The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+) Online Course covers the latest CS0-001 examination syllabus. CySA+ is designed for IT security analysts, vulnerability analysts, or threat intelligence analysts. It covers the configuration and use of threat detection tools, details how to perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to an organisation with the end goal of securing and protecting applications and systems within an organization.

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification is an international, vendor-neutral cybersecurity certification that applies behavioural 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.

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.

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+) Online Course can benefit those preparing for the CompTIA CySA+ Exam, but is also useful for those whose job duties include Security Analyst, Vulnerability Analyst, Cybersecurity Specialist, Threat Intelligence Analyst or Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst.

About CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification:

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

Elearning Portal:

Course ScreenshotThis course is delivered through our online course portal and will give students 12 months access to their materials. The course includes interactive activities that to keep the student engaged and includes Flashcards, Exercises and Quizzes related to each chapter to confirm your understanding of the subject. When returning to your studies you to return to the last point or to the furthest point you have read.

Free Trial: We recommend that students register for and access a free trial of this course prior to enrolment. As this is a digital edition of the course, refunds cannot be issued once the access code has been issued. The free trial will give you access to the first lesson of the course materials.

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ Course includes the following contents:

Pre-assessment:

The pre-assessment is designed as a guide to assess the students’ knowledge of the course topics before they begin the course. The results will help them to understand what you need to learn and after going through the course contents they will be able to score higher on this and the other practice tests in the course.

Chapter & Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Assessing Information Security Risk

This lesson covers the following subjects: Identify the Importance of Risk Management; Assess Risk; Mitigate Risk; and Integrate Documentation into Risk Management.

  • Lesson 2: Analyzing the Threat Landscape

This lesson covers the following subjects: Classify Threats and Threat Profiles; and Perform Ongoing Threat Research.

  • Lesson 3: Analyzing Reconnaissance Threats to Computing and Network Environments

This lesson covers the following subjects: Implement Threat Modeling; Assess the Impact of Reconnaissance Incidents; and Assess the Impact of Social Engineering.

  • Lesson 4: Analyzing Attacks on Computing and Network Environments

This lesson covers the following subjects: Assess the Impact of System Hacking Attacks; Assess the Impact of Web-Based Attacks; Assess the Impact of Malware; Assess the Impact of Hijacking and Impersonation Attacks; Assess the Impact of DoS Incidents; Assess the Impact of Threats to Mobile Security; and Assess the Impact of Threats to Cloud Security.

  • Lesson 5: Analyzing Post-Attack Techniques

This lesson covers the following subjects: Assess Command and Control Techniques; Assess Persistence Techniques; Assess Lateral Movement and Pivoting Techniques; Assess Data Exfiltration Techniques; and Assess Anti-Forensics Techniques.

  • Lesson 6: Managing Vulnerabilities in the Organization

This lesson covers the following subjects: Implement a Vulnerability Management Plan; Assess Common Vulnerabilities; and Conduct Vulnerability Scans.

  • Lesson 7: Implementing Penetration Testing to Evaluate Security

This lesson covers the following subjects: Conduct Penetration Tests on Network Assets; and Follow Up on Penetration Testing.

  • Lesson 8: Collecting Cybersecurity Intelligence

This lesson covers the following subjects: Deploy a Security Intelligence Collection and Analysis Platform; Collect Data from Network-Based Intelligence Sources; and Collect Data from Host-Based Intelligence Sources.

  • Lesson 9: Analyzing Log Data

This lesson covers the following subjects: Use Common Tools to Analyze Logs; Use SIEM Tools for Analysis; and Parse Log Files with Regular Expressions.

  • Lesson 10: Performing Active Asset and Network Analysis

This lesson covers the following subjects: Analyze Incidents with Windows-Based Tools; Analyze Incidents with Linux-Based Tools; Analyze Malware; and Analyze Indicators of Compromise.

  • Lesson 11: Responding to Cybersecurity Incidents

This lesson covers the following subjects: Deploy an Incident Handling and Response Architecture; Mitigate Incidents; and Prepare for Forensic Investigation as a CSIRT.

  • Lesson 12: Investigating Cybersecurity Incidents

This lesson covers the following subjects: Apply a Forensic Investigation Plan; Securely Collect and Analyze Electronic Evidence; and Follow Up on the Results of an Investigation.

  • Lesson 13: Addressing Security Architecture Issues

This lesson covers the following subjects: Remediate Identity and Access Management Issues; and Implement Security During the SDLC.

  • Appendixes

This course also includes 4 Appendixes: Mapping Course Content to CyberSec First Responder (Exam CFR-210); Mapping Course Content to CompTIA CyberSecurity Analyst+ (Exam CS0-001); Secuirty Resources and Summary of U.S. Department of Defense Operational Security Practices.

Practice Exams:

Prepare for your exam with 90 pre-assessment questions, 2 full length tests and 75 post-assessment questions. Practice tests comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Post Assessment:

Post-Assessments are given to students and often used in conjunction with a Pre-Assessment to measure their achievement and the effectiveness of the exam.

Additional MeasureUp Exam Preparation Software:

Official MeasureUp practice test software is included with our course materials which gives students 365 days access to over 400 Questions and Robust Explanations. MeasureUp offer quality test content so that you will be prepared for your exams. All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so students are ready for any question. The practice tests are written by industry experts in this subject area.

Please Note: The MeasureUp practice exam requires the use of Chrome as your browser in order to study with the simulation type questions and is not compatible with mobile devices.

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Performance Labs: Optional (Available for an additional £90.00)

Online performance labs can be purchased for £90.00 as an additional item when ordering from our website. These labs are used to supplement training and simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments. The live labs include hands-on activities and are available for 12 months. You can find a full list of Lab tasks here.

Prerequisites:

There is no required prerequisite for CompTIA CS0-001 certification exam, but the candidate should hold CompTIA Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. It is recommended that you have a minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience.

Course Duration & Support:

Students may register at any time and have 12 months access to the course materials. This home study course is designed as a self-study course, but email support is available for the 12 month period. As the course is self-study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.

Assessment:

Assessment is in the form of the CySA+ Certification CS0-001 examination. The Examination has 85 questions in a multiple choice and performance-based format over a 165 minute period. The Exam is graded on a scale of 100 - 900 with a minimum passing score of 750.

Qualification:

CompTIA CySA+ CourseOn completion of the Cybersecurity Analyst+ Online Course you can apply for the CompTIA CySA+ CS0-001 Examination.

Examinations must be sat at a registered Pearson VUE testing centre and are currently £207.00 + VAT each.

You can find or register for your nearest exam centres by selecting the Test Takers option from the Pearson Vue Website.

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