CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) - REETUS

December 23, 2019by REETUS TRAINING0

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

Duration 5 days

Overview

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is an IT workforce certification that applies behavioral analytics to networks and devices to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats.
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Course Objectives

As attackers have learned to evade traditional signature-based solutions, such as firewalls, an analytics-based approach within the IT security industry is increasingly important for most organizations.
The behavioral analytics skills covered by CySA+ identify and combat malware, and advanced persistent threats (APTs), resulting in enhanced threat visibility across a broad attack surface.
CompTIA CySA+ is for IT professionals looking to gain the following security analyst skills:
  • Perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization.
  • Configure and use threat-detection tools.
  • Secure and protect applications and systems within an organization.

Target Audience

  • IT Security Analyst
  • Tier II SOC Analyst
  • Vulnerability Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Threat Intelligence Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Security Monitoring

Prerequisites

Recommended Experience: Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 4 years of hands-on information security or related experience.

Course Contents

Module 1 | Threat Management

  • Apply environmental reconnaissance techniques using appropriate tools and processes
  • Analyse the results of a network reconnaissance
  • Implement or recommend the appropriate response and countermeasure to a network-based threat
  • Explain the purpose of practices used to secure a corporate environment

Module 2 | Vulnerability Management

  • Implement an information security vulnerability management process
  • Analyse the output resulting from a vulnerability scan
  • Compare and contrast common vulnerabilities found in an organisation

Module 3 | Cyber-Incident Response

  • Distinguish threat data or behavior to determine the impact of an incident
  • Prepare a toolkit and use appropriate forensics tools during an investigation
  • Explain the importance of communication during the incident response process
  • Analyse common symptoms to select the best course of action to support incident response
  • Summarize the incident recovery and post-incident response process

Module 4 |Security Architecture and Tool Sets

  • Explain the relationship between frameworks, common policies, controls, and procedures
  • Use data to recommend remediation of security issues related to identity and access management
  • Review security architecture and make recommendations to implement compensating controls
  • Use application security best practices while participating in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Compare and contrast the general purpose and reasons for using various cybersecurity tools and technologies

Learning Outcomes

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization, with the end goal of securing and protecting applications and systems within an organization.

Examination

Maximum of 85 questions
Multiple choice and performance-based
Duration: 165 minutes
Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)

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