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Cisco CyberOps: Analyzing the Network

by Joe Abraham

Cybersecurity concepts are fundamental pieces of knowledge necessary to have a career in the industry. This course will detail the network data that we can use for cyber operations and how to use it within your environment.

What you'll learn

There is a tremendous skill shortage in the cybersecurity sector of IT that is hindering operations at organizations. In this course, Cisco CyberOps: Analyzing the Network, you’ll learn the some of the concepts needed to start your journey into the SOC operations realm. First, you’ll learn about the event sources and the data that they provide. Then, you'll dive into inspecting various network data types and see what they provide, highlighting NetFlow and raw packet data. You’ll break down datagrams and identify the key elements of the raw data, as well as interpret protocol headers. Finally, you’ll take a look at alerts and events and how to interpret them. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll be one step closer to having a solid understanding of cybersecurity concepts and be able to continue learning how to identify problems and perform tasks in a SOC environment.

About the author

Joe Abraham, CCIE #62417, is a Cybersecurity Architect working in the public sector space, assisting customers develop and implement functional and secure network architectures. He graduated from Excelsior College with an M.S. in Cybersecurity and a B.S. in Information Technology (Network Management). He currently holds many IT certifications to include CCIE, CISSP, GSEC, and CCNP Security. Joe is a mentor to IT professionals and a blogger who spends his time either with his wife and three child... more

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