Become a Cyber First Responder – Monitor, Detect, Prevent and Document Cyber Incidents.

The Certified SOC Analyst (CSA) program is the first step to joining a security operations center (SOC). It is engineered for current and aspiring Tier I and Tier II SOC analysts to achieve proficiency in performing entry-level and intermediate level operations.

CSA certification is a training and credentialing program that helps the candidate acquire trending and in demand cybersecurity skills through instruction by some of the most experienced trainers in the industry. The program focuses on creating new career opportunities through extensive, meticulous knowledge with enhanced level capabilities for dynamically contributing to a SOC team. Being an intense 3-day program, it thoroughly covers the fundamentals of SOC operations, before relaying the knowledge of log management and correlation, SIEM deployment, advanced incident detection, and incident response. Additionally, the candidate will learn to manage various SOC processes and collaborate with CSIRT at the time of need.

As the security landscape is expanding, a SOC team offers high-quality IT-security services to detect potential cyber threats and attacks actively and quickly respond to security incidents. Organizations need skilled SOC Analyst who can serve as the front-line defenders, warning other professionals of emerging and present cyber threats.

The lab-intensive SOC analyst certification program emphasizes the holistic approach to deliver elementary as well as advanced knowledge of how to identity and validate intrusion attempts. Through this, the candidate will learn to use SIEM solutions and predictive capabilities using threat intelligence. The program also introduces the practical aspect of SIEM using advanced and the most frequently used tools. The candidate will learn to perform enhanced threat detection using the predictive capabilities of Threat Intelligence.

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Skills Covered

  • Gain Knowledge Of SOC Processes, Procedures, Technologies, And Workflows Is
  • Gain A Basic Understanding And In-Depth Knowledge Of Security Threats, Attacks, Vulnerabilities, Attacker’s Behaviors, Cyber Killchain, Etc.
  • Able To Recognize Attacker Tools, Tactics, And Procedures To Identify Indicators Of Compromise (10Cs) That Can Be Utilized During Active And Future Investigations
  • Able To Monitor And Analyze Logs And Alerts From A Variety Of Different Technologies Across Multiple Platforms (IDS/IPS, End-Point Protection, Servers, And Workstations).
  • Gain Knowledge Of The Centralized Log Management (CLM) Process.
  • Able To Perform Security Events And Log Collection, Monitoring, And Analysis.
  • Gain Experience And Extensive Knowledge Of Security Information And Event Management.
  • Gain Knowledge Of Administering SIEM Solutions (Splunk/AlienVault/OSSIM/ELK)
  • Gain Knowledge Of Administering SIEM Solutions (Splunk/Alien/ault/OSSIM/ELK),
  • Gain Hands-On Experience In SIEM Use Case Development Process.
  • Able To Develop Threat Cases (Correlation Rules), Create Reports, Etc.
  • Learn Use Cases That Are Widely Used Across The SIEM Deployment.
  • Plan, Organize, And Perform Threat Monitoring And Analysis In The Enterprise.
  • Able To Monitor Emerging Threat Patterns And Perform Security Threat Analysis.
  • Gain Hands-On Experience In The Alert Triaging Process.
  • Able To Escalate Incidents To Appropriate Teams For Additional Assistance.
  • Able To Use A Service Desk Ticketing System.
  • Able To Prepare Briefings And Reports Of Analysis Methodology And Results.
  • Gain Knowledge Of Integrating Threat Intelligence Into SIEM For Enhanced Incident Detection And Response.
  • Able To Make Use Of Varied, Disparate, Constantly Changing Threat Information.
  • Gain Knowledge Of Incident Response Process.
  • Gain Understating Of SOC And IRT Collaboration For Better Incident Response.

Who Should Attend

  • SOC Analysts (Tier I and Tier II)
  • Network and Security Administrators, Network and Security Engineers, Networks Defense Analysts, Network Defense Technicians, Network Security Specialist, Network Security Operator, and any security professional handling network security operations
  • Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Entry-level cybersecurity professionals
  • Anyone who wants to become a SOC Analysts

Course Curriculum


There are no prerequisites required to attend this course.

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