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ISACA - CSX Practitioner Boot Camp

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

8/2/2021 (Monday)

Overview

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.

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

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

  1. You'll learn CSX Practitioner Boot Camp in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be CSX Practitioner Boot Camp trained in record time
  2. Our CSX Practitioner Boot Camp course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. You’ll learn more CSX Practitioner Boot Camp. 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
  4. You’ll learn CSX Practitioner Boot Camp 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
  5. You’ll be studying CSX Practitioner Boot Camp 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 76,906 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  6. You'll do more than study CSX Practitioner Boot Camp 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

Benefits

  • 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

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

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 

Exam Track

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.

What's Included

  • Official ISACA courseware

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

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

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"Professional Staff and the Lecturer was a God send"
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"Friendly staff and a secluded enough training centre to give to zero distractions to focus on studying and do well on the exam!"
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