The new CompTIA A+ Core Series (220-1001 and 220-1002) provides a foundation for a number of different IT jobs and helps entry-level IT pros prepare for the jobs of the future.
The new CompTIA A+ exams has an increased emphasis on cybersecurity, including malware, as well as cloud, virtualization and internet of things (IoT) network protocols and connectivity. Newer topics also covers scripting so that help desk technicians and technical support specialists can interpret code to identify if it might be malicious or if it’s supposed to be there.
Employers continuously seek IT pros who can think critically, analytically and systematically to resolve an IT related issue. Being Certified as a CompTIA A+ Technician shows employers that you have the hands-on skills and proof of your ability to solve technology problems.
Have a look at the new exam objectives as outlined by CompTIA.