Cisco CyberOps: Security Monitoring

by Joe Abraham

Cybersecurity concepts are fundamental pieces of knowledge necessary to have a career in the industry. This course will detail many aspects of cyber attacks, security monitoring and data visibility, and evasion techniques.

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: Security Monitoring, you’ll learn some of the foundational concepts needed to start your journey into the SOC operations realm.

First, you’ll explore attacks and how they can be used to infiltrate the assets.
Next, you’ll learn about security monitoring and visibility, and how you can use the various data types to monitor your environment. You’ll understand how evasion and obfuscation techniques impact visibility.
Finally, you’ll discover certificates and how they impact the security of the environment.

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.

Course FAQ

Who is this course for?

This course is great for folks new to cybersecurity concepts and operations as well as people on the Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate (CBROPS 200-201) Path.

What will I learn in this course?

First explore attacks and how they can be used to infiltrate, then learn about security monitoring and visibility, and discover certificates and how they impact the security of the environment.

What prerequisites do I need?

Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with basic IT terminology and have a desire to learn more about cybersecurity.

What software (and/or version) is required?

In this course, you'll be using a combination of Linux and Windows virtual machines, Splunk, Sysmon, Security Onion, and many other tools.

About the author

Joe Abraham, CCIE #62417, is a Network Security Consultant 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. He is also a member of the GIAC Advisory Board. Joe is a mentor to IT professionals and a blogger who ... more

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