CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+)

Learn about the duties of cybersecurity analysts who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks and for executing a proper response to such incidents. Depending on the size of the organization, this individual may act alone or may be a member of a cybersecurity incident response team (CSIRT).

Gain the tools and tactics to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate an organization's security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and handle incidents as they occur. This is a comprehensive approach to security aimed toward those on the front lines of defense.

This course is designed to assist students in preparing for the CompTIA CySA+ - Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CS0-001) certification exam.

 

This course supports a certification that is a DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification and meets DoD 8140/8570 training requirements.

    Sep 13 2021

    Date: 09/13/2021 - 09/17/2021 (Monday - Friday) | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (EST)
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    Sep 27 2021

    Date: 09/27/2021 - 10/01/2021 (Monday - Friday) | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (EST)
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    Dec 6 2021

    Date: 12/06/2021 - 12/10/2021 (Monday - Friday) | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (EST)
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Lesson 1: Explaining the Importance of Security Controls and Security Intelligence

  • Topic 1A: Identify Security Control Types
  • Topic 1B: Explain the Importance of Threat Data and Intelligence

Lesson 2: Utilizing Threat Data and Intelligence

  • Topic 2A: Classify Threats and Threat Actor Types
  • Topic 2B: Utilize Attack Frameworks and Indicator Management
  • Topic 2C: Utilize Threat Modeling and Hunting Methodologies

Lesson 3: Analyzing Security Monitoring Data

  • Topic 3A: Analyze Network Monitoring Output
  • Topic 3B: Analyze Appliance Monitoring Output
  • Topic 3C: Analyze Endpoint Monitoring Output
  • Topic 3D: Analyze Email Monitoring Output

Lesson 4: Collecting and Querying Security Monitoring Data

  • Topic 4A: Configure Log Review and SIEM Tools
  • Topic 4B: Analyze and Query Logs and SIEM Data

Lesson 5: Utilizing Digital Forensics and Indicator Analysis Techniques

  • Topic 5A: Identify Digital Forensics Techniques
  • Topic 5B: Analyze Network-related IOCs
  • Topic 5C: Analyze Host-related IOCs
  • Topic 5D: Analyze Application-related IOCs
  • Topic 5E: Analyze Lateral Movement and Pivot IOCs

Lesson 6: Applying Incident Response Procedures

  • Topic 6A: Explain Incident Response Processes
  • Topic 6B: Apply Detection and Containment Processes
  • Topic 6C: Apply Eradication, Recovery, and Post-incident Processes

Lesson 7: Applying Risk Mitigation and Security Frameworks

  • Topic 7A: Apply Risk Identification, Calculation,and Prioritization Processes
  • Topic 7B: Explain Frameworks, Policies, and Procedures

Lesson 8: Performing Vulnerability Management

  • Topic 8A: Analyze Output from Enumeration Tools
  • Topic 8B: Configure Infrastructure Vulnerability Scanning Parameters
  • Topic 8C: Analyze Output from Infrastructure Vulnerability Scanners
  • Topic 8D: Mitigate Vulnerability Issues

Lesson 9: Applying Security Solutions for Infrastructure Management

  • Topic 9A: Apply Identity and Access Management Security Solutions
  • Topic 9B: Apply Network Architecture and Segmentation Security Solutions
  • Topic 9C: Explain Hardware Assurance Best Practices
  • Topic 9D: Explain Vulnerabilities Associated with Specialized Technology

Lesson 10: Understanding Data Privacy and Protection

  • Topic 10A: Identify Non-technical Data and Privacy Controls
  • Topic 10B: Identify Technical Data and Privacy Controls

Lesson 11: Applying Security Solutions for Software Assurance

  • Topic 11A: Mitigate Software Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • Topic 11B: Mitigate Web Application Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • Topic 11C: Analyze Output from Application Assessments

Lesson 12: Applying Security Solutions for Cloud and Automation

  • Topic 12A: Identify Cloud Service and Deployment Model Vulnerabilities
  • Topic 12B: Explain Service-oriented Architecture
  • Topic 12C: Analyze Output from Cloud Infrastructure Assessment Tools
  • Topic 12D: Compare Automation Concepts and Technologies

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.

Assess and respond to security threats and operate a systems and network security analysis platform.

  • Assess information security risk in computing and network environments.
  • Analyze reconnaissance threats to computing and network environments.
  • Analyze attacks on computing and network environments.
  • Analyze post-attack techniques on computing and network environments.
  • Implement a vulnerability management program.
  • Collect cybersecurity intelligence.
  • Analyze data collected from security and event logs.
  • Perform active analysis on assets and networks.
  • Respond to cybersecurity incidents.
  • Investigate cybersecurity incidents.
  • Address security issues with the organization's technology architecture.
Lab 1: Accessing Information Security Risk
Lab 2: Analyzing Reconnaissance Threats to Computing
Lab 3: Analyzing Attacks on Computing and Network Environments
Lab 4: Analyzing Post Attack Techniques
Lab 5: Managing Vulnerabilities in the Organization
Lab 6: Collecting Cybersecurity Intelligence
Lab 7: Analyzing Log Data
Lab 8: Performing Active Asset and Network Analysis
Lab 9: Responding to Cybersecurity Incidents
Lab 10: Investigating Cybersecurity Incidents
Lab 11: Addressing Security Architecture

To ensure your success in this course, you should meet the following requirements:

  • At least two years (recommended) of experience in computer network security technology or a related field.
  • The ability to recognize information security vulnerabilities and threats in the context of risk management.
  • Foundation-level operational skills with some of the common operating systems for computing environments.
  • Foundational knowledge of the concepts and operational framework of common assurance safeguards in computing environments. Safeguards include, but are not limited to, basic authentication and authorization, resource permissions, and anti-malware mechanisms.
  • Foundation-level understanding of some of the common concepts for network environments, such as routing and switching.
  • Foundational knowledge of major TCP/IP networking protocols including, but not limited to, TCP, IP, UDP, DNS, HTTP, ARP, ICMP, and DHCP.
  • Foundational knowledge of the concepts and operational framework of common assurance safeguards in network environments. Safeguards include, but are not limited to, firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, and VPNs.
  • IT Security Analyst
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst
  • Vulnerability Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Threat Intelligence Analyst
  • Security Engineer

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