Cyber Security Operations Training Pathway

  • Job Reference: Cyber Security Operations Trai
  • Date Posted: 2 June 2023
  • Recruiter: SaluteMyJob
  • Website: https://www.salutemyjob.com/
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications

Job Description

Online learning

Course start date: On demand (in learner groups of 20 -30)

End date: Complete at your own pace

 

Learning is delivered by IBM, Coursera and Udemy:

 

This pathway to cybersecurity jobs, at various levels, will provide you with an introduction to cybersecurity. From the offence perspective, you will learn about cyber attackers, their tactics, social engineering, and high profile case studies. From the defence perspective, you will learn about common approaches organisations take to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks. You will also learn about career opportunities in this exciting, growing field.

 

Employers are urgently seeking ex-military people for Security Operations Centre (SOC) analysts, so now is the chance to take a leap into beginning your cyber career with our free training pathway for veterans, reservists and military spouses. 

 

The training has been designed by cyber security professionals and accredited by IBM to provide you with the skills to perform basic security configurations and become an effective networking technician.

 

Who should attend?

 

Anyone with military security training and experience. Most Service men and women with a background in military operations (at any level), been responsible for incident management and standard operational procedures are well-suited to a career in cyber operations. We do not require any formal qualifications or training to undertake this course, just a level of competence as an IT user, willingness to learn and interest in a career in cyber security.

 

This pathway is designed to help you into a fulfilling and rewarding career as a cybersecurity professional. Professional certification as a Cyber Security Analyst is a great place to start and a stepping stone into the cyber security world. 

 

The pathway consists of 3 stages:

 

STAGE 1: GET QUALIFIED AS A LEVEL ONE SOC ANALYST

 

If you're new to cyber, start with an introduction to cyber-security with IBM's cyber security fundamentals course. Coursera's Cyber Security Analyst Professional Certification course provides you with an in depth understanding and competence as an Analyst. Combined with CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certifications, this will help to kickstart your career into cybersecurity and acquire the necessary technical skills and knowledge for an entry level SOC analyst, security or incident manager. 

 

What will you learn?

Candidates will be able to access the following learning

  • SkillsBuild Cyber Fundamentals     (6 hours)

    • This course will provide you with an introduction to cybersecurity. From the offence perspective, you will learn about cyber attackers, their tactics, social engineering, and high profile case studies. From the defence perspective, you will learn about common approaches organisations take to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks. You will also learn about career opportunities in this exciting, growing field.

  • Cyber Security Analyst - Professional Certification (60 hours)

    • This course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to cybersecurity operations; on successful completion of the end of course assessment, you will earn a professional certification as a Cyber Security Analyst. This will enable you to compete for employment in roles such as Cyber Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst and Manager, Incident Manager and Security Manager. It will also be good preparatory training for Cyber Security Consultant and Threat Intel Analyst or Manager roles.

    • The course is delivered using Coursera content and is divided into 8 modules:

      • Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks

      • Cybersecurity Roles, Processes & Operating System Security

      • Cybersecurity Compliance Framework & System Administration

      • Network Security & Database Vulnerabilities

      • Penetration Testing, Incident Response & Forensics

      • Cyber Threat Intelligence

      • Cybersecurity Capstone: Breach Response Case Studies

      • IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Assessment

  • Udemy - CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) Full Course & Practice Exam  (14.5 hours)

    • You will learn the fundamentals of network and gain experience in the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. Also, emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies.

  • Udemy  - CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) Complete Course & Exam Security (21.5 hours)

    • You will learn the fundamentals of cybersecurity and gain experience in the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless networks with lessons, lectures, and video demonstrations to teach you everything you need to know to pass the exams.

 

Certification: A Cybersecurity Fundamentals badge, IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certification, CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) certification and CompTIA Security (SY0-601) certification

 

Once learners have completed the learning above they can then apply to move to the next pathway

 

STAGE 2: LEVEL 2 SOC ANALYST

 

What will you learn?

Candidates will be able to access the following learning

 

  • IBM QRadar SIEM Foundation Badge | IBM Security Learning Academy   

    • IBM QRadar is a network security intelligence and analytics software that detects cybersecurity attacks and network breaches to take action before any considerable damage is done or begin to immediately respond to any critical data losses.

      This is an IBM-issued and IBM-recognized skill badge that demonstrates learners have knowledge of various QRadar deployments architecture and key concepts such as user management, domains and tenants, assets, network hierarchy, flows, events, rules, offenses, reference data, data obfuscation, and reporting.

 OR

  • Udemy Cyber Security SOC Analyst Training - SIEM (87.5 hours)

    • Student will gain the knowledge of Networking, Cyber Security and SOC analyst role activities content with hands on practicals

  • Udemy OWASP: Threats Fundamentals  (3.5 hours)

    • This course covers the fundamental concepts and techniques to identify different types of threats. The course also teaches the students to improve the security by avoiding misconfigurations, data exposure and insecure cryptography.

  • Udemy Planning and Implementing a Security Incident Response

    • This course is designed to help you manage an enterprise security incident, while avoiding common errors, increasing both the effectiveness and efficiency of your incident response efforts.

      After completing this course, students will be able to:

      • Effectively prioritise the response to a security incident

      • Build a computer security incident response team (CSIRT)

      • Develop an incident response action plan

      • Post-incident activity

  • Introduction to Service Management ITIL4 plus practice exam (2 hours plus exam)

    • IT Service Management helps all organizations, regardless of their industry or business sector, provide their IT services using the most efficient and economical methods. The ITIL® framework focuses on IT Service Management best practices and efficient operations, and is used in government, commercial, and non-profit organizations, alike.

    • This course provides an introduction to service management and covers the core concepts of creating value, service offerings, service relationships, achieving outcomes, managing costs, mitigating risks, and measuring the utility and warranty of a given service.

 

STAGE 3: CYBER SECURITY MANAGER

 

What will you learn?

Candidates will be able to access the following learning

 

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM - ISACA) (8.5 hours)

    • CISM Domain 1-Information Security Governance. Establish and/or maintain an information security governance framework and supporting processes to ensure that the information security strategy is aligned with organizational goals and objectives

    • CISM Domain 2-Information Risk Management. Manage information risk to an acceptable level based on risk appetite in order to meet organizational goals and objectives.

    • CISM Domain 3-Information Security Program Development and Management. Manage information risk to an acceptable level based on risk appetite in order to meet organizational goals and objectives.

    • CISM Domain 4-Information Security Incident Management. Plan, establish and manage the capability to detect, investigate, respond to and recover from information security incidents to minimize business impact. 

  • CISM Certification: FULL 150 question CISM practice test '22