CREST Practitioner Intrusion Analyst (CPIA)

- Only 4 Days

On this 4-day accelerated CREST Practitioner Intrusion Analyst course, you'll become familiar with the basics of the three primary areas of cyber-attack analysis: network intrusion, host intrusion and malware reverse engineering.

You'll be CREST CPIA trained 20% faster than traditional courses. You'll be immersed in the CPIA curriculum using our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique - helping you build and retain information faster.

Your expert instructor will guide you through how to detect and handle an attack. Then trace, acquire, investigate, analyse and re-construct the incident. Throughout your CPIA training you'll study the basics of malware analysis by understanding the key tools and techniques malware analysts use to examine malicious programs.

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Achieve the CPIA certification fast as you learn:

  • Soft Skills and Incident Handling - incident chronology, record keeping, law and compliance
  • Core Technical Skills - file system permissions, network architectures and cryptography
  • Network Intrusion Analysis - unusual protocol behaviour, internal spread and privilege escalation
  • Analysing Host Intrusions - identifying suspect files, malware behaviours and anti-forensics
  • Reverse Engineering Malware - hiding techniques, binary obfuscation and processor architectures

During the course, you'll prepare for the CPIA exam. Don't pass the first time? Don't worry - we've got you covered with your Certification Guarantee.

This course is ideal for you if you're a systems administrator, incident handler, IT manager, Government or law enforcement wishing to expand your knowledge on Digital Forensics. This is also a perfect starting point for those hoping to start a career in Intrusion Analysis or Digital Forensics as this course sets a new security baseline.

The CPIA certification is a prerequisite for the CREST Registered Intrusion Analyst course.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your CPIA course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be CPIA certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be CPIA trained in record time
  2. Our CPIA course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass CPIA first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more CPIA. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn CPIA faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying CPIA with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 74,645 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study CPIA courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Module 1: Soft Skills and Incident Handling

  • Engagement Lifecycle Management
  • Incident Chronology
  • Law & Compliance
  • Record Keeping, Interim Reporting & Final Results
  • Threat Assessment

Module 2: Core Technical Skills

  • IP Protocols
  • Network Architectures
  • Common Classes of Tools
  • OS Fingerprinting
  • Application Fingerprinting
  • Network Access Control Analysis
  • Cryptography
  • Applications of Cryptography
  • File System Permissions
  • Host Analysis Techniques
  • Understanding Common Data Formats

Module 3: Background Information Gathering & Open Source

  • Registration Records
  • Domain Name Server (DNS)
  • Open Source Investigation and Web Enumeration
  • Extraction of Document Meta Data
  • Community Knowledge

Module 4: Network Intrusion Analysis

  • Network Traffic Capture
  • Data Sources and Network Log Sources
  • Network Configuration Security Issues
  • Unusual Protocol Behaviour
  • Beaconing
  • Encryption
  • Command and Control Channels
  • Exfiltration of Data
  • Incoming Attacks
  • Reconnaissance
  • Internal Spread and Privilege Escalation
  • Web Based Attacks
  • False Positive Acknowledgement

Module 5 Analysing Host Intrusions

  • Host-Based Data Acquisition
  • Live Analysis Laboratory Set-up
  • Windows File System Essentials
  • Windows File Structures
  • Application File Structures
  • Windows Registry Essentials
  • Identifying Suspect Files
  • Storage Media
  • Memory Analysis
  • Infection Vectors
  • Malware Behaviours and Anti-Forensics
  • Rootkit Identification
  • Live Malware Analysis

Module 6: Reverse Engineering Malware

  • Windows Anti-Reverse Engineering
  • Functionality Identification
  • Windows NT Architecture
  • Windows API Development
  • Binary code structure
  • Cryptographic Techniques
  • Processor Architectures
  • Windows Executable File Formats
  • Hiding Techniques
  • Malware Reporting
  • Binary Obfuscation
  • Behavioural Analysis

Module 7: CPIA Exam Preparation & Mock Exam

  • CPIA- Examination Guidance
  • CPIA- Mock Examination

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The CREST Practitioner Intrusion Analyst exam is a closed book exam comprising of 120 multiple choice questions.

Exam time: 2 hours

The exam fee is not included in the course price. If you wish to take the exam, we'll provide instructions on how to register with CREST.

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On this course, you'll get CREST Practitioner Intrusion Analyst courseware.

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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To attend this course, you should have a good understanding of the technical aspects of IT with at least one year's experience in network or server administration.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +971 4 3199019 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Um diesen Kurs erfolgreich zu absolvieren, sollten Sie ein gutes Verständnis von den technischen Aspekten der IT aufweisen und mindestens ein Jahr Erfahrung in der Netzwerk- oder Serververwaltung haben.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +971 4 3199019 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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"The course was highly informative, providing a broad range of information. The instructor was extremely knowledgable and enthusiastic. This information will be extremely valuable as a Cyber Security Analyst."
M.P.. (6/8/2018 to 9/8/2018)

"I believe the the course to greatly informative, content covers a large amount of the areas surrounding intrusion analysis. Information learned here will be taken forward and applied in real life scenarios in the future."
R.D.. (6/8/2018 to 9/8/2018)

"Good trainers, well looked after with regards to accommodation and food."
Matt Finn, PwC. (6/8/2018 to 9/8/2018)

"Fantastic instructor. Professional, enthusiastic, and knows the subject inside out. An absolute pleasure to learn from. "
J.M.J., Program Planning Professionals Ltd. (8/10/2018 to 11/10/2018)

"The instructor we had was very knowledgeable and approachable and willing to delve further into detail (time permitting). Course content was very informative and additional reading material is very helpful so I know where to concentrate my efforts."
Philip Freeman, Xpertex. (8/10/2018 to 11/10/2018)

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