to the [CompTIA CASP+ (CAS-004)]( course available on Cybrary, ensuring a holistic preparation approach. 2. Build Confidence: The practice test is intended to help learners build confidence and familiarity with the exam format and question types. 3. Comprehensive Content: With hundreds of practice questions, detailed answers, and an extensive set of flashcards, you'll have all the resources you need to understand every aspect of the exam. 4. Exceptional Value: While the market value of these practice tests is $149/test, Cybrary subscribers get exclusive access as part of their subscription, offering unparalleled value.

    CompTIA CASP+ (CAS-004) Exam Details

    Number of Questions: The CASP+ CAS-004 exam consists of a maximum of 90 questions, probing the depth of your advanced security knowledge. Duration: 165 minutes. Passing Score: CompTIA does not publish a passing score for the CASP exam, but it's typically estimated to be around 750 out of 900. Languages: English, Japanese and Thai Exam Format: Questions are a mix of multiple-choice, drag-and-drop, and performance-based, emphasizing real-world advanced security scenarios.

    CompTIA CASP+ (CAS-004) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Q: How long is the certification valid for?
  • A: The CASP certification remains valid for three years. To maintain the certification, holders must earn continuing education units (CEUs) or retake the exam.
  • Q: What are the prerequisites for this certification?
  • A: While there are no formal prerequisites for the CAS-004 exam, it's recommended that candidates have a minimum of 10 years of experience in IT administration, including at least 5 years of hands-on technical security experience.
  • Q: How should I optimally prepare for the exam?
  • A: Alongside this practice test, candidates are encouraged to complete the CASP+ course on Cybrary, review official CompTIA study materials, and gain hands-on experience in advanced security domains.
  • Q: How does this practice test compare to the actual exam?
  • A: This practice test is designed to closely mirror the format, difficulty, and content of the actual exam, ensuring that you are well-prepared for every aspect of the certification test.
  • Practice Test Specifications

    This Practice Test has a few options available to enhance your learning experience:
  • Customize your testing experience by configuring your practice test to suit your specific study needs. Select items by test objective, set study preferences and control how your answers are accessed.
  • Select preset tests. These tests are made to provide a testing experience similar to a real testing environment. They are timed and filter questions like the certification exam. This option will help you determine your readiness for the certification exam.
  • Flashcard review allows you to review concepts in a self-graded and unlimited environment. With hundreds of questions, these premade flashcards will help you understand concepts covered on the actual certification exam.
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    System Requirements


    Hardware and Software Minimum Requirements:

  • Processor: Min. 500MHz Processor, 128 MB RAM
  • Screen Resolution: Min. 1024x768
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    Operating Systems:

    Supported System Platforms:
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2003 (SP2 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher
  • Supported Browsers:

  • Microsoft IE 7
  • Microsoft IE 8
  • Microsoft IE 9
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • Note: The browser version you're running must support 128-bit encryption or secured pages will not display correctly.



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