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CSX Practitioner (Accelerated) Exam Preparation



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Global cyber security frameworks not only serve as guidance for IT professionals who carry out the tactical, day to day, work to minimize risk and protect their IT assets, but they are also for those in the C-Suite who make funding and business decisions that impact cyber security. This official ISACA Certification course provides you with in-depth coverage on the skills and concepts in the five areas (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover) aligned to an existing global security framework (NIST Framework). This is designed specifically for IT professionals established in the cyber security field with a minimum of one to five years of experience.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Prepare for and pass the CSX Practitioner Exam
  • Identify: Assess and evaluate assets threats and vulnerabilities
  • Protect: Implement cyber security controls
  • Detect: Identify network and system incidents, events and compromise indicators
  • Respond: Execute a comprehensive plan
  • Recover: Recovery from incidents and disasters

Important Course Information


  • This is designed specifically for IT professionals established in the cyber security field with a minimum of one to five years of experience

Certification Information:

Course Outline

  • Identify
  • Hardware Software Identification and Documentation
  • Lab: Preliminary Scanning
  • Network Discovery Tools
  • Lab: Additional Scanning Options
  • Sensitive Information Discovery
  • Lab: Sensitive Information Identification
  • Vulnerability Assessment Process
  • Lab: Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and Configuration
  • Patch Upgrade Configure Vulnerability Scanners
  • Lab: Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and Configuration, Part 2
  • Protect
  • Specific Cyber Controls
  • Lab: System Hardening
  • Collecting Event Data
  • Lab: Firewall Setup and Configuration
  • Verifying the Effectiveness of Controls
  • Lab: Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
  • Monitoring Controls
  • Lab: IDS Setup
  • Updating Cyber Security Controls
  • Lab: Personal Security Products
  • Patch Management
  • Lab: Linux Users and Groups
  • Verifying Identities and Credentials
  • Cyber Security Procedures Standards
  • Detect
  • Analyze Network Traffic Using Monitors
  • Lab: Using Snort and Wireshark to Analyze Traffic
  • Detect Malicious Activity AntiVirus
  • Lab: Detect the Introduction and Execution of Malicious Activity
  • Assess Available Event Information
  • Lab: Analyze and Classify Malware
  • Baselines for Anomaly Detection
  • Lab: Windows Event Log Manipulation via Windows Event Viewer
  • Initial Attack Analysis
  • Lab: Host Data Integrity Baselining
  • Incident Escalation Reporting
  • Lab: Performing Network Packet Analysis
  • Change Implementation Escalation
  • Respond
  • Defined Response Plan Execution
  • Lab: Incident Detection and Identification
  • Network Isolation
  • Lab: Remove Trojan
  • Disable User Accounts
  • Lab: Block Incoming Traffic on Known Port
  • Blocking Traffic
  • Lab: Implement Single System Changes in Firewall
  • Documentation
  • Lab: Conduct Supplemental Monitoring
  • Incident Report
  • Lab: Create Custom Snort Rules
  • Recover
  • Industry Best Practices
  • Lab: Comprehensive Lab Response
  • Disaster Recovery and BC Plans
  • Lab: Patches and Updates
  • Cyber System Restoration
  • Lab: Data Backup and Recovery
  • Data Backup and Restoration Key Concepts
  • Lab: Recovering Data and Data Integrity Checks
  • Actualizing Data Backups and Recovery
  • Post Incident Service Restoration
  • Implementing Patches and Updates
  • Ensuring Data Integrity
  • Post-Incident Review

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Attendee Benefits

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your Learning Tree course exam on the last day of your course or online any time after class.


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