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Course description

Security Analyst Training (Cybersecurity)

This course includes live simulated attacks inside the UTSA Cyber Range and covers both the technical and operational aspects of incident investigation. On the technical side, participants will learn tools and techniques used to investigate the network and will practice using these tools on the virtual environment. On the operational side, participants will learn about working as a team, dividing the tasks of monitoring and investigating between the different team members, drawing conclusions from the gathered information and applying mitigation processes.

Who should attend?

This course is intended for both a beginner looking to become a SOC Analyst or experienced IT systems or network engineers looking to enhance their skills in cyber.

Training content

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand Networking and Windows Analysis - An introduction to networking, while covering network elements, the OSI model, sniffing, common protocols, socket and other data that will enable the student to use the knowledge obtained to navigate within the network and better secure it. Introduction to Sysinternals is also introduced, which helps to analyze Windows environments.

  • Understand Corporate Security- Practice and utilize Sysinternal resources and utilities. This section will cover event logs in a variety of systems and the way logs are used to identify security events.
  • Understand Linux Analysis- This section will focus on password attacks and enable the students to analyze Linux logs and use Linux persistency.
  • Understand Web Attacks- Discussion and focus on web attacks, as well as discussion of sample labs using databases and in particular attacks against databases.
  • Understand Ransomware Analysis- Explanation about the ways to find initial access to the organization and continues with ransomware analysis and particular cryptography basics.

Course delivery details

This course consists of ten 4-hour classes taught over one month. 

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The University of Texas at San Antonio Carlos Alvarez College of Business: Executive Education

1 UTSA Circle
78249 San Antonio Texas

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