• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

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-310) certification examination. What you learn and practice in this course can be a significant part of your preparation.

Learning Objectives

In this course, you will understand, assess and respond to security threats and operate a system and network security analysis platform. You will:

  • Compare and contrast various threats and classify threat profile
  • Explain the purpose and use of attack tools and technique Explain the purpose and use of post exploitation tools and tactic
  • Explain the purpose and use of social engineering tactic Given a scenario, perform ongoing threat landscape research and use data to prepare for incident
  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of various data source
  • Given a scenario, use appropriate tools to analyze log
  • Given a scenario, use regular expressions to parse log files and locate meaningful data
  • Given a scenario, use Windows tools to analyze incidents
  • Given a scenario, use Linux-based tools to analyze incidents
  • Summarize methods and tools used for malware analysis
  • Given a scenario, analyze common indicators of potential compromise
  • Explain the importance of best practices in preparation for incident response
  • Given a scenario, execute incident response process
  • Explain the importance of concepts that are unique to forensic analysis
  • Explain general mitigation methods and devices

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