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COMPTIA CYSA+

CompTIA CySA+
Course Code LSBE/PRO/CSA+
Duration 1 week
Level Professional Certification
Pedagogy Blended | Online
CompTIA CySA+
CertMaster Practice is an adaptive online companion tool that assesses your knowledge and exam readiness. CertMaster Practice for CySA+ confirms strong areas and fills knowledge gaps in weak areas, helping you feel more prepared and confident when you go into your CySA+ certification exam.
OVERVIEW
  • CompTIA CySA + is the only intermediate high-stakes cybersecurity analyst certification with both hands-on, performance-based questions and multiple-choice questions.
  • CySA+ focuses on the candidates ability to not only proactively capture, monitor, and respond to network traffic findings, but also emphasises software and application security, automation, threat hunting, and IT regulatory compliance, which affects the daily work of security analysts.
  • CySA + covers the most up-to-date core security analyst skills and upcoming job skills used by threat intelligence analysts, application security analysts, compliance analysts, incident responders/handlers, and threat hunters, bringing new techniques for combating threats inside and outside of the Security Operations Centre (SOC).
Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Cybersecurity Roles and Responsibilities
  • Frameworks and Security Controls
  • Risk Evaluation
  • Penetration Testing Processes
Reconnaissance Techniques
  • The Kill Chain
  • Open Source Intelligence
  • Topology Discovery
  • Service Discovery
  • OS Fingerprinting
Security Appliances
  • Configuring Firewalls
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Configuring IDS
  • Malware Threats
  • Configuring Anti-Virus Software
  • Sysinternals
  • Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit
Logging and Analysis
  • Packet Capture
  • Packet Capture and Monitoring Tools
  • Log Review and SIEM
  • SIEM Data Outputs
  • SIEM Data Analysis
  • Point-in-time Data Analysis
Vulnerability Management
  • Vulnerability Management Requirements
  • Asset Inventory
  • Data Classification
  • Vulnerability Management Processes
  • Vulnerability Scanners
  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser
  • Data Classification
  • Vulnerability Feeds and SCAP
  • Configuring Vulnerability Scans
  • Vulnerability Scanning Criteria
  • Exploit Frameworks
Remediating Vulnerabilities
  • Analysing Vulnerability Scans
  • Remediation and Change Control
  • Remediating Host Vulnerabilities
  • Remediating Network Vulnerabilities
  • Remediating Virtual Infrastructure Vulnerabilities
Secure Software Development
  • Software Development Life Cycle
  • Software Vulnerabilities
  • Software Security Testing
  • Interception Proxies
  • Web Application Firewalls
  • Source Authenticity
  • Reverse Engineering
Incident Response
  • Incident Response Processes
  • Threat Classifications
  • Incident Severity and Prioritisation
  • Types of Data
Forensics Tools
  • Digital Forensics Investigations
  • Documentation and Forms
  • Digital Forensics Crime Scenes
  • Digital Forensics Kits
  • Image Acquisitions
  • Password Cracking
  • Analysis Utilities
Incident Analysis and Recovery
  • Analysis and Recovery Frameworks
  • Analysing Network Symptoms
  • Analysing Host Symptoms
  • Analysing Data Exfiltration
  • Analysing Application Symptoms
  • Using Sysinternals
  • Containment, Eradication, and Validation Techniques
  • Corrective Actions
Secure Network Design
  • Network Segmentation
  • Blackholes, Sinkholes, and Honeypots
  • System Hardening
  • Group Policies and MAC
  • Endpoint Security
Managing Identities and Access
  • Network Access Control
  • Identity Management
  • Identity Security Issues
  • Identity Repositories
  • Context-based Authentication
  • Single Sign-On and Federation
  • Exploiting Identities
  • Exploiting Web Browsers and Applications
Security Frameworks and Policies
  • Frameworks and Compliance
  • Reviewing Security Architecture
  • Procedures and Compensating Controls
  • Verifications and Quality Control
  • Security Policies and Procedures
  • Personnel Policies and Training
Why choose the CompTIA CySA+
If you’re looking to demonstrate your skills in preventing and detecting cyber security threats using behavioural analytics and data analysis, then the Cyber Security Analyst+ certification is for you. You’ll learn how to manage network architecture and identify any threats that could harm a network and business. You’ll also become a specialist in threat mitigation and will learn to reduce vulnerabilities.
Included in your modules
  • Threat intelligence
  • Business continuity
  • Attack types
  • Malware Threats
  • Encryption & hashing
  • Hardware & security
  • Cloud computing
  • Threat monitoring
  • User account security
  • Network infrastructure security
  • Software development security
  • Data privacy
  • Digital forensics
  • Network scanning & traffic analysis
  • IT security risk mitigation
  • Intrusion detection & traffic analysis
  • User account security
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  • 12 months unlimited access
  • Expert mentors
  • Global community of peers
  • Test prep
  • Hands on interactive Practice Labs
  • Award winning training used globally by leading corporate clients
  • Test prep
Average salary after completing
£57k You can earn an average of £57,450.00 a year
Entry Requirements Applicant must possess the following for entry into CompTIA Server+
  • Choose Your IT Certification
  • Get Familiar With Your IT Certification Exam
  • Begin Learning and Training for Your Exam
  • Register and Take Your Certification Exam
Applicants will also be required to complete the following: 
  1. Provide a CV and Personal Statement 
  2. Provide a copy of original qualification certificates and proof of ID, e.g. Passport 
  3. Applicants will also be invited to attend an online interview 

English Language Requirements 
If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country then s/he must provide evidence of English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 5.5. We also accept other standard English tests and qualifications, as long as they meet the minimum requirements of your course. If a learner doesn't meet the English language requirements then s/he can achieve the required level by successfully completing a pre-sessional English course before starting the main course. 

To complete the course, students should have access to: 
  1.  a laptop or Desktop PC with relevant online learning third-party Softwares, e.g. Zoom 
  2.  a webcam and headphones 
  3.  internet speeds with a minimum bandwidth of 600kbps (up/down), with a recommended speed of 1.5 Mbps (up/down)
What is CompTIA CySA+ Certification?
CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is an IT workforce certification that applies behavioral analytics to networks and devices to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats.

How long does IT take to get CompTIA CySA+?
For example, some classroom training teaches all CompTIA CySA+ material in a matter of one week

What is the pattern of the examination?
1. Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions per exam
2. Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based
3. Length of Test: 90 Minutes per exam
4. Passing Score: 220-1001: 675 (on a scale of 900) | 220-1002: 700 (on a scale of 900)
5. Recommended Experience: 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field
What kind of job I can do?
There are a wide range of roles you can undertake which may require a CompTIA qualification. There are roles for all levels of experience and qualifications. Typical job roles include:
  • Technical support specialist
  • Field service technician
  • IT support technician
  • IT support administrator
  • IT support specialist

What to do after CompTIA?
If you have just taken any of the CompTIA courses then you can now use this knowledge in your responsibilities in your current role or use the qualification to bolster your CV when looking for a new job.