Logical Operations CyberSec First Responder: Threat Detection and Response (Exam CFR-210)

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This course covers the duties of those who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing a proper response to such incidents. Depending on the size of the organization, this individual may act alone or may be a member of a cybersecurity incident response team (CSIRT). The course introduces tools and tactics to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization's security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and handle incidents as they occur. Ultimately, the course promotes a comprehensive approach to security aimed toward those on the front lines of defense.

This course is designed to assist students in preparing for the CyberSec First Responder (Exam CFR-210) certification examination. What you learn and practice in this course can be a significant part of your preparation.

In addition, this course can help students who are looking to fulfill DoD directive 8570.01 for information assurance (IA) training. This program is designed for personnel performing IA functions, establishing IA policies, and implementing security measures and procedures for the Department of Defense and affiliated information systems and networks.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Assessing Information Security Risk

 Topic A: Identify the Importance of Risk Management

 Topic B: Assess Risk

 Topic C: Mitigate Risk

 Topic D: Integrate Documentation into Risk Management

Lesson 2: Analyzing the Threat Landscape

 Topic A: Classify Threats and Threat Profiles

 Topic B: Perform Ongoing Threat Research

Lesson 3: Analyzing Reconnaissance Threats to Computing and Network Environments

 Topic A: Implement Threat Modeling

 Topic B: Assess the Impact of Reconnaissance Incidents

 Topic C: Assess the Impact of Social Engineering

Lesson 4: Analyzing Attacks on Computing and Network Environments

 Topic A: Assess the Impact of System Hacking Attacks

 Topic B: Assess the Impact of Web-Based Attacks

 Topic C: Assess the Impact of Malware

 Topic D: Assess the Impact of Hijacking and Impersonation Attacks

 Topic E: Assess the Impact of DoS Incidents

 Topic F: Assess the Impact of Threats to Mobile Security

 Topic G: Assess the Impact of Threats to Cloud Security

Lesson 5: Analyzing Post-Attack Techniques

 Topic A: Assess Command and Control Techniques

 Topic B: Assess Persistence Techniques

 Topic C: Assess Lateral Movement and Pivoting Techniques

 Topic D: Assess Data Exfiltration Techniques

 Topic E: Assess Anti-Forensics Techniques

Lesson 6: Evaluating the Organization’s Security Posture

 Topic A: Conduct Vulnerability Assessments

 Topic B: Conduct Penetration Tests on Network Assets

 Topic C: Follow Up on Penetration Testing

Lesson 7: Collecting Cybersecurity Intelligence

 Topic A: Deploy a Security Intelligence Collection and Analysis Platform

 Topic B: Collect Data from Network-Based Intelligence Sources

 Topic C: Collect Data from Host-Based Intelligence Sources

Lesson 8: Analyzing Log Data

 Topic A: Use Common Tools to Analyze Logs

 Topic B: Use SIEM Tools for Analysis

 Topic C: Parse Log Files with Regular Expressions

Lesson 9: Performing Active Asset and Network Analysis

 Topic A: Analyze Incidents with Windows-Based Tools

 Topic B: Analyze Incidents with Linux-Based Tools

 Topic C: Analyze Malware

 Topic D: Analyze Indicators of Compromise

Lesson 10: Responding to Cybersecurity Incidents

 Topic A: Deploy an Incident Handling and Response Architecture

 Topic B: Mitigate Incidents

 Topic C: Prepare for Forensic Investigation as a CSIRT

Lesson 11: Investigating Cybersecurity Incidents

 Topic A: Apply a Forensic Investigation Plan

 Topic B: Securely Collect and Analyze Electronic Evidence

 Topic C: Follow Up on the Results of an Investigation

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