COMPTIA CYBERSECURITY ANALYST (CySA+)

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst, CySA+ (formerly CSA+), is a vendor-neutral IT professional certification that proves competency in security skills for threat management, vulnerability management, cyber incident response, security and architecture tool sets. Key job roles include Security Analyst, Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst, Vulnerability Analyst, Cybersecurity Specialist Threat Intelligence Analyst and Security Engineer.
CySA+ certification is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ and recommended before pursuing CASP+ certification.
To achieve this certification you must pass the designated CompTIA authorized exam.

In this live, instructor-led course you will expand your knowlege of information security and develop skills in the areas of threat management, vulnerability management, cyber incident response and architecture tool sets. You'll use some open-source analytics tools and there will be threat scenarios. A CompTIA exam voucher is included with the class! 

Overview

This course is intended for those wishing to qualify with CompTIA CySA+ Cybersecurity Analyst Certification. CompTIA's CySA+ Certification is an intermediate-level certificate for IT professionals with previous experience of working in the field of IT security. The CompTIA CySA+ examination is designed for IT security analysts, vulnerability analysts, or threat intelligence analysts. The exam will certify that the successful candidate has 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.

Certification Track
This courseware bears the seal of CompTIA Approved Quality Content. This seal signifies this content covers 100% of the exam objectives and implements important instructional design principles. CompTIA recommends multiple learning tools to help increase coverage of the learning objectives. The contents of this training material were created for the CompTIA CySA+ Cybersecurity Analyst Certification CS0-001 exam covering the 2017 Edition certification exam objectives.

Exam Prep Software
All of our CompTIA classes include access to web-based practice exams. CompTIA certification exams are very rigorous and challenging. By studying after the class and using these practice exams, you will greatly improve your chances of passing the actual certification exam the first time. Exam prep software is included with all CompTIA classes delivered by ONLC Training Centers.
 
Additional Notes Regarding CompTIA Certification Exams
As with most professional IT certifications, many addition hours of study are required before the class (meeting the prerequisites) and after the class (reviewing exam objectives and practice questions). Expect to spend a significant number of hours studying outside of the class before you take a CompTIA or any other IT professional exam.
 
Target Audience
CompTIA CySA+ certification is aimed at IT professionals with (or seeking) job roles such as IT Security Analyst, Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst, Vulnerability Analyst, Cybersecurity Specialist, Threat Intelligence Analyst, and Security Engineer.
 

Course Prerequisites
Ideally, you should have successfully completed:
CompTIA Network+ Certification AND Security+ Certification courses or have equivalent knowledge before attending this training. 
 
Specifically, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:

  • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, switches, routers).

  • Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols, and troubleshooting tools.

  • Identify network attack strategies and defenses.

  • Know the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products.

  • Identify network- and host-based security technologies and practices.

  • Describe the standards and products used to enforce security on web and communications technologies.