ISACA CSX Practitioner Boot Camp

- Just 4 Days

On this accelerated 4 day CSX Practitioner Boot Camp our highly experienced instructors will guide you through the best practices and standards for assessing cyber security threats and recovering from disasters.

The CSX Practitioner Boot Camp is an accelerated version of our 9 day CSX Practitioner course. It is designed for more advanced professionals who have been working in the industry and meet the requirements outlined in the prerequisites section.

Your expert instructor will immerse you in a hands-on course comprised of almost 50% labs, combined with curriculum on key cyber security concepts. You will develop practical skills applicable to real-world scenarios.

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Through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you will retain more information, faster. This course is 33% faster than traditional courses, meaning you will be back in the office sooner, applying your newfound skills.

The course will focus on skills and concepts in the five areas aligned to the Cyber Security Nexus framework:

  • Identify: Identification, assessment and evaluation of assets, threats and vulnerabilities in both internal and external networks
  • Protect: Implementation of cyber security controls to protect a system from identified threats
  • Detect: Detection of network and system incidents, events and compromise indicators, along with assessment of potential damage
  • Respond: Execution of comprehensive incident response plans and mitigation of cyber incidents
  • Recover: Recovery from incidents and disasters, including post incident-response documentation and implementation of continuity plans

Please note: This accelerated course prepares you for the ISACA Cybersecurity Certificate – Practitioner exam. You’ll receive a Prometric exam voucher, that can be used at your nearest test centre.

Firebrand is a premier ISACA partner for EMEA and the US. No other partner in these regions trains more students.

ISACA is the trademark owner of the ISACA and CYBERSECURITY NEXUS

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Four reasons why you should sit your CSX Practitioner Boot Camp course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be CSX Practitioner Boot Camp trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 4-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your CSX Practitioner Boot Camp course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass CSX Practitioner Boot Camp first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study CSX Practitioner Boot Camp with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 72.589 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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  • Your accelerated CSXP Boot Camp is a 4-day course (including the exam) - 33% faster than other traditional courses.
  • You will benefit from official courseware and instructors as Firebrand are a certified CSX Training Partner
  • Interactive, hands-on content comprised of almost 50% labs.
  • Makes use of the latest technology such as PerformanScore®; a program that recognises there are multiple ways to address a cyber security threat and can measure a candidate’s ability to find the most efficient or trusted approach to execute cybersecurity job tasks. This enables instructors to provide instant and specific feedback that help candidates to progress more rapidly and master more efficient cybersecurity techniques.
  • Employs real-life case studies to ensure what is taught is both relevant and applicable

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Identify:

  • Hardware Software Identification and Documentation  
  • Network Discovery Tools  
  • Sensitive Information Discovery  
  • Vulnerability Assessment Process  
  • Patch Upgrade Configure  

Labs:

  • Preliminary Scanning 
  • Additional Scanning Options 
  • Sensitive Information Identification 
  • Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and Configuration 
  • Vulnerability Scanners Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and Configuration, Part 2 

Protect:

  • Specific Cyber Controls  
  • Collecting Event Data  
  • Verifying the Effectiveness of Controls  
  • Monitoring Controls  
  • Updating Cyber Security Controls  
  • Patch Management  
  • Verifying Identities and Credentials 

Labs:

  • System Hardening 
  • Firewall Setup and Configuration 
  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser 
  • IDS Setup 
  • Personal Security Products 
  • Linux Users and Groups 
  •  Cyber Security Procedures Standards 

Detect:

  • Analyse Network Traffic Using Monitors  
  • Detect Malicious Activity AntiVirus  
  • Assess Available Event Information  
  • Baselines for Anomaly Detection  
  • Initial Attack Analysis  
  • Incident Escalation Reporting  
  • Change Implementation Escalation 

Labs:

  • Using Snort and Wireshark to Analyse Traffic 
  • Detect the Introduction and Execution of Malicious Activity 
  • Analyse and Classify Malware 
  • Windows Event Log Manipulation via Windows Event Viewer 
  • Host Data Integrity Baselining 
  • Performing Network Packet Analysis 

Respond:

  • Defined Response Plan Execution  
  • Network Isolation  
  • Disable User Accounts  
  • Blocking Traffic  
  • Documentation  
  • Incident Report  

Labs:

  • Incident Detection and Identification 
  • Remove Trojan 
  • Block Incoming Traffic on Known Port 
  • Implement Single System Changes in Firewall 
  • Conduct Supplemental Monitoring 
  • Create Custom Snort Rules 
  • Incident Detection and Identification 
  • Remove Trojan 
  • Block Incoming Traffic on Known Port 
  • Implement Single System Changes in Firewall 
  • Conduct Supplemental Monitoring 
  • Create Custom Snort Rules 

Recover:

  • Industry Best Practices  
  • Disaster Recovery and BC Plans  
  • Cyber System Restoration  
  • Data Backup and Restoration Key Concepts  
  • Actualising Data Backups and Recovery  
  • Implementing Patches and Updates 
  • Ensuring Data Integrity 
  • Post-Incident Review

Labs:

  • Comprehensive Lab Response 
  • Patches and Updates 
  • Data Backup and Recovery 
  • Recovering Data and Data Integrity Checks 
  • Post Incident Service Restoration 

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This accelerated course will prepare you to sit the ISACA Cybersecurity Certificate – Practitioner exam.. Although you won't sit the exam on site, it is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

You will receive a Prometric exam voucher, that can be used at your nearest test centre.

Type/Length of Exam

  • The exam is a computer-based exam delivered at a Prometric testing center. 4-hour seat time, 3-1/2 hours to complete the exam.

Domain Percentage

  • Domain 1: Identify (13-15%)
  • Domain 2: Protect (33-37%)
  • Domain 3: Detect (21-25%)
  • Domain 4: Respond (16-18%)
  • Domain 5: Recover (10-12%)

Language

  • English

Re-certification Requirements

  • Attain and report 30 qualifying CPEs annually.
  • In year 3 of certification cycle: Retake and pass CSX Practitioner or higher level exam.

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  • Official ISACA 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 Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • 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 **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

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.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on (0)8 52 50 01 66.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

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.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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The CSX Practitioner Boot Camp is intended for professionals established in the cyber security field — with a minimum of one to five years of experience. Individuals wishing to register for CSX Practitioner Boot Camp should already demonstrate proficiency in the following areas: 

  •  Network Scanning 
  •  Specialised Port Scans 
  •  Network Topologies 
  •  Network Log Analysis 
  •  Centralised Monitoring 
  •  Hotfix Distribution 
  •  Vulnerability Scanning 
  •  Traffic Monitoring 
  •  Compromise Indicators 
  •  False Positive Identification 
  •  Packet Analysis 
  •  User Account Controls 

Those just entering the cyber security field, or who are newer in their cyber security roles, should consider the more comprehensive 9 days series of CSX Practitioner courses:  

  • CSX Practitioner Course 1: Identification and Protection
  • CSX Practitioner Course 2: Detection
  • CSX Practitioner Course 3: Respond and Recover

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 52 50 01 66 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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