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CompTIA CySA+ Training

The CompTIA CySA+ certification is one of Cybersecurity portfolio program conducted by IP Rulers, mainly targeted to those candidates who want to build their career in Cybersecurity domain.Get CySA certification from best trainers in the industry. This certification is a vendor-neutral credential program. The CompTIA CySA+ exam is an internationally targeted validation of intermediate-level security skills and knowledge. While there is no required prerequisite, the CompTIA CySA+ certification is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, “hands-on” focus on IT security analytics. The CompTIA CySA+ examination is designed for IT security analysts, vulnerability analysts, or threat intelligence analysts. IP Rulers helps aspirants to certify the program that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to an organization with the end goal of securing and protecting applications and systems within an organization.

Course Details

The CompTIA CySA+ exam is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to show compliance with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17024 Standard and, as such, undergoes regular reviews and updates to the exam objectives.

Required exam:  CompTIA CS0-002

Target Audience:

This course is designed for anyone seeking CompTIACySA+ certification.This course deliver knowledge and skills required to:

  • Leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Identify and address vulnerabilities
  • Suggest preventative measures
  • Effectively respond to and recover from incidents.

The job roles best suited to the material in this course are:

  • IT Security Professionals
  • Cyber Security Engineers
  • Penetration Tester
  • SystemAdministrator
  • Professionals in the IT and related technologies sector
  • IT students and graduates


  • Basic familiarity in any Operating System.

Course outline

Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA) CS0-002

1.1 Explain the importance of threat data and intelligence.
  • Intelligence sources
  • Confidence levels
  • Indicator management
  • Threat classification
  • Threat actors
  • Intelligence cycle
  • Commodity malware
  • Information sharing and analysis communities
1.2 Given a scenario, utilize threat intelligence to support organizational security.
  • Attack frameworks
  • Threat research
  • Threat modeling methodologies
  • Threat intelligence sharing with supported functions
1.3 Given a scenario, perform vulnerability management activities1. Vulnerability identification
  • Vulnerability identification
  • Validation
  • Remediation/mitigation
  • Scanning parameters and criteria
  • Inhibitors to remediation
1.4 Given a scenario, analyze the output from common vulnerability assessment tools
  • Web application scanner
  • Infrastructure vulnerability scanner
  • Software assessment tools and techniques
  • Enumeration
  • Wireless assessment tools
  • Cloud infrastructure assessment tools
Explain the threats and vulnerabilities associated with specialized technology
  • Mobile
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Embedded
  • Real-time operating system (RTOS)
  • System-on-Chip (SoC)
  • Field programmable gate array (FPGA)
  • Physical access control
  • Building automation systems
  • Vehicles and drones
  • Workflow and process automation systems
  • Industrial control system
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
1.5 Explain the threats and vulnerabilities associated with operating in the cloud
  • Cloud service models
  • Cloud deployment models
  • Function as a Service (FaaS)/serverless architecture
  • Infrastructure as code (IaC)
  • Insecure application programming interface (API)
  • Improper key management
  • Unprotected storage
  • Logging and monitoring
1.6 Given a scenario, implement controls to mitigate attacks and software vulnerabilities
  • Attack types
  • Vulnerabilities

2.1Given a scenario, apply security solutions for infrastructure management.
  • Cloud vs. on-premises
  • Asset management
  • Change management
  • Containerization
  • Segmentation
  • Network architecture
  • Virtualization
  • Identity and access management
  • Cloud access security broker (CASB)
  • Honeypot
  • Monitoring and logging
  • Encryption
  • Certificate management
  • Active defense
2.2 Explain software assurance best practices.
  • Platforms
  • Software development life cycle (SDLC) integration
  • DevSecOps
  • Software assessment methods
  • Secure coding best practices
  • Static analysis tools
  • Dynamic analysis tools
  • Formal methods for verification of critical software
  • Service-oriented architecture
2.3 Explain hardware assurance best practices
  • Hardware root of trust
  • eFuse
  • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
  • Trusted foundry
  • Secure processing
  • Anti-tamper
  • Self-encrypting drive
  • Trusted firmware updates
  • Measured boot and attestation
  • Bus encryption

3.1 Given a scenario, analyze data as part of security monitoring activities
  • Heuristics
  • Trend analysis
  • Endpoint
  • Network
  • Log review
  • Impact analysis
  • Security information and event management (SIEM) review
  • Query writing
  • E-mail analysis
3.2 Given a scenario, implement configuration changes to existing controls to improve security
  • Permissions
  • Whitelisting
  • Blacklisting
  • Firewall
  • Intrusion prevention system (IPS) rules
  • Data loss prevention (DLP)
  • Endpoint detection and response (EDR)
  • Network access control (NAC)
  • Sinkholing
  • Malware signatures
  • Sandboxing
  • Port security
3.3 Explain the importance of proactive threat hunting.
  • Workflow orchestration
  • Scripting
  • Application programming interface (API) integration
  • Automated malware signature creation
  • Data enrichment
  • Threat feed combination
  • Machine learning
  • Use of automation protocols and standards
  • Continuous integration
  • Continuous deployment/delivery

4.1 Explain the importance of the incident response process
  • Communication plan
  • Response coordination with relevant entities
  • Factors contributing to data criticality
4.2 Given a scenario, apply the appropriate incident response procedure
  • Preparation
  • Detection and analysis
  • Containment
  • Eradication and recovery
  • Post-incident activities
4.3 Given an incident, analyze potential indicators of compromise
  • Network-related
  • Host-related
  • Application-related
4.4 Given a scenario, utilize basic digital forensics techniques
  • Network
  • Endpoint
  • Mobile
  • Cloud
  • Virtualization
  • Legal hold
  • Procedures
  • Hashing
  • Carving
  • Data acquisition

5.1 Understand the importance of data privacy and protection
  • Privacy vs. security
  • Non-technical controls
  • Technical controls
5.2 Given a scenario, apply security concepts in support of organizational risk mitigation
  • Business impact analysis
  • Risk identification process
  • Risk calculation
  • Communication of risk factors
  • Risk prioritization
  • Systems assessment
  • Documented compensating controls
  • Training and exercises
  • Supply chain assessment
5.3 Explain the importance of frameworks, policies, procedures, and controls
  • Frameworks
  • Policies and procedures
  • Category
  • Control type
  • Audits and assessments

Trainer's Profile

IP Rulers is managed by an expert team of trainers with over ten years’ experience in the industry and in hands-on training.
All the trainers have multiple CCIEs in their respective areas of interest.
Individual trainers’ profiles can be provided upon request by email, along with demos and LinkedIn profiles.
Online and classroom demos are also available upon request.

Training Schedule

IP Rulers has a training schedule that can suit anyone, whether it be in groups or one-on-one, classroom-based, online or onsite corporate training, on weekdays or weekends. TheCompTIA Cyber Securitycourse has a duration of 40 hours. For more details, please consult the training coordinators in the institute.



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20 March 2023


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25 March 2023


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The CompTIA CySA+ certification exam includes threat management, cyber incident response, vulnerability, and security architecture and tool sets. There are a few recommended tools that you should familiarize yourself, prior to taking the exam, those primarily being Wireshark, Bro and/or Snort, at the very minimum.

Related Job Functions

Cyber Security Engineer
Penetration Tester
Security Consultant
SOC Engineer
VAPT Analyst
Information Security Engineer


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