CompTIA CySA+

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Course Overview

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is a renowned certification for individuals aspiring to excel in the field of Cybersecurity Analysis. This certification equips professionals with the knowledge and skills to detect and combat cybersecurity threats, making them valuable assets in protecting digital assets and data. CySA+ focuses on practical, real-world scenarios, teaching students to identify vulnerabilities, perform security assessments, and effectively respond to cyber threats.

Knowing the subject of Cybersecurity Analysis and Threat Detection is essential for IT professionals seeking to specialize in safeguarding digital assets. This CompTIA Certification Course is particularly valuable for individuals aiming to become cybersecurity analysts and those who want to master cybersecurity tools, including intrusion detection systems, firewalls, and security information and event management solutions.

 

What you will learn in this course

  • To identify and analyse threats to computing and network environments
  • To assess the security posture of computing and network environments
  • To recommend and implement security solutions to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities
  • To respond to and recover from security incidents
  • To monitor and report on security events and incidents

Target Audiance

  • Cybersecurity Professionals
  • Application Security Analysts
  • Network Administrators
  • Security Consultants
  • Risk Management Professionals
  • IT Managers
  • Threat Intelligence Analysts

Course requirements

  • There are no formal prerequisites to attend the CompTIA CySA+ Certification Course offered by The Knowledge Academy. However, in order to appear for the examination, candidates should ideally have a foundational understanding of Cybersecurity concepts and practices. Additionally, having 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience can be significantly advantageous to the delegates.

Schedule Dates

CompTIA CySA+
22 April 2024 - 26 April 2024
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22 July 2024 - 26 July 2024
CompTIA CySA+
28 October 2024 - 01 November 2024
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03 February 2025 - 07 February 2025

Course Content

  • Identify Security Control Types
  • Explain the Importance of Threat Data and Intelligence

  • Classify Threats and Threat Actor Types
  • Utilise Attack Frameworks and Indicator Management
  • Utilise Threat Modeling and Hunting Methodologies

  • Analyse Network Monitoring Output
  • Analyse Appliance Monitoring Output
  • Analyse Endpoint Monitoring Output
  • Analyse Email Monitoring Output

  • Configure Log Review and SIEM Tools
  • Analyse and Query Logs and SIEM Data

  • Identify Digital Forensics Techniques
  • Analyse Network-related IoCs
  • Analyse Host-related IoCs
  • Analyse Application-Related IoCs
  • Analyse Application-Related IoCs

  • Applying Incident Response Procedures
  • Apply Detection and Containment Processes
  • Apply Eradication, Recovery, and Post‑Incident Processes

  • Apply Risk Identification, Calculation, and Prioritisation Processes
  • Explain Frameworks, Policies, and Procedures

  • Analyse Output from Enumeration Tools
  • Configure Infrastructure Vulnerability Scanning Parameters
  • Analyse Output from Infrastructure Vulnerability Scanners
  • Mitigate Vulnerability Issues

  • Apply Identity and Access Management Security Solutions
  • Apply Network Architecture and Segmentation Security Solutions
  • Explain Hardware Assurance Best Practices
  • Explain Vulnerabilities Associated with Specialised Technology

  • Identify Non-Technical Data and Privacy Controls
  • Identify Technical Data and Privacy Controls

  • Mitigate Software Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • Mitigate Web Application Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • Analyse Output from Application Assessments

  • Identify Cloud Service and Deployment Model Vulnerabilities
  • Explain Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Analyse Output from Cloud Infrastructure Assessment Tools
  • Compare Automation Concepts and Technologies

FAQs

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification is designed for IT professionals who are responsible for incident identification, preventive measures, and response through continuous monitoring of security. In this 4-day course, delegates will learn about tools and techniques used for environmental reconnaissance of a target network or security system.

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is a member of our certification family that has ISO/ANSI accreditation. These certifications are valid for three years from the date of issuance and can be renewed through The Knowledge Academy’s CompTIA CySA+ Training, a globally recognised training provider.

To take the CySA+ exam, please follow these steps:

  • Ensure you meet the prerequisites
  •  Register for the exam
  •  Schedule the exam
  • Take the exam
  •  Receive your exam result

The CySA+ exam has a duration of 165 minutes. During this time, you will need to complete 85 multiple-choice and performance-based questions.

Yes, obtaining the CompTIA CySA+ certification can be highly beneficial for IT professionals seeking a career in cybersecurity. This certification confirms your expertise in identifying and detecting cyber threats, which can enhance your professional credentials and career prospects in the field of cybersecurity.

Yes, we provide CompTIA CySA+ Certification Training for businesses, whether small or large scale. We have already trained over 1000 delegates from multiple internationally renowned businesses for this training program. In cases where there are more delegates, we provide group training.

Upon completing this training, you will have the opportunity to obtain CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst (CySA+) certification by successfully passing the CompTIA CSO-002 exam, which includes both multiple-choice and performance-based questions.

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