Cloud and Automation for CompTIA CySA+

This course will teach you the skills you need as a cybersecurity analyst to identify the threats and vulnerabilities associated with operating in the cloud.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 11, 2020
Duration
56m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 11, 2020
Duration
56m
Description

Operating with the cloud has created new vectors of attacks for hackers to leverage against you. In this course, Cloud and Automation for CompTIA CySA+, you’ll learn to identify the threats and vulnerabilities associated with operating in the cloud, and using automation to help you against attackers. First, you’ll explore the benefits of using automation within your environment to help better control your security profile. Next, you’ll discover which aspects of connecting to the cloud you should be looking out for that could compromise your infrastructure. Finally, you’ll learn how different techniques can be used to protect your resources and the connectivity to your cloud service provider. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of a cybersecurity analyst needed to identify the threats and vulnerabilities associated with operating in the cloud, and using automation to help you in your battle against attackers.

About the author
About the author

Dale Meredith has been a Certified Ethical Hacker/Instructor EC-Council for the past 15 years, and Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 20 years. Dale also has an additional 7 years of senior IT management experience and worked as a CTO for a popular ISP provider. Dale's expertise is in explaining difficult concepts and ensuring his students have an actionable knowledge of the course material.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone, my name is Dale Meredith, and I'm really, really excited to welcome you to my course, Cloud and Automation for CompTIA CySA+. Now, you may be asking yourself, eh, who is the Dale guy? Well, I've been a Microsoft trainer since 1998 and a certified ethical hacker since the early 2000s, as well as a certified EC‑Council trainer. I've taught to audiences around the world, to universities, Inc. 500 companies, and even several US government agencies, including some of the men and women of our military in the CompTIA courses. Now, this course is the sixth course in our journey towards the CySA certification. Now, in this course, Cloud and Automation for CompTIA CySA+, you will learn the skills you need as a cybersecurity analyst to identify the threats and vulnerabilities associated with operating in the cloud. First, you'll explore about the benefits of using automation within your environment to help you better control your security profile, as well as make your life a little easier. Next, you'll discover what aspects of connecting to the cloud you should be on the lookout for that could compromise your infrastructure. Finally, you'll learn how to use different techniques and tools that you can use to protect your resources and connectivity to your cloud provider. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of a cybersecurity analyst that's needed to identify the threats and vulnerabilities associated with operating in the cloud and using automation to help your battle against the attackers. From here, you can continue to dive into other cybersecurity issues within this series, as well as jumping into our ethical hacking series and PenTest+ courses. And you know what? There's some fantastic specialized security content done by some of the best‑known industry experts here at Pluralsight. So I hope you'll join me in learning and understanding the concepts of Cloud and Automation for CompTIA CySA+, here at Pluralsight.