Become a Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate

This learning path teaches you the skills needed to pass the Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Operations Fundamentals exam (200-201 CBROPS) and become a Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate.

11 courses  //   78 videos  //   5 hours of training

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Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate training

The Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Learning Path prepares you to begin a career working with associate-level cybersecurity analysts within security operations centers. You’ll gain an understanding of basic cybersecurity principles, build a foundation of knowledge and develop your core skills.

Learning path components

Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Assessment
Assessment
Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Assessment

Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Assessment

See how your Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate skills stack up against other professionals in your field.

Number of questions: 20

Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Custom Practice Exam
Practice Exam
Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Custom Practice Exam

Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Custom Practice Exam

Prepare for the Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate exam and test your domain knowledge.

Number of questions: 120

Introduction to Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate
Course
Introduction to Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate

Introduction to Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate

Get an overview of the Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Learning Path and learn how to set up Kali Linux on your machine.

2 videos
10 minutes of training

Network Concepts
Course
Network Concepts

Network Concepts

To become a security analyst, you need to start with understanding the basics of networking.

10 videos
44 minutes of training

Security Concepts
Course
Security Concepts

Security Concepts

Get familiar with some common security lingo and strategies used to identify risks and secure systems.

13 videos
42 minutes of training

Cryptography
Course
Cryptography

Cryptography

Learn how cryptography is used to secure data, including encryption, hashing and public key infrastructure.

2 videos
15 minutes of training

Host-Based Analysis
Course
Host-Based Analysis

Host-Based Analysis

Dig into the challenges of host-based analysis on Microsoft and Linux operating systems.

8 videos
39 minutes of training

Security Monitoring
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Security Monitoring

Security Monitoring

Learn about some of the ways that you can monitor a network for security events.

6 videos
20 minutes of training

Attack Methods
Course
Attack Methods

Attack Methods

Learn about the methods attackers use to compromise networks and endpoints.

6 videos
28 minutes of training

Endpoint Threat Analysis and Computer Forensics
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Endpoint Threat Analysis and Computer Forensics

Endpoint Threat Analysis and Computer Forensics

Learn about Microsoft Windows and Linux file systems and conducting malware analysis.

5 videos
17 minutes of training

Network Intrusion Analysis
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Network Intrusion Analysis

Network Intrusion Analysis

Learn about what to do with data that has been collected during the monitoring phase.

7 videos
16 minutes of training

Incident Response and Handling
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Incident Response and Handling

Incident Response and Handling

Learn about security documentation connected with incident response.

11 videos
34 minutes of training

Data and Event Analysis
Course
Data and Event Analysis

Data and Event Analysis

Learn how to analyze different types of data in this course.

8 videos
21 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

The first exam, Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (210-250), covers the following topics:

  • Network concepts
  • Security concepts
  • Cryptography
  • Host-based analysis
  • Security monitoring
  • Attack methods

The second exam, Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations (210-255), covers the following topics:

  • Endpoint threat analysis and computer forensics
  • Network intrusion analysis
  • Incident response
  • Data and event analysis
  • Incident handling

Who is this for?

  • Network analysts
  • Associate-level SOC analysts
  • Cybersecurity analysts
  • Anyone interested in learning about detecting and responding to cybersecurity threats

Meet the author

Matt Carey

Matt Carey is a network engineer who has been in the IT field for over a decade. He has worked on over 100 networks with his main focus being Cisco WAN, DC, SDN and security solutions. Working as a consultant has given him exposure to many different technologies and skills, which has helped him excel in IT. Teaching has always been one of his passions, and he started working as an instructor about five years into his career. He enjoys using his experience to help others further their careers in IT and security.

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