CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Learning Path

Learn to use behavioral analytics to prevent, detect and combat cyber threats as a cybersecurity analyst.

16 hours, 13 minutes

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  • Duration

    16 hours, 13 minutes

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About CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

This learning path teaches you the tools and techniques used by cybersecurity analysts and prepares you for the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst CySA+ CS0-002 exam. Seventeen courses build on your existing security knowledge and walk you through the key concepts covered in the five CySA+ CS0-002 certification exam objectives: threat and vulnerability management, software and systems security, security operations and monitoring, incident response, and compliance and assessment. Upon completion, you'll be prepared to earn your CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification and validate your skills as a cybersecurity analyst.



CySA+ Practice Exam

Assessment - 150 questions

CompTIA CySA+ Skill Assessment

Assessment - 150 questions

The Importance of Threat Data and Intelligence

Course - 00:29:00

Threat Intelligence in Support of Organizational Security

Course - 00:23:00

Vulnerability Management Activities

Course - 00:40:00

Vulnerability Assessment Tools

Course - 01:30:00

Threats and Vulnerabilities Associated with Specialized Technology

Course - 00:37:00

Threats and Vulnerabilities Associated with Operating in the Cloud

Course - 00:22:00

Mitigating Controls for Attacks and Software Vulnerabilities

Course - 00:39:00

Security Solutions for Infrastructure Management

Course - 00:33:00

Software Assurance Best Practices

Course - 00:28:00

Hardware Assurance Best Practices

Course - 00:22:00

Data Analysis in Security Monitoring Activities

Course - 01:13:00

Implement Configuration Changes to Existing Controls to Improve Security

Course - 00:27:00

The Importance of Proactive Threat Hunting

Course - 00:19:00

Compare and Contrast Automation Concepts and Technologies

Course - 00:27:00

The Importance of the Incident Response Process

Course - 00:17:00

Appropriate Incident Response Procedures

Course - 00:07:00

Analyze Potential Indicators of Compromise

Course - 00:16:00

Utilize Basic Digital Forensic Techniques

Course - 00:53:00

The Importance of Data Privacy and Protection

Course - 00:23:00

Security Concepts in Support of Organizational Risk Mitigation

Course - 00:24:00

The Importance of Frameworks, Policies, Procedures, and Controls

Course - 00:31:00

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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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.

  • Law Enforcement / Counterintelligence Forensics Analyst
  • Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst
  • Network Operations Specialist

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