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CyberOps Associate

Today’s organizations are challenged with rapidly detecting cybersecurity breaches and effectively responding to security incidents. Teams of people in Security Operations Centers (SOCs) keep a vigilant eye on security systems, protecting their organizations by detecting and responding to cybersecurity threats. Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate prepares candidates to begin a career working with associate-level cybersecurity analysts within security operations centers.

CyberOps Associate introduces the core security concepts and skills needed to monitor, detect, analyze and respond to cybercrime, cyberespionage, insider threats, advanced persistent threats, regulatory requirements, and other cybersecurity issues facing organizations. It emphasizes the practical application of the skills needed to maintain and ensure security operational readiness of secure networked systems.

Curriculum Objectives

  • Install virtual machines to create a safe environment for implementing and analyzing cybersecurity threat events.

  • Explain the role of the Cybersecurity Operations Analyst in the enterprise.

  • Explain the Windows Operating System features and characteristics needed to support cybersecurity analyses.

  • Explain the features and characteristics of the Linux Operating System.

  • Analyze the operation of network protocols and services.

  • Explain the operation of the network infrastructure.

  • Classify the various types of network attacks.

  • Use network monitoring tools to identify attacks against network protocols and services.

  • Use various methods to prevent malicious access to computer networks, hosts, and data.

  • Explain the impacts of cryptography on network security monitoring.

  • Explain how to investigate endpoint vulnerabilities and attacks.

  • Evaluate network security alerts.

  • Analyze network intrusion data to identify compromised hosts and vulnerabilities.

  • Apply incident response models to manage network security incidents.

< Classes: 2 x 3 hrs per week (6PM-9.15PM)
Total duration: 81 hrs over 4 months
Level: Intermediate
Learning Type: Instructor-led
Languages: Greek, English
Cost: 80% Subsidised By HRDA for companies. Discounted pricing for individuals