CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide

CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide : Exam CS0-001

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Prepare yourself for the newest CompTIA certification The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CSA+) Study Guide provides 100% coverage of all exam objectives for the new CSA+ certification. The CSA+ certification validates a candidate's skills to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis, identify vulnerabilities with a goal of securing and protecting organizations systems. Focus your review for the CSA+ with Sybex and benefit from real-world examples drawn from experts, hands-on labs, insight on how to create your own cybersecurity toolkit, and end-of-chapter review questions help you gauge your understanding each step of the way. You also gain access to the Sybex interactive learning environment that includes electronic flashcards, a searchable glossary, and hundreds of bonus practice questions. This study guide provides the guidance and knowledge you need to demonstrate your skill set in cybersecurity. Key exam topics include: * Threat management * Vulnerability management * Cyber incident response * Security architecture and toolsets
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Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 188 x 233 x 28mm | 920g
  • Sybex Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Study Guide
  • 1119348978
  • 9781119348979
  • 313,374

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Covers 100% of Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) exam objectives, including threat management, vulnerability management, cyber incident response, security architecture and tool sets, and much more...

Includes interactive online learning environment and study tools with: 2 custom practice exams 100 electronic flashcards Searchable key term glossary

Your complete guide to preparing for the CySA+ Exam CS0-001

The CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide is your complete resource for the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification. Exam highlights, end-of-chapter review questions, and 2 complete practice exams help you gauge and fine-tune your understanding of all key concepts. Practical examples, hands-on labs, expert recommendations on building a cybersecurity toolkit, and real-world insights help build the skills and confidence you need to think and respond like a seasoned professional. The online Sybex interactive learning environment gives you access to electronic flashcards, a searchable glossary, and hundreds of bonus practice questions. Prepare for the new CompTIA CySA+ with Sybex and get exam day confidence.

More than just a test prep, this book helps you to prepare to demonstrate your command of the four domains and major topics covered by the CySA+ exam: Threat management Vulnerability management Cyber incident response Security architecture and toolsets Configuring and using threat detection tools Performing data analysis Interpreting the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to an organization

Interactive learning environment

Take your exam prep to the next level with Sybex's superior interactive online study tools. To access our learning environment, simply visit http: //www.wiley.com/go/sybextestprep, type in your unique PIN, and instantly gain one year of FREE access to: Interactive test bank with 2 practice exams. The practice exams help you to identify areas where further review is needed. Get more than 90% of the answers correct, and you're ready to take the certification exam. 100 electronic flashcards to reinforce learning and last-minute prep before the exam. Comprehensive, searchable glossary in PDF format gives you instant access to they key terms so you are fully prepared.

ABOUT THE CySA+ CERTIFICATION

The Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security. CompTIA CySA+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Visit https: //certification.comptia.org/certifications/cybersecurity-analyst for more information.
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Table of contents

Introduction xxvii Assessment Test xxxix Chapter 1 Defending Against Cybersecurity Threats 1 Chapter 2 Reconnaissance and Intelligence Gathering 33 Chapter 3 Designing a Vulnerability Management Program 75 Chapter 4 Analyzing Vulnerability Scans 103 Chapter 5 Building an Incident Response Program 143 Chapter 6 Analyzing Symptoms for Incident Response 169 Chapter 7 Performing Forensic Analysis 207 Chapter 8 Recovery and Post-Incident Response 245 Chapter 9 Policy and Compliance 269 Chapter 10 Defense-in-Depth Security Architectures 293 Chapter 11 Identity and Access Management Security 329 Chapter 12 Software Development Security 371 Chapter 13 Cybersecurity Toolkit 401 Appendix A Answers to the Review Questions 437 Chapter 1: Defending Against Cybersecurity Threats 438 Chapter 2: Reconnaissance and Intelligence Gathering 439 Chapter 3: Designing a Vulnerability Management Program 441 Chapter 4: Analyzing Vulnerability Scans 443 Chapter 5: Building an Incident Response Program 444 Chapter 6: Analyzing Symptoms for Incident Response 446 Chapter 7: Performing Forensic Analysis 448 Chapter 8: Recovery and Post-Incident Response 449 Chapter 9: Policy and Compliance 451 Chapter 10: Defense-in-Depth Security Architectures 453 Chapter 11: Identity and Access Management Security 456 Chapter 12: Software Development Security 458 Appendix B Answers to the Lab Exercises 461 Chapter 1: Defending Against Cybersecurity Threats 462 Chapter 2: Reconnaissance and Intelligence Gathering 462 Chapter 4: Analyzing Vulnerability Scans 463 Chapter 5: Building an Incident Response Program 464 Chapter 6: Analyzing Symptoms for Incident Response 465 Chapter 7: Performing Forensic Analysis 466 Chapter 8: Recovery and Post-Incident Response 467 Chapter 9: Policy and Compliance 470 Chapter 10: Defense-in-Depth Security Architectures 471 Chapter 11: Identity and Access Management Security 472 Chapter 12: Software Development Security 473 Index 475
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About Mike Chapple

Mike Chapple, PhD, CSA+, CISSP, Security+, is Senior Director for IT Service Delivery at the University of Notre Dame overseeing information security, data governance, IT architecture, project management, strategic planning and product management functions and teaches undergraduate courses on Information Security. David Seidl, CISSP, GPEN, GCIH is the Senior Director for Campus Technology Services at Notre Dame. As Senior Director for CTS, he is responsible for central platform and operating system support, database administration and services, identity and access management, application services, and email and digital signage.
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