James Stanger, chief technology evangelist at CompTIA, walks through their new Data+ certification. Infosec is proud to provide bootcamp and course training for a range of CompTIA certifications, and James helpfully breaks down the basics of data analytics, the types of learning you’ll need to engage in to pass and why security professionals have a lot more data analyst in their job role than they might think. All that, and a bit of geeking out about the humanities.
0:00 – CompTIA Data+
3:40 – How did James Stanger get into cybersecurity?
5:00 – From literature to IT
9:50 – Working for CompTIA as a tech evangelist
13:22 – What makes up a tech evangelist role?
18:00 – CompTIA’s new Data+ certification
26:06 – Why is Data+ important for pros?
32:38 – Prerequisites for Data+ certification
40:05 – What does Data+ teach you?
43:53 – Training materials for Data+ certification
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