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CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+)

ISBN : 9781616919719

Gain hands-on experience to pass the CompTIA CS0-001 certification exam with the Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+) lab. The lab simulates real-world, hardware, software, and command-line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course or training. The lab comprehensively covers the CompTIA CySA+ CS0-001 exam objectives and provides an understanding of topics such as Information Security risk, threat landscape, post-attack techniques, log data analysis, active asset, network analysis, and cybersecurity incident investigation.

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is an international, vendor-neutral cybersecurity certification that applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security. The CompTIA CySA+ CS0-001 exam validates the critical knowledge and skills that are required to prevent, detect, and combat cybersecurity threats.

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Exam related FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? There is no required prerequisite for CompTIA CS0-001 certification exam, but the candidate should hold CompTIA Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. He or she should have a minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 320
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Multiple-choice and performance-based
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 85 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 165 minutes
What is the passing score? 750

(on a scale of 0-900)

What is the validity of the certification? TBD - Three years after launch.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the CS0-001-lab, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Security Analyst
  • Vulnerability Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Threat Intelligence Analyst
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Viewing and downloading the policy templates
  • Opening the policy template and setting the company name
  • Reviewing and modifying the policy items
  • Adding revision to the revision history
  • Finding information security blogs
  • Consulting a vulnerability database
  • Identifying the most significant emerging technologies of 2016
  • Performing reconnaissance on a network
  • Installing Wireshark and WinPcap
  • Acquainting yourself with Wireshark's interface
  • Analyzing the capture file to find the attack(s)
  • Generating network traffic and using filter
  • Examining the traffic between client and server
  • Assessing the impact of malware
  • Confirming the spoofing attack in Wireshark
  • Examining the DDOS_Attack.pcap file
  • Identifying security apps available for Android
  • Downloading and running scanning tools
  • Conducting vulnerability scans
  • Identifying search options in Metasploit
  • Performing initial scan
  • Collecting network-based security intelligence
  • Exporting your Windows logs
  • Making syslog entries readable
  • Installing Splunk on the server
  • Manipulating Kali Linux VM's network interfaces
  • Retrieving a real-time list of running processes
  • Starting a live packet capture
  • Using Process Explorer to view specific details about running processes on the system
  • Examining the ipconfig options and creating the activity log
  • Initiating an SSH session from your Windows 10 client to your Windows Server
  • Accessing remotely the DT_Watch folder to generate audit logs
  • Acquiring the Trojan horse simulator
  • Uploading the Trojan horse simulator to VirusTotal
  • Uploading the Trojan horse simulator to Malwr
  • Identifying a suspicious account on the System User Groups
  • Enabling auditing of the DT_Watch folder
  • Enabling logging for audited objects
  • Examining the audited events
  • Implementing security during the SDLC

Customer Testimonials

Shakirat Oluwatosin Raji
The uCertify CompTIA CySA-Plus is a full learning and hands-on experience course for those interested in starting a career in Cyber Security. I wholeheartedly recommend the course material.