Learning Path

Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate

    Syllabus

  • Network Concepts Course — 00:43:39
    • To become a security analyst, you need to start with understanding the basics of networking.

  • Data and Event Analysis Course — 00:20:54
    • K0145, K0301, K0603, S0173

      Learn how to analyze different types of data.

  • Network Intrusion Analysis Course — 00:16:46
    • Learn about what to do with data that has been collected during the monitoring phase.

  • Attack Methods Course — 00:27:51
    • Learn about the methods attackers use to compromise networks and endpoints.

  • Host-Based Analysis Course — 00:38:10
    • Dig into the challenges of host-based analysis on Microsoft and Linux operating systems.

  • Security Concepts Course — 00:42:11
    • Get familiar with some common security lingo and strategies used to identify risks and secure systems.

  • Introduction to Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Course — 00:11:14
    • Get an overview of the Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Learning Path and learn how to set up Kali Linux on your machine.

  • Incident Response and Handling Course — 00:33:53
    • K0042, K0222, S0184

      Learn about security documentation connected with incident response.

  • Endpoint Threat Analysis and Computer Forensics Course — 00:19:13
    • Learn about Microsoft Windows and Linux file systems and conducting malware analysis.

  • Security Monitoring Course — 00:21:17
    • K0058, K0301, K0493, S0046, S0120, S0221

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

  • Cryptography Course — 00:14:25
    • Learn how cryptography is used to secure data, including encryption, hashing and public key infrastructure.

  • CCNA Cyber Ops Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:30:00
  • Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Practice Exam Assessment — 01:00:00

Syllabus

What you will learn

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 cybersecurity’s basic principles, foundational knowledge and core skills needed to grasp the more advanced associate-level materials in the second required exam.

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Meet the author

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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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • All-Source Analyst
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  • Exploitation Analyst

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