CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification is a vendor-neutral, globally recognized credential designed for IT security analysts, vulnerability analysts, or threat intelligence analysts. The CompTIA CySA+ certification validates skills and knowledge to configure and use threat detection tools; perform data analysis; and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to an organization with the end goal of securing and protecting applications and systems within an organization.

CS0-001 exam objectives

  • Threat Management (27%)
  • Cyber Incident Response (23%)
  • Vulnerability Management (26%)
  • Security Architecture and Tool Sets (24%)

CS0-002 exam objectives

  • Incident Response (22%)
  • Compliance and Assessment (13%)
  • Software and Systems Security (18%)
  • Security Operations and Monitoring (25%)
  • Threat and Vulnerability Management (22%)

Here are some of the skills measured in the CompTIA CySA+ certification exam:

  • Securing corporate environments
  • Recovering and responding to incidents
  • Choosing and applying cybersecurity tools and technologies
  • Using security frameworks to guide common security policies
  • Environmental reconnaissance, response, and countermeasures
  • Implementing identity/access management and compensating controls

The CompTIA CySA+ certification is an intermediate level certification of the CompTIA certifications that validates critical knowledge and skills that are required to prevent, detect, and combat cybersecurity threats.

uCertify provides a study guide for the CompTIA CySA+ CS0-001 and CS0-002 exams. The CompTIA CySA+ training course is mapped to CompTIA CySA+ exam objectives with the help of its various learning resources.

Requirements for CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification

  • Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. 
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