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SCYBER: Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis

The Securing Cisco® Networks with Threat Detection Analysis (SCYBER) course, version 1.0 is an instructor-led course offered by Learning Services High-Touch Delivery. This lab-intensive training course prepares you to take the Cyber Security Specialist Certification exam (exam ID = 600-199) and to hit the ground running as a security analyst team member.

The course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to make sure that you are able to successfully understand cyber security concepts and to recognize specific threats and attacks on your network. This course is designed to teach you how a network security operations center (SOC) works and how to begin to monitor, analyze, and respond to security threats within the network. The job role for a security analyst will vary from industry to industry and differ in the private sector versus the public sector.

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

  • Monitor security events
  • Configure and tune security event detection and alarming
  • Analyze traffic for security threats
  • Respond appropriately to security incidents

Course Content

  • Module 1: Course Introduction: Overview of Network Security and Operations
  • Module 2: Network and Security Operations Data Analysis
  • Module 3: Packet Analysis
  • Module 4: Network Log Analysis
  • Module 5: Baseline Network Operations
  • Module 6: Preparing for Security Incidents
  • Module 7: Detecting Security Incidents
  • Module 8: Investigating Security Incidents
  • Module 9: Reacting to an Incident
  • Module 10: Communicating Incidents Effectively
  • Module 11: Postevent Activity


Lab

  • Lab 1: Assess Understanding of Network and Security Operations
  • Lab 2: Assess Understanding of Network and Security Data Analysis
  • Lab 3: Network and Security Data Analysis Team-Building Activity
  • Lab 4: Packet Capture Exercise 1
  • Lab 5: Packet Capture Exercise 2
  • Lab 6: Packet Capture Exercise 3
  • Lab 7: Understanding Log Data
  • Lab 8: Correlation Lab
  • Lab 9: Assessing Understanding
  • Lab 10: Mapping a Monitored Network Topology
  • Lab 11: Assessing Normal Behaviors of a Monitored Network
  • Lab 12: Assessing Current Security Controls
  • Lab 13: Assessing Current Monitoring System
  • Lab 14: Manually Correlating Events
  • Lab 15: Automatically Correlating Events
  • Lab 16: Identifying a Security Incident
  • Lab 17: Understanding NetFlow
  • Lab 18: NetFlow Practical Activity
  • Lab 19: Assessing Understanding
  • Lab 20: Selecting Mitigations
  • Lab 21: Developing Mitigations
  • Lab 22: Documenting Incidents
  • Lab 23: Recommending Remediation
  • Lab 24: Improving Security
  • Lab 25: Incident Response Challenge Lab

Target Audience

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to monitor, analyze, and respond to network security threats and attacks.

Course Duration

5 days

Suggested Pre-requisites

The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are as follows:

Standard CCNA® certification as a minimum with CCNA Security a plus

Basic Cisco IOS® Software switch and router configuration skills

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