[This post was originally published on 7/18/2014 and updated on 3/25/2019.]
Here is the breakdown of what it takes to maintain your CompTIA Security+ certification.
CompTIA requires Security+ certificate holders to submit 50 qualifying Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every three years to renew the certification.
There are a number of ways you can go about attaining these credits, but remember that at least 50% of the content must relate back to the CompTIA Security+ exam objectives in order to be considered a qualifying activity.
For a quick rundown of the accepted activities, view the video below or skip ahead to see the specifics of what it takes to maintain your Security+ certification.
Total Number of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Activities