Overview

This intensive and practitioner-focused training is designed to help you gain the knowledge, skills, abilities, and confidence required to protect and defend organizational information systems against cyber adversaries.


Course description

A cyber defense analyst uses data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g. web application firewall (WAF), file integrity monitor (FIM), IDS, network firewalls, vulnerability scanner, etc.) and information systems to analyze events that occur within his/her environment for the purposes of thwarting cyber adversaries.


Prerequisite

Basic knowledge of how computers and the Internet work


Who can take this course?

  • Cyber Enthusiasts
  • IT Professionals
  • Students & Graduates
  • Cybersecurity Internship Seekers

This course includes

  • Self-paced; over 13 hours of on-demand video
  • Over 18 hours of lab exercises
  • Anytime access (from computer, tablet or mobile phone)
  • Labs and Project
  • End of Training Workshop

Key Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, learners will be able to

  • Master all learning objectives from the cyber defense associate course
  • Discuss cloud security and the shared responsibility matrix
  • Explain how a cloud access security solution works and recall the major vendors in this market space
  • Discuss the importance of a cloud security posture management solution
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key risk management terms and definitions
  • Align cyber risk management efforts with an enterprise risk management program
  • Discuss the risk assessment process
  • Describe the process of risk analysis and the expected outcome of the exercise
  • Demonstrate an understanding of risk appetite and risk tolerance
  • Recall key considerations related to the crafting of a risk assessment report
  • List and explain each of the four common risk response actions
  • Outline the importance of risk monitoring and demonstrate an understanding of the process
  • Recall elements of cyber security governance
  • List and discuss motivations for cyber defense
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of the functions of a cyber security steering committee
  • Explain the role of the compliance function in cyber defense
  • Demonstrate good understanding of the role of Internal Audit in cyber defense


Course Curriculum

  SECTION 1 - THE NICE FRAMEWORK AND CYBER SECURITY ESSENTIALS
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  SECTION 2 - CYBER THREATS, VULNERABILITIES AND ATTACKS
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  SECTION 3 – PROTECTIVE CYBER SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES
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  SECTION 4 - ELEMENTS OF A SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTER (SOC)
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  SECTION 5 – CYBER RISK MANAGEMENT, LAWS, AND GOVERNANCE
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  SECTION 6 - INCIDENT RESPONSE SCENARIOS
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  Wrap up
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Cyber Defense Lab


Our lab environment closely mirrors the real-world business environment where students get to play the role of a cyber security professional.

20 Unique Cyber Security Challenges!


Solve real world cyber security challenges by following structured incident response steps

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$549

Cyber Defense Analyst

Gain knowledge, skills, abilities, competence and confidence required to thrive!

This intensive and practitioner-focused training is designed to help you gain the knowledge, skills, abilities, and confidence required to protect and defend organizational information systems against cyber adversaries.

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₦258,000

Cyber Defense Analyst - Nigeria

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