CYBR212 - Cybersecurity Analyst I

This course is part 1 of 2 in a training set focused on the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification. The curriculum focuses on Testout CyberDefense Pro+ certification and cyber lab hands-on work to train future cybersecurity professionals.

CIP: 11.1003

Credits: 5

Prerequisites: none

Offered: Fall, Spring


  1. Describe the key concepts in network defense (defense in depth, minimizing exposure, etc.) as applied in the industry.
  2. Describe common network vulnerabilities in the industry.
  3. Explain how network defense tools (firewalls, Intrusion Detection System (IDS), etc.) are used in the industry to defend against attacks and mitigate vulnerabilities.
  4. Describe which cryptographic protocols, tools, and techniques are appropriate for a given situation.
  5. Implement Access Control Lists (ACL) and secure communication channels between devices as per industry standards.