The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification is a valuable credential for IT professionals who specialize in incident detection, prevention, and response through continuous security monitoring. Here are the key details you need to know:

Certification Overview:
Exam Codes: CS0-002 and CS0-003
Description: CySA+ applies behavioral analytics to networks and devices, enabling professionals to prevent, detect, and combat cybersecurity threats.
Exam Format:
Up to 90 questions
Multiple-choice and performance-based questions
Duration: 90 minutes
Passing Score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience:
CompTIA A+ certified or equivalent knowledge
At least two years of hands-on experience in a security analyst role
Languages: English (at launch), Japanese (at a later date).
Core Skills Covered:
Security Operations:
Improve processes in security operations
Differentiate between threat intelligence and threat hunting concepts
Identify and analyze malicious activity using appropriate tools (e.g., threat intelligence, SIEM, EDR, XDR)
Vulnerability Management:
Implement and analyze vulnerability assessments
Prioritize vulnerabilities and recommend mitigation strategies
Incident Response and Management:
Apply updated concepts of attack methodology frameworks
Perform incident response activities
Understand the incident management lifecycle
Reporting and Communication:
Apply communication best practices in vulnerability management and incident response.
Jobs You Can Pursue with CySA+:
Incident Response Analyst
Security Architect
Cybersecurity Engineer
Threat Hunter
Cybersecurity Analyst
Vulnerability Analyst
Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst
Application Security Analyst
Threat Intelligence Analyst.
Unlock Your Potential:
CySA+ equips you with the confidence to lead incident detection, prevention, and response.
Stand out in the field by demonstrating competency in current trends, including cloud and hybrid environments.
Proactively monitor and detect malicious activity using up-to-date methods and tools.
Highlight your knowledge of incident response and vulnerability management processes.
Make a difference in cybersecurity and become a valuable team member.
Certification: CySA+
Training Center: ICS
Course Hours: 60
Product: CompTIA
Job Role: Security Engineer
Certification Exam: CS0-003
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Last Updated: 8 May 2024
Course Price: $2,999.99
Course Price with Credit Card: $3,119.99
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