CYSA+ Plus | CompTIA


The CYSA+ (Cybersecurity Analyst) CompTIA certification is an intermediate-level certification that validates the skills and knowledge of cybersecurity analysts in conducting proactive threat intelligence and responding to security incidents. It is designed to demonstrate an individual's ability to analyze, monitor, and protect against cybersecurity threats using advanced analytics and techniques.

The CYSA+ certification is intended for cybersecurity professionals who perform or aspire to perform the role of a cybersecurity analyst, security operations center (SOC) analyst, threat intelligence analyst, or vulnerability analyst. It focuses on practical skills required to detect, respond to, and prevent cybersecurity threats.

The CYSA+ certification exam covers the following key domains:

Key Modules

  • Threat and Vulnerability Management
  • Software and Systems Security
  • Security Operations and Monitoring
  • Incident Response and Threat Hunting
  • Compliance and Governance/LI>

The CYSA+ certification demonstrates that an individual possesses the skills required to analyze and respond to cybersecurity threats effectively. It is recognized by organizations worldwide and can help professionals advance their careers in the field of cybersecurity analysis and operations

Threat and Vulnerability Management

  • Conducting vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
  • Analyzing and interpreting vulnerability scan results
  • Implementing vulnerability management processes and practices
  • Responding to and remediating vulnerabilities effectively

Security Operations and Monitoring

  • Conducting security assessments and implementing monitoring solutions
  • Analyzing security logs and events to identify potential threats
  • Performing security incident response and handling procedures
  • Implementing and managing security information and event management (SIEM) systems

Incident Response and Threat Hunting

  • Developing and implementing incident response plans and procedures
  • Performing threat hunting activities to proactively detect and respond to threats
  • Analyzing and correlating threat intelligence data
  • Conducting post-incident analysis and lessons learned

Compliance and Governance

  • Applying security frameworks, policies, and procedures
  • Ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Managing security controls and risk management processes
  • Implementing security awareness and training programs