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CompTIA

Cybersecurity Analyst CySA+

EXAM CODES CS0-002 & CS0-003

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is a certification for cyber professionals tasked with incident detection, prevention and response through continuous security monitoring.

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Cybersecurity Student

CompTIA CASP+ gives you the Confidence to Design, Implement, and Manage Enterprise Solutions

Stand Out in Cybersecurity

Demonstrate Competency of Current Trends
— Make yourself a valuable team member and show your knowledge of current trends that affect the daily work of security analysts, such as cloud and hybrid environments.

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Proactively Monitor and Detect

Demonstrate your skills in detecting and analyzing indicators of malicious activity using the most up-to-date methods and tools, such as threat intelligence, security information and event management (SIEM), endpoint detection and response (EDR) and extended detection and response (XDR).

Respond to Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities

 

Prove your knowledge of incident response and vulnerability management processes and highlight the communication skills critical to security analysis and compliance

What Skills Will You Learn?

Data Analyst

Security Operations

Improve processes in security operations and differentiate between threat intelligence and threat hunting concepts; identify and analyze malicious activity using the appropriate tools and techniques

Cloud Security Analyst

Vulnerability Management

Implement and analyze vulnerability assessments, prioritize vulnerabilities and make recommendations on mitigating attacks and vulnerability response

Protecting from Cyber Attacks

Incident Response and Management

Apply updated concepts of attack methodology frameworks, perform incident response activities and understand the incident management lifecycle

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Reporting and Communication

Apply communication best practices in vulnerability management and incident response as it relates to stakeholders, action plans, escalation and metrics

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Jobs You Can Land With CompTIA Cloud+

  • Incident Response Analyst
  • Security Architect
  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Threat Hunter
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Vulnerability Analyst
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst
  • Application Security Analyst
  • Threat Intelligence Analyst
Cybersecurity Analyst
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Organizations That Contributed to the Development of CompTIA CySA+
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COMPTIA CYSA+ PROVES CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS HAVE THE SKILLS REQUIRED FOR HIGH-STAKES CYBERSECURITY ANALYSIS

Unblock your Potential!

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"CompTIA CySA+ has been a pivotal point in my cybersecurity journey. The real-world focus of the course, along with hands-on labs and simulations, has given me the practical skills needed to identify and combat complex cyber threats. 

 

This certification is not just about theory; it's a testament to my ability to protect organizations from evolving security risks. CompTIA CySA+ has undoubtedly set me on a path to success in the dynamic and critical field of cybersecurity." - Isabel Moreira,

                                                     Cloud Security Specialist

Isabel Moreira
Cloud Security Specialist

PROVE YOU HAVE THE SKILLS EMPLOYERS DEMAND AND PROACTIVELY DEFEND WITH CONFIDENCE

Examination Details

Exam Codes    

CS0-003

Launch Date

June 6, 2023

Description

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to detect and analyze indicators of malicious activity, understand threat intelligence and threat management, respond to attacks and vulnerabilities, perform incident response, &report and communicate related activity.

# of Questions

Maximum of 85 questions

Type of Questions

Multiple choice and performance-based

Length of Test    

165 minutes

Passing Score    

750 (on a scale of 100-900)

Recommended Experience    

Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 4 years of hands-on experience as an incident response analyst or security operations center (SOC) analyst, or equivalent experience.

Languages     

English, with Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish to follow

Retirement

TBD – Usually three years after launch

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How Does CompTIA CySA+ Compare?

Exam Focus

Vendor Neutral

Performance-based Questions

Experience Level

Security analytics, intrusion detection and response    

Yes

Yes

Intermediate

Pentesting methodology    

Yes

No

Intermediate

Defensible security and continuous security monitoring    

Yes

No

Intermediate

Auditing and vulnerability assessment

Yes

No

Advanced    

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)    

GIAC Continuous Monitoring Certification (GMON)    

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

COMPTIA OFFERS A WEALTH OF CERTIFICATION TRAINING THAT IS DESIGNED FOR EXAM SUCCESS

Exam Preparation

Keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program. It’s designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skillset. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.

Get the most out of your certification
Information technology is an incredibly dynamic field, creating new opportunities and challenges every day. Participating in our Continuing Education program will enable you to stay current with new and evolving technologies, and remain a sought-after IT and security expert.

The CompTIA Continuing Education program
Your CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) certification is good for three years from the date of your exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals, through activities and training that relate to the content of your certification. Like CASP+ itself, CASP+ CE also carries globally-recognized ISO/ANSI accreditation status. 

It’s easy to renew
You can participate in a number of activities and training programs — including higher certifications — to renew your CASP+ certification. Collect at least 75 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in three years and upload them to your certification account. Your CASP+ will automatically renew when you do this!

CASP+ can be Renewed

60

CEUs needed for renewal

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CASP+ CAS-004

Exam Voucher

$494

Includes 

  • 1 Exam Voucher

CASP+ CAS-004

Basic Bundle

$823

Includes 

  • 1 Exam Voucher + Retake

CASP+ CAS-004

Exam Prep Bundle

$926

Includes 

  • 1 Exam Voucher + Retake

  • Self-paced Study Guide

  • CompTIA CertMaster Practice

CASP+ CAS-004

Elearning Bundle

$1 338

Includes 

  • 1 Exam Voucher + Retake

  • Integrated CertMaster Learn + CompTIA Labs

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