CyberSec First Responder (Exam CFR-210) with CompTIA® Cybersecurity Analyst+ (Exam CS0-001)
CLASS DATE(s):
7/20/2020 - 7/24/2020
10/5/2020 - 10/9/2020

COURSE LENGTH: 5 Days

COURSE COST: $2495.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This course covers the duties of those who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing a proper response to such incidents. Depending on the size of the organization, this individual may act alone or may be a member of a cybersecurity incident response team (CSIRT). The course introduces tools and tactics to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization's security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and handle incidents as they occur. Ultimately, the course promotes a comprehensive approach to security aimed toward those on the front lines of defense.

This course is designed to assist students in preparing for the CyberSec First Responder (Exam CFR-210) certification examination. Students can also use this course to prepare for the CompTIA® Cybersecurity Analyst+ (Exam CS0-001) certification examination.

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

This course is designed primarily for cybersecurity practitioners who perform job functions related to protecting information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. This course focuses on the knowledge, ability, and skills necessary to provide for the defense of those information systems in a cybersecurity context, including protection, detection, analysis, investigation, and response processes. In addition, the course ensures that all members of an IT team—everyone from help desk staff to the Chief Information Officer—understand their role in these security processes.

  • At least 2 years (recommended) of experience in computer network security technology or a related field.
  • The ability to recognize information security vulnerabilities & threats in the context of risk management.
  • Foundation-level operational skills with some of the common operating systems for computing environments.
  • Basic concepts & operational framework of common assurance safeguards in computing environments. Safeguards include basic authentication & authorization, resource permissions & anti-malware mechanisms.
  • Foundation-level understanding of concepts for network environments, such as routing & switching.
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP networking protocols, including, but not limited to, TCP, IP, UDP, DNS, HTTP, ARP, ICMP, and DHCP as well as concepts and operational framework of common assurance safeguards in network environments. Safeguards include, but are not limited to, firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, & VPNs.

  

*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Please refer to your Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244). Course is subject to minimum enrollment. Course may run as a virtual instructor led class if minimum enrollment is not met.

COURSE TOPICS:


Assessing Information Security Risk
Identify the Importance of Risk Management
Assess Risk
Mitigate Risk
Integrate Documentation into Risk Management

Analyzing the Threat Landscape
Classify Threats and Threat Profiles
Perform Ongoing Threat Research

Analyzing Reconnaissance Threats to Computing and Network Environments
Implement Threat Modeling
Assess the Impact of Reconnaissance Incidents
Assess the Impact of Social Engineering

Analyzing Attacks on Computing and Network Environments
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
Assess the Impact of Threats to Cloud Security

Analyzing Post-Attack Techniques
Assess Command and Control Techniques
Assess Persistence Techniques
Assess Lateral Movement and Pivoting Techniques
Assess Data Exfiltration Techniques
Assess Anti-Forensics Techniques

Managing Vulnerabilities in the OrganizationImplement a Vulnerability Management Plan
Assess Common Vulnerabilities
Conduct Vulnerability Scans

Implementing Penetration Testing to Evaluate Security
Conduct Penetration Tests on Network Assets
Follow Up on Penetration Testing

Collecting Cybersecurity Intelligence
Deploy a Security Intelligence Collection and Analysis Platform
Collect Data from Network-Based Intelligence Sources
Collect Data from Host-Based Intelligence Sources

Analyzing Log Data
Use Common Tools to Analyze Logs
Use SIEM Tools for Analysis
Parse Log Files with Regular Expressions

Performing Active Asset and Network Analysis
Analyze Incidents with Windows-Based Tools
Analyze Incidents with Linux-Based Tools
Analyze Malware
Analyze Indicators of Compromise

Responding to Cybersecurity Incidents
Deploy an Incident Handling and Response Architecture
Mitigate Incidents
Prepare for Forensic Investigation as a CSIRT

Investigating Cybersecurity Incidents
Apply a Forensic Investigation Plan
Securely Collect and Analyze Electronic Evidence
Follow Up on the Results of an Investigation

Addressing Security Architecture Issues
Remediate Identity and Access Management Issues
Implement Security During the SDLC