Security Operations Center (SOC)Analyst / CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification


CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is an IT workforce certification that applies behavioral analytics to networks and devices to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats.

Why is it different?

CySA+ is the only intermediate high-stakes cybersecurity analyst certification with performance-based questions covering security analytics, intrusion detection and response. A Security Operations Center 9SOC) analyst supports the detection, containment, and remediation of IT threats. They monitor networks and applications to identify a possible cyber-attack or intrusion and help coordinate and report on vyber incident responses. The SOC Analyst provides analysis and trending of security log data, incident Response (IR) Support, and threat and vulnerability analyses.

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). Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program.

Prerequesite CompTIA IT Fundamentals Security+ Network+ A few years experience in the IT field

Jobs that use CompTIA CySA+


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