CySA+ Training Boot Camp

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is an international, vendor-neutral cybersecurity certification that applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security. CySA+ validates critical knowledge and skills that are required to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats.

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Course Description

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Infosec’s CompTIA  CySA+ (Cybersecurity Analyst) Boot Camp is a comprehensive 5 day course that helps students verify that they have the knowledge and skills required to configure and use the latest industry standard threat detection tools, analyze data, and identify vulnerabilities in the results, exposing threats and risks to an organization. The end goal of which is securing and protecting an organizations applications and systems.

The vendor neutral CySA+ exam is an internationally recognized validation of advanced-level security skills and knowledge mastery.

There is no required prerequisite for CySA+, however it is hands on, and follows CompTIA Security+.  It is recommended that candidates wishing to pursue this certification have Network+, Security+ or equivalent, with at least 3-4 years of in-the-field information security experience.

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Benefits and Goals

The goal of this 5 day CompTIA CySA+ Boot Camp is to provide IT Professionals with the most comprehensive accelerated learning environment for the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst exam. Candidates with this industry supported, globally recognized CySA+ certification are in demand, and can look forward to increased earning potential.

Infosec is recognized as the authority in the industry for high quality CySA+ exam prep. Our instructors have a total commitment to the exam objectives of the CySA+, and will teach you vital tips and tricks needed to pass the exam the first time you take it. The CySA+ Boot Camp teaches you information security theory, as well as reinforces theory with hands-on exercises that help you “learn by doing.” You will learn how to configure and operate many different technical security controls over the course of the 5 day boot camp.

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Course Outline

Module 1: Threat Management

  • Cybersecurity analysts
    • Cybersecurity roles and responsibilities
    • Frameworks and security controls
    • Risk evaluation
    • Penetration testing processes
  • Reconnaissance techniques
    • The kill chain
    • Open source intelligence
    • Social engineering
    • Topology discovery
    • Service discovery
    • OS fingerprinting

Module 2: Threat Management

  • Security appliances
    • Configuring firewalls
    • Intrusion detection and prevention
    • Configuring IDS
    • Malware threats
    • Configuring anti-virus software
    • Sysinternals
    • Enhanced mitigation experience toolkit
  • Logging and analysis
    • Packet capture
    • Packet capture tools
    • Monitoring tools
    • Log review and SIEM
    • SIEM data outputs
    • SIEM data analysis
    • Point-in-time data analysis

Module 3: Vulnerability Management

  • Managing vulnerabilities
    • Vulnerability management requirements
    • Asset inventory
    • Data classification
    • Vulnerability management processes
    • Vulnerability scanners
    • Microsoft baseline security analyzer
    • Vulnerability feeds and SCAP
    • Configuring vulnerability scans
    • Vulnerability scanning criteria
    • Exploit frameworks
  • Remediating vulnerabilities
    • Analyzing vulnerability scans
    • Remediation and change control
    • Remediating host vulnerabilities
    • Remediating network vulnerabilities
    • Remediating virtual infrastructure vulnerabilities
  • Secure software development
    • Software development life cycle
    • Software vulnerabilities
    • Software security testing
    • Interception proxies
    • Web application firewalls
    • Source authenticity
    • Reverse engineering

Module 4: Cyber Incident Response

  • Incident response
    • Incident response processes
    • Threat classification
    • Incident severity and prioritization
    • Types of data
  • Forensics tools
    • Digital forensics investigations
    • Documentation and forms
    • Digital forensics crime scenes
    • Digital forensics kits
    • Image acquisition
    • Password cracking
    • Analysis utilities
  • Incident analysis and recovery
    • Analysis and recovery frameworks
    • Analyzing network symptoms
    • Analyzing host symptoms
    • Analyzing data exfiltration
    • Analyzing application symptoms
    • Using sysinternals
    • Containment techniques
    • Eradication techniques
    • Validation techniques
    • Corrective actions

Module 5: Security Architecture

  • Secure network design
    • Network segmentation
    • Blackholes, sinkholes, and honeypots
    • System hardening
    • Group policies and MAC
    • Endpoint security
  • Managing identities and access
    • Network access control
    • Identity management
    • Identity security issues
    • Identity repositories
    • Context-based authentication
    • Single sign on and federation
    • Exploiting identities
    • Exploiting web browsers and applications
  • Security frameworks and policies
    • Frameworks and compliance
    • Reviewing security architecture
    • Procedures and compensating controls
    • Verifications and quality control
    • Security policies and procedures
    • Personnel policies and training

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Certification Exam

Infosec’s CySA+ course extensively prepares students for the CySA+ Exam (CS0-001) which consists of up to 85 multiple-choice and performance based questions including:

  • Threat Management
  • Security Architecture and tools
  • Cyber incident Response
  • Vulnerability Management

Who Should Attend

  • Those who wish to excel in the role of a security professional
  • Information Security Professionals
  • People with CompTIASecurity+ looking forward toward a CASP career path.

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