The CompTIA CySA (Cybersecurity Analyst) certification prep course is designed to help prepare candidates to sit for the CySA+ exam, as well as reinforce concepts for work roles such as Systems Security Analyst, Threat Analyst, and Vulnerability Assessment Analysts.
Apply environmental reconnaissance techniques like OS fingerprinting, e-mail harvesting, and social media profiling using tools such as Nmap, Netstat, and Syslog
Analyze the results of network reconnaissance, and recommend or implement countermeasures
Secure a corporate environment by scanning for vulnerabilities
Respond to cyber incidents with a forensics toolkit, maintain the chain of custody, and analyze incident severity.
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.
The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (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.