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Cisco CyberOps Associate
The CyberOps Associate course provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed for a Security Analyst working with a Security Operations Center team. It teaches core security skills needed for monitoring, detecting, investigating, analyzing, and responding to security events, thus protecting systems and organizations from cybersecurity risks, threats, and vulnerabilities. It includes an optional skills challenge to practice cybersecurity operations knowledge in a fun and engaging environment.
The course is appropriate for students at many education levels and by the end of the course, students will be prepared to:
• Understand cybersecurity operations network principles, roles, and responsibilities as well as the related technologies, tools, regulations, and frameworks available.
• Apply knowledge and skills to monitor, detect, investigate, analyze, and respond to security incidents.
• Apply for entry-level jobs as Associate Security Analyst and Incident Responder.
CyberOps Associate is a hands-on, career-oriented course with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop specialized skills to successfully handle the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of an associate-level Security Analyst working in a Security Operations Center (SOC).
What Skills Will You Learn?
• Deepen knowledge in how best to detect and respond to security incidents.
• Gain job-ready, practical skills in cybersecurity operations.
• Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
Module 1: The Danger
Module 2: Fighters in the War Against Cybercrime
Module 3: The Windows Operating System
Module 4: Linux Overview
Module 5: Network Protocols
Module 6: Ethernet and Internet Protocol (IP)
Module 7: Connectivity Verification
Module 8: Address Resolution Protocol
Module 9: The Transport Layer
Module 10: Network Services
Module 11: Network Communication Devices
Module 12: Network Security Infrastructure
Module 13: Attackers and Their Tools
Module 14: Common Threats and Attacks
Module 15: Network Monitoring and Tools
Module 16: Attacking the Foundation
Module 17: Attacking What We Do
Module 18: Understanding Defense
Module 19: Access Control
Module 20: Threat Intelligence
Module 21: Cryptography
Module 22: Endpoint Security
Module 23: Cryptography
Module 24: Technologies and Protocols
Module 25: Network Security Data
Module 26: Evaluating Alerts
Module 27: Working with Network Security Data
Module 28: Digital Forensics and Incident Analysis and Response
COURSE LENGTH OPTIONS:
8 WEEKS – MON & WED – 6-9PM
16 WEEKS – SAT – 1PM-4PM
COURSE DELIVERY OPTIONS:
VIRTUAL & LIVE
No formal prerequisites
Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate
Included with course
1450 Mercantile Lane, Suite 157
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774