Cybersecurity Masterclass - Part 2: Cybersecurity Vulnerability and Incident Response


Following the recent news on cyberattacks and digital threats, the ECCP is partnering with bneXt Innovation Academy, in offering this 3-part masterclass on Cybersecurity to discuss the relevant and pressing cybersecurity issues in the Philippines and identify what companies can do in order to improve their cybersecurity infrastructure.

Topics and Schedules

The Cybersecurity Masterclass is divided into three parts to give emphasis on the following topics.

  • Part 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity: Security Operations | July 20 & 21, 2023 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Part 2: Cybersecurity: Vulnerability Management and Incident Response | September 21 & 22, 2023 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Part 3: Cybersecurity: Incident Management, Reporting, and Communication | TBD | 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Attendees can join all sessions or may choose their session/s of choice. Additionally, an exam certification voucher is available to anyone who is interested to becoming a Certified Cybersecurity Professional.

About the Course

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

CySA+ is the only intermediate high-stakes cybersecurity analyst certification with performance- based questions that cover core security analyst skills while emphasizing software and application security, automation, threat hunting, and IT regulatory compliance.

What you'll learn

The Official CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA)+ Student Guide has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate. Rigorously evaluated by third party subject matter experts to validate coverage of the Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA)+ exam objectives, The Official CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA)+ Student Guide teaches the essential skills and information needed to troubleshoot and problem solve, helps learners understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security, and prepares candidates to take the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA)+ certification exam (CS0-002).

Accessing the Course Materials

An access key and instructions for accessing the CompTIA Learning Center, the online platform through which the eBook and all digital materials as described above are delivered, are emailed within 3-4 hours of purchase. The eBook is provided in an interactive online version.

Course Content

Part 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity: Security Operations

  • Lesson 1: The importance of system and network architecture concepts in security operations
  • Lesson 2: Analyze indicators of potentially malicious activity and use appropriate tools or techniques to determine malicious activity
  • Lesson 3: Compare and contrast threat-intelligence and threat-hunting concepts
  • Lesson 4: Efficiency and process improvement in security operations

Part 2: Cybersecurity: Vulnerability Management and Incident Response

  • Lesson 5: Understanding vulnerability management and implementing vulnerability scanning methods and concepts
  • Lesson 6: Analyzing output from vulnerability assessment tools, and data to prioritize vulnerabilities and recommending controls to mitigate attacks and software vulnerabilities
  • Lesson 7: Vulnerability response handling, and management
  • Lesson 8: Attack methodology frameworks, incident response, and management

Part 3: Cybersecurity: Incident Management, Reporting, and Communication

  • Lesson 9: Performing incident response activities
  • Lesson 10: The preparation and post-incident activity phases of the incident management life cycle
  • Lesson 11: Vulnerability management reporting and communication
  • Lesson 12: Incident response reporting and communication

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (Exam CS0-003)

Appendix B: Security Resources.

Exam Certification Voucher (Priced at Php 18,000 per head)

Exam Title: CompTIA Cybersecurity Analysts (CySA+) Certification

Exam Code: CS0-003

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is a certification for cyber professionals tasked with incident detection, prevention, and response through continuous security monitoring.

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to detect and analyze indicators of malicious activity, understand threat intelligence and threat management, respond to attacks and vulnerabilities, perform incident response, and report and communicate related activity.

Exam length: 165 minutes and a maximum of 85 questions

Type of questions: Multiple choice and performance-based

Recommended Experience: Network+, Security+, or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 4 years of hands-on experience as an incident response analyst or security operations center (SOC) analyst, or equivalent experience.

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