The Performing CyberOps Using Cisco Security Technologies (CBRCOR) v1.0 course guides you through cybersecurity fundamentals and prepares you for the role of Information Security Analyst on a Security Operations Center team. You’ll learn to automate for security using cloud platforms and how to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios


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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
Describe the types of service coverage within a SOC and operational responsibilities associated with each.
Compare security operations considerations of cloud platforms.
Describe the general methodologies of SOC platforms development, management, and automation.
Explain asset segmentation, segregation, network segmentation, micro-segmentation, and approaches to each, as part of asset controls and protections.
Describe Zero Trust and associated approaches, as part of asset controls and protections.
Perform incident investigations using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and/or security orchestration and automation (SOAR) in the SOC.
Use different types of core security technology platforms for security monitoring, investigation, and response.
Describe the DevOps and SecDevOps processes.
Explain the common data formats, for example, JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), HTML, XML, CommaSeparated Values (CSV).
Describe API authentication mechanisms.
Analyze the approach and strategies of threat detection, during monitoring, investigation, and response.
Determine known Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and Indicators of Attack (IOAs).
Interpret the sequence of events during an attack based on analysis of traffic patterns.
Describe the different security tools and their limitations for network analysis (for example, packet capture tools, traffic analysis tools, network log analysis tools).
Analyze anomalous user and entity behavior (UEBA).
Perform proactive threat hunting following best practices.

  • Course Outline

  • Understanding Risk Management and SOC Operations
    Understanding Analytical Processes and Playbooks
    Investigating Packet Captures, Logs, and Traffic Analysis
    Investigating Endpoint and Appliance Logs
    Understanding Cloud Service Model Security Responsibilities
    Understanding Enterprise Environment Assets
    Threat Tuning
    Threat Researching and Threat Intelligence Practices
    Understanding APIs
    Understanding SOC Development and Deployment Models
    Performing Security Analytics and Reports in a SOC
    Malware Forensics Basics
    Threat Hunting Basics


Although there are no mandatory prerequisites, the course is particularly suited for job roles such as Cybersecurity engineer, Cybersecurity investigator, Incident manager, Incident responder, Network engineer, and SOC analysts currently functioning at entry level with 2+ years of experience.




Although there are no mandatory prerequisites, to fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge: Good grasp of the content covered in the CyberOps Associate level course (CBROPS). Familiarity with UNIX/Linux shells (bash, csh) and shell commands. Conceptual understanding of the topics covered in the CCNA® course. Basic understanding of scripting using one or more of Python, JavaScript, PHP or similar.


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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