This self-paced course covers network defense and incident response methods, tactics, and procedures that are in alignment with industry frameworks such as NIST 800-61r2, US-CERT's National Cyber Incident Response Plan, and Presidential Policy Directive on Cyber Incident Coordination. The course introduces tools, tactics, and procedures to manage cybersecurity risks, defend cybersecurity assets, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization's security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and remediate and report incidents as they occur. This course is designed to assist students in preparing for the CertNexus CyberSec First Responder (Exam CFR-410) certification examination. This course also meets all requirements for DoD directive 8570 and Cybersecurity Maturity Model.
* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
In this course, you will identify, assess, respond to, and protect against security threats and operate a system and network security analysis platform. You will:
Assess cybersecurity risks to the organization.
Analyze the threat landscape.
Analyze various reconnaissance threats to computing and network environments.
Analyze various attacks on computing and network environments.
Analyze various post-attack techniques.
Assess the organization's security posture through auditing, vulnerability management, and penetration testing.
Collect cybersecurity intelligence from various network-based and host-based sources.
Analyze log data to reveal evidence of threats and incidents.
Perform active asset and network analysis to detect incidents.
Respond to cybersecurity incidents using containment, mitigation, and recovery tactics.
Investigate cybersecurity incidents using forensic analysis techniques.