Security Analysis for CompTIA CySA+

As a cybersecurity analyst, you must be able to show the value of security intelligence and threat analysis. This course will teach you the foundational skills required as a CySA+ professional including threat hunting, data privacy, and risk mitigation.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 14, 2020
Duration
2h 35m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 14, 2020
Duration
2h 35m
Description

The security market is changing rapidly, in fact most enterprises believe that security management has become significantly more difficult. Why? Most companies are reactive instead of proactive when it comes to securing their networks, resources and data.

In this course, Security Analysis for CompTIA CySA+, you’ll learn the foundational skills required as a CySA+ professional. First, you’ll explore the importance of treating data and intelligence that every industry should consider. Next, you’ll discover how to evaluate the risk mitigation of any organization, including chain-supply assessment. Finally, you’ll learn how to proactively hunt for threats, understand your nemesis, and protect your data. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of a cybersecurity analyst needed to monitor and protect your organization.

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
Hey, everyone. My name is Dale Meredith, and I am so excited to welcome you to my course, Security Analysis for CompTIA CySA+. Now you might be asking yourself, who is this 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. In fact, I've been involved with training some of our men and women of our military in some of the CompTIA courses. I'd love to tell you about that, but you know the answer to that question. I can't. Now this course is our starting‑off point for your journey towards the CySA certification. As a cybersecurity analyst, you must be able to show the value of security intelligence and threat analysis. This course will teach you the fundamental skills required as a CySA professional, including threat hunting, data privacy, and risk mitigation. The security market is changing so fast these days. In fact, most enterprises believe that security management has become significantly more difficult. Why do they think that? Well, most companies are reactive instead of proactive when it comes to securing their networks, their resources, and obviously, their data. In this course, Security Analysis for CompTIA CySA+, you'll learn the foundational skills required as a CySA professional, and we're going to start off first by exploring the importance of threat data and intelligence that every industry should consider. Next, you'll discover how to evaluate the risk mitigation of any organization, including chain supply assessments. And finally, you'll learn how to proactively hunt for threats, understanding your nemesis and protecting your data. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of a cybersecurity analyst needed to monitor and protect your organization. From here, continue your learning by diving into other cybersecurity issues with courses on ethical hacking, PenTest+, even some of our specialized security content done by some of the industry's best well‑known cybersecurity folks. I hope you'll join me in learning and understanding the concepts of security analysis for CompTIA CySA+, here at Pluralsight.