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comptia cybersecurity analyst (cysa+) certification

Test Pass Academy has expert security instructors that have been doing CompTIA Certification training since it first came out. Our security instructors are well known in the industry not only as top level instructors with rave reviews, but also as top level security professionals who pass along real world examples to the class. Our experts have a vast understanding of security and a remarkable teaching ability making it easy to PASS the CompTIA CySA+ Exam on the 1st attempt. If you are looking to gain Security experience and pass the CySA+ exam at the same time, you found the right place. This 5 Day Bootcamp is geared for the Government, Military and Contractors seeking 8570 compliance.

5 Day Authorized CompTIA CySA+ Bootcamp: Train-Test-Pass!

What will I learn in the CompTIA CySA+ Bootcamp?

CompTIA CySA+ courses launched on February 15, 2017 to bridge the skills gap between CompTIA Security+ and the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) exam and creates a vendor-neutral certification.

CySA+ focuses on the candidates ability to not only proactively capture, monitor, and respond to network traffic findings, but also emphasizes 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 Center (SOC).

CySA+ will verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Detect and analyze indicators of malicious activity
  • Understand threat hunting and threat intelligence concepts
  • Use appropriate tools and methods to manage, prioritize, and respond to attacks and vulnerabilities
  • Perform incident response processes
  • Understand reporting and communication concepts related to vulnerability management and incident response activities

CompTIA CySA+ Class Details:

  • The Top CySA+ Training in the Industry
  • CompTIA Authorized CySA+ Training Session
  • Instruction by a High-Level Certified Security Expert
  • CompTIA Official Security+ Courseware
  • CompTIA Official Hands-on Labs
  • CySA+ Practice Questions
  • Snacks and Beverages Provide Daily
  • CompTIA CySA+ CS0-003 Exam Voucher
  • Exam can be taken Online or In-Person
  • Free Exam Re-Take
  • Online Class Hours: 8:30 - 5:30

Upon completion of the CompTIA CySA+ Course, you will demonstrate competence and learn to master:

  1. Explain the importance of system and network architecture concepts in security operations
  2. Given a scenario, analyze indicators of potentially malicious activity.
  3. Given a scenario, use appropriate tools or techniques to determine malicious activity.
  4. Compare and contrast threat-intelligence and threat-hunting concepts.
  5. Explain the importance of efficiency and process improvement in security operations.
  6. Given a scenario, implement vulnerability scanning methods and concepts.
  7. Given a scenario, analyze output from vulnerability assessment tools.
  8. Given a scenario, analyze data to prioritize vulnerabilities.
  9. Given a scenario, recommend controls to mitigate attacks and software vulnerabilities.
  10. Explain concepts related to vulnerability response, handling, and management.
  11. Explain concepts related to attack methodology frameworks.
  12. Given a scenario, perform incident response activities.
  13. Explain the preparation and post-incident activity phases of the incident management life cycle.
  14. Explain the importance of vulnerability management reporting and communication.
  15. Explain the importance of incident response reporting and communication.

CompTIA CySA+ Course Outline:

Note: As this is an emerging technology course, the outline will be updated as needed

CompTIA CySA+ CS0-003 Hands-on Labs:

  1. Exploring the Lab Environment
  2. Configuring Controls
  3. Reviewing IoC and Threat Intelligence Sources
  4. Performing Threat Hunting
  5. Configuring Centralized Logging
  6. Performing System Hardening
  7. Assess Time Synch Errors
  8. Configuring Automation
  9. Performing Asset Discovery
  10. Performing Vulnerability Scanning
  11. Performing Passive Scanning
  12. Establishing Context Awareness
  13. Analyzing Vulnerability Reports
  14. Detecting Legacy Systems
  15. Performing Post-Incident Forensic Analysis
  16. Performing IoC Detection and Analysis
  17. Performing Playbook Incident Response
  18. Collecting Forensic Evidence
  19. Performing Root Cause Analysis
  20. Using Network Sniffers
  21. Researching DNS and IP Reputation
  22. Using File Analysis Techniques
  23. Analyzing Potentially Malicious Files
  24. Using Nontraditional Vulnerability Scanning Tools
  25. Performing Web Vulnerability Scanning
  26. Exploiting Weak Cryptography
  27. Performing and Detecting Directory Traversal and Command Injection
  28. Performing and Detecting Privilege Escalation
  29. Performing and Detecting XSS
  30. Performing and Detecting LFI/RFI
  31. Performing and Detecting SQLi
  32. Performing and Detecting CSRF
  33. Detecting and Exploiting Security Misconfiguration
DoD 8570.01 Mandate: CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification is approved for 5 DoD 8570.01 job categories: Information Assurance Technician Level II and Cyber Security Service Provider: CSSP Analyst, CSSP Infrastructure Support, CSSP Incident Responder, CSSP Auditor.

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst CS0-003 (CySA+) Schedule:

CompTIA CySA+ CertificationJune 3 - 7, 2024Live Online$2,595REGISTERQUOTE
CompTIA CySA+ CertificationJuly 8 - 12, 2024Columbia, MD$2,595REGISTERQUOTE
CompTIA CySA+ CertificationJuly 22 - 26, 2024Live Online$2,595REGISTERQUOTE
CompTIA CySA+ CertificationAugust 5 - 9, 2024San Diego, CA$2,595REGISTERQUOTE
CompTIA CySA+ CertificationAugust 19 - 23, 2024Live Online$2,595REGISTERQUOTE

CompTIA CySA+ Requirements & Prerequisites:

CompTIA recommends CySA+ certification candidates to have the following requirements prior to attending the CySA+ Bootcamp:

CompTIA CySA+ Exam Details:

  • Required Exam: CS0-003
  • Number of Questions: Maximum of 85
  • Types of Questions: Multiple-Choice and Performance-Based
  • Length of Test: 165 Minutes

What is the 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 through continuous security monitoring. CySA+ is the only intermediate high-stakes cybersecurity analyst certification with performance-based questions that cover core security analyst skills while emphasizing software and application security, automation, threat hunting, and IT regulatory compliance.

The CompTIA CySA+ examination is designed for IT security analysts, vulnerability analysts or threat intelligence analysts. The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to detect and analyze indicators of malicious activity, understand threat intelligence and threat management, respond to attacks and vulnerabilities, perform incident response, and report and communicate related activity.

Four Domains of the CySA+:

  1. Security Operations 33%
  2. Vulnerability Management 30%
  3. Incident Response and Management 20%
  4. Reporting and Communication 17%

Certifications Earned During This Bootcamp: CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst CS0-003 (CySA+)

Updated: April 22, 2024.

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Your Instructor Has Vast Experience in the Field

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Booz Allen Hamilton

Experience and High Energy Teaching Style

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Instructor for the Course Was Outstanding

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DoD Contractor

I Learned a lot and Passed the Test

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