Should I take Network+ or Security+ next?

jacky6jacky6 Member Posts: 9 ■■■□□□□□□□

I am a bachelor's degree security graduate as of May 2018, and when I was in high school they let me take CCNA and passed it. I am looking to take CompTIA certificates, some say that Network+ contains all the fundamentals to understand and take Security+ and makes it more easier to test. But some also say Security+ is more necessary.

So, as an IT Security graduate, and based on everyone's professional opinion, which certificate would be more accurate to take?

I apologize if I missed out any piece of information.
Thank you.


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    PseudonymPseudonym Member Posts: 341 ■■■■□□□□□□
    I think with a CCNA you should be good just to go straight onto Sec+.
    Certifications - A+, Net+, Sec+, Linux+, ITIL v3, MCITP:EDST/EDA, CCNA R&S/Cyber Ops, MCSA:2008/2012, MCSE:CP&I, RHCSA
    Working on - RHCE
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    SpiegelSpiegel Member Posts: 322 ■■■■■□□□□□
    As Pseudonym mentioned, with your CCNA you should be good to go network wise. Network+ only really covers like a small fraction of the Security+ objectives. You should be able to go straight to Sec+ no problems.
    Degree: WGU B.S. Network Operations and Security [COMPLETE]
    Current Certs: A+ | N+ | S+ | Cloud Essentials+ | Project+ | MTA: OSF | CIW: SDA | ITIL: F | CCNA | JNCIA-Junos | FCA | FCF | LPI Linux Essentials
    Currently Working On: JNCIA-MistAI

    2024 Goals: JNCIA-MistAI [ ], Linux+ [ ]
    Future Certs: CCNP Enterprise
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    jacky6jacky6 Member Posts: 9 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Splendid, thank you.
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    jacky6jacky6 Member Posts: 9 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Appreciate the insight, thank you.
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