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Cyber Security Analyst (CSA+) (£999+VAT)

Attacks on networks and systems are constantly evolving, and new methods are developed with alarming regularity. Attackers develop and learn new and effective methods to evade traditional signature-based solutions such as firewalls. An effective method of detecting and combatting such attacks is required, often based upon an analytics-based approach.

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The behavioural analytics skills covered by CSA+ identify and combat malware, and advanced persistent threats (APTs), resulting in enhanced threat visibility across a broad attack surface. CompTIA CSA+ is for IT professionals looking to gain the following security analyst skills:

  • Configure and use threat detection tools.
  • Perform data analysis.
  • Interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organisation.

Course Coverage 

Skills Domain: Threat Management

Module 01: Environmental Reconnaissance Techniques

Module 02: Network Reconnaissance

Module 03: Network Threats, Response and Countermeasures

Module 04: Practices to Secure the Corporate Environment


Skills Domain: Vulnerability Management

Module 05: Implementing Information Security Vulnerability Management Processes

Module 06: Vulnerability Scan Analysis

Module 07: Common Vulnerabilities

Skills Domain: Cyber Incident Response

Module 08: Distinguishing Threat / Behaviour Data and Impact Analysis

Module 09: Preparing Tool kit & Forensic Investigations

Module 10: Communication During Incident Response

Module 11: Analysing Common Symptoms to Support Incident Response

Module 12: Incident Recovery & Post Incident Response


Skills Domain: Security Architecture and Tool Sets

Module 13: Frameworks, Common Policies, Controls & Procedures

Module 14: Remediation of Security Issues Related to Identity & Access Management

Module 15: Reviews of Security Architecture & Implementing Compensating Controls

Module 16: Security Best Practice in the Software Development Lifecycle

Module 17: Purpose & Reasons for Using Cybersecurity Tools & Technologies

Why Study CSA+? 

Properly trained IT security staff who can analyse, monitor and protect cybersecurity resources are in high demand.  Countless industry reports demonstrate that cyber-security skills are in short supply, and the demand for such skills is increasing exponentially.

  • CSA+ is globally recognised – CompTIA CSA+ is ISO/ANSI 17024 accredited and is awaiting approval by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements
  • CSA+ provides substantial earnings potential – with the skills gap evident, and demand running high, the CSA+ certification will arm you with a globally recognised independent and vendor neutral certification to prove your skills and knowledge. The 2017 Robert Half Salary Survey indicates average salary ranges for Information Security Officers between £46,250 and £70,250.
  • CSA+ is industry supported – CSA+ is developed and maintained by leading IT security experts. Content for the exams stems from a combination of industry-wide survey feedback and contributions from our team of subject matter experts. Learn more about the people behind the CompTIA CSA+ Advisory Committee.

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Exam Details

Exam CodesCS0-001
Exam DescriptionThe CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization, with the end goal of securing and protecting applications and systems within an organisation.
Number of QuestionsMaximum of 85 questions
Type of QuestionsMultiple choice and performance-based
Duration of Exam165 minutes
Passing Score750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended ExperienceNetwork+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. While there is no required prerequisite, CSA+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.

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How Do I Get To Your Training Centre?

Our main Training delivery is at our Stafford office, based on the Staffordshire Technology Park (ST18 0WP) which is easily accessible from the M6, A50, A5 and a short journey from international airports at Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool and East Midlands. Please ask your Training Advisor for additional information – they will also be able to assist with information about local accommodation.

Do You Offer Training At Locations Other Than Stafford?

Some programmes will be offered at alternative locations in the near future – please keep an eye on the Course listings for details.

Can You Offer Tailored Training Programmes For My Team On Site?

IntaForensics have been delivering tailored on-site training across a variety of disciplines for over 8 years – these have included PCI Awareness, software, Cyber Security, Digital Forensics and incident response training. Discuss this with a training advisor so that our team can understand your objective and provide you with a costed proposal.

Do You Offer Student Discounts?

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Do You Offer Public Sector, Military And Law Enforcement Discounts?

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What time do courses begin?

Unless specified otherwise, all of our instructor led courses begin at 9:00am. Please consult your booking confirmation for details relating to your course. 

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