CCNA Cybersecurity Operations (Version 1.1)
Class Time: Saturday, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Lab: Cyber Security Lab
The CCNA Cybersecurity Operations curriculum provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed for a Security Analyst working with a Security Operations Center team. It teaches core security skills needed for monitoring, detecting, investigating, analyzing and responding to security events, thus protecting systems and organizations from cybersecurity risks, threats and vulnerabilities.
CCNA Cybersecurity Operations – 1.1 includes an optional skills challenge after chapter 13 to practice cybersecurity operations knowledge in a fun and engaging environment.
By the end of the course, students will be prepared to:
- Understand cybersecurity operations network principles, roles and responsibilities as well as the related technologies, tools, regulations and frameworks available.
- Apply knowledge and skills to monitor, detect, investigate, analyze and respond to security incidents.
- Apply for entry-level jobs as Assoicate Security Analyst and Incident Responder.
- Take the Cisco CCNA Cybersecurity Operations Certification exam.
CCNA Cybersecurity Operations is a hands-on, career-oriented course with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop specialized skills to sucessfully handle the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of an associate-level Security Analyst working in a Security Operations Center (SOC).
CCNA Cybersecurity Operations can be delivered as an independent curriculum or integrated into a broader course of study. Students need to know basic Operating System (Windows, Linux) and networking concepts.
Certification and Careers
The CCNA Cybersecuirty Operations curriculum prepares students for entry-level security career opportunities in a Security Operations Center, and the Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (SECFND) certification exam (210-250) and Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations (SECOPS) certification exam (210-255) leading to the Cisco CCNA Cybersecurity Operations certification.