The CompTIA CySA+ certification proves that the candidate has the ability required for identifying and combating malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs), resulting in enhanced threat visibility across a broad attack surface. The CompTIA CySA+ CS0-002 exam enhances the intelligence and threat detection techniques required in the market along with analyzing and interpreting data and identifying and addressing vulnerabilities.

Key Topics

  • Introduction
  • The Importance of Threat Data and Intelligence
  • Utilizing Threat Intelligence to Support Organizational Security
  • Vulnerability Management Activities
  • Analyzing Assessment Output
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities Associated with Specialized Technology
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities Associated with Operating in the Cloud
  • Implementing Controls to Mitigate Attacks and Software Vulnerabilities
  • Security Solutions for Infrastructure Management
  • Software Assurance Best Practices
  • Hardware Assurance Best Practices
  • Analyzing Data as Part of Security Monitoring Activities
  • Implementing Configuration Changes to Existing Controls to Improve Security
  • The Importance of Proactive Threat Hunting
  • Automation Concepts and Technologies
  • The Incident Response Process
  • Applying the Appropriate Incident Response Procedure
  • Analyzing Potential Indicators of Compromise
  • Utilizing Basic Digital Forensics Techniques
  • The Importance of Data Privacy and Protection
  • Applying Security Concepts in Support of Organizational Risk Mitigation
  • The Importance of Frameworks, Policies, Procedures, and Controls

Belhaven University PLA Credits Assessed: 3

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