CompTIA CySA+ (CS0-002)

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is a performance-based cybersecurity analytics qualification. With proven expertise in security analysis, intrusion detection, and response, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certified candidates are in extremely high demand for companies dealing with the latest technology, threats, and expectations of the Digital Age. Practitioners can also identify and combat malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs), enhancing threat visibility across different network types.

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Threat and Vulnerability Management – 22%

Learning Objectives

The importance of threat data and intelligence
How to utilize threat intelligence to support organizational security
How to perform vulnerability management activities
Analyze the output from common vulnerability assessment tools
Explain the threats and vulnerabilities associated with specialized technology
Explain the threats and vulnerabilities associated with operating in the cloud
How to implement controls to mitigate attacks and software vulnerabilities

Software and Systems Security – 18%

Learning Objectives

Apply security solutions for infrastructure management
Explain software assurance best practices
Explain hardware assurance best practices

Security Operations and Monitoring – 25%

Learning Objectives

Analyze data as part of security monitoring activities
How to implement configuration changes to existing controls to improve security
Explain the importance of proactive threat hunting
Compare and contrast automation concepts and technologies

Incident Response – 22%

Learning Objectives

Explain the importance of the incident response process
Apply the appropriate incident response procedure
How to analyze potential indicators of compromise
How to utilize basic digital forensics techniques

Compliance and Assessment – 13%

Learning Objectives

Understand the importance of data privacy and protection
How to apply security concepts in support of organizational risk mitigation
Explain the importance of frameworks, policies, procedures, and controls

To earn the CompTIA CySA+ qualification, candidates must pass the certification exam. Passing the CySA+ CS0-002 exam verifies a candidate has the knowledge and skills needed to utilize intelligence and threat detection techniques, identify and address vulnerabilities, analyze and interpret data, respond to and recover from incidents, and suggest viable preventative measures.

To help students with their CompTIA CySA+ training costs, this course also comes with a free certification exam voucher.

CompTIA CS0-002 exam:

  • Exam Code: CS0-002

  • Maximum 85 questions

  • Multiple choice and performance-based

  • 165 minutes

  • Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)

  • Recommended experience for CS0-002: Security+, Network+, or equivalent training. A minimum of four years of hands-on experience in information security or related fields

What is CompTIA?

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a non-profit trade association. It issues professional certifications for the IT sector, upskilling candidates to tackle the most pressing priorities and skill shortages facing IT-powered organizations.

With its focus on practical skills and commitment to regularly updating its certification courses in line with industry developments, CompTIA is considered one of the best trade associations in the IT industry.

What is CompTIA’s relationship with Good e-Learning?

Good e-Learning is an award-winning training provider with world-class courses across multiple corporate disciplines and frameworks, including ITIL 4, DevOps, RESILIA Cyber Resilience, TOGAF, and more. The company is also a fully accredited training provider for CompTIA.

What is CompTIA CySA+?

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is a qualification focused on applying behavioral analytics to devices and networks in order to prevent, detect, and tackle cybersecurity threats. It emphasizes the importance of continuous security monitoring, and practitioners make ideal candidates for high-level cybersecurity roles.

What kind of organization is CompTIA CySA+ suited for?

Taking a high-level and hands-on approach to cybersecurity, CompTIA CySA+ training can be extremely beneficial for any IT and digital-powered organization. Cybersecurity threats are becoming increasingly prevalent, not only endangering corporate functions and services but also creating potential PR disasters in the event of a breach.

Several world-class organizations contributed to the development of CySA+, including: U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, U.S. Navy, Target, RICOH USA, Northrop Grumman, Washington State Patrol, Linux Professional Institute, Boulder Community Health, Western Governors University, and BlacKnight Cyber Security International.

What professions is CompTIA CySA+ suited for?

CompTIA CySA+ is suitable for a variety of professions working in cybersecurity roles. It is recommended that candidates have earned the Security+ or Network+ qualifications (or undertaken equivalent training). They are also advised to have a minimum of three to four years of hands-on experience in information security or related fields.

Relevant professions include: Security analyst , Threat intelligence analyst, Security engineer, Application security analyst, Incident response or handler, Compliance analyst, Threat hunter.

What does the CompTIA certification path look like?

The CompTIA certification path provides several foundational modules for IT professionals, as well as intermediate options focused on Infrastructure, Cyber Security, and Professional Skills.

The certification path is fully aligned with several defined IT career pathways, and candidates are advised to consider their experience and existing qualifications before selecting a module.

How much is CompTIA CySA+ certification worth?

According to CompTIA, studying cybersecurity “offers countless paths to fulfilling jobs and rewarding pay…”. Not only can passing the CySA+ exam help candidates stand out to employers, but the global recognition afforded by qualification can help them access a range of new opportunities.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs categorized under ‘information security analysts’ are expected to grow by over 28% by 2026. In 2017, the median pay within this category was $95,510.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • IT Security Analyst

  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst

  • Vulnerability Analyst

  • Cybersecurity Specialist

  • Threat Intelligence Analyst

  • Security Engineer

What will you learn by taking this course?

  • How to leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques

  • How to analyze and interpret data as part of continuous security monitoring activities

  • How to improve security by implementing configuration changes to existing controls

  • How to proactively identify and address security vulnerabilities and threats, including vulnerability management activities

  • How to suggest and implement preventative measures for an organization

  • How to respond to and recover from incidents to minimize the impact and costs. The module also looks at how to analyze potential indicators of compromise and utilize digital forensics techniques

  • How to apply security solutions for infrastructure management and explain best practices for hardware and software assurance

  • How to support organizational risk mitigation by applying security concepts and enhancing staff understanding of frameworks, procedures, policies, and controls

Why should you take this course?

  • The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) exam has performance-based questions covering intrusion detection, security analytics, and responses. Passing the exam will instantly validate a candidate’s knowledge and abilities in these areas

  • The CySA+ certification syllabus is regularly updated to cover the latest and most persistent threats in cybersecurity

  • Several leading organizations contributed to the development of the CySA+ exam, including the U.S. Navy, Target, Washington State Patrol, Linux Professional Institute, and BlacKnight Cyber Security International

  • CompTIA has set a global standard for computing networking, support, cloud, mobility, security, and open-source development for over 20 years. Its certification syllabuses are also updated regularly to meet new requirements and challenges

  • This CompTIA CySA+ course comes with a variety of CompTIA online training assets, including instructor guides, videos, lab work, study guides, tools, and assessments

  • Good e-Learning is an award-winning online training provider with a diverse portfolio of accredited e-learning certification courses

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  • Course duration: 25+ hours

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