Course Duration

5 Days


It is recommended, but not required, that students have the following knowledge and skills:
• Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
• Working knowledge of the Linux operating system
• Basic IPv4 and IPv6 addressing knowledge

Course Content

The course helps to prepare students for beginning and associate level roles in cybersecurity operations. The course focuses on security principles and technologies, using Cisco security products to provide hands-on examples. This course allows learners to understand common security concepts, and start to learn the basic security techniques used in a Security Operations Center (SOC) to find threats on a network using a variety of popular security tools within a “real-life” network infrastructure.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will have knowledge and skills to:
• Describe, compare, and identify various network concepts
• Fundamentals of TCP/IP
• Describe and compare fundamental security concepts
• Describe network applications and the security challenges
• Understand basic cryptography principles
• Understand endpoint attacks, including interpreting log data to identify events in Windows and Linux
• Develop knowledge in security monitoring, including identifying sources and types of data and events

Course Outline

Who Should Attend

• Security Operations Center — Security Analyst
• Computer Network Defense — Analyst
• Computer Network Defense — Infrastructure Support Personnel
• Future Incident Responders and Security Operations Center (SOC) personnel
• Students beginning a career entering the cybersecurity field
• IT personnel looking to learn more about the area of cybersecurity operations
• Cisco Channel Partners