Cybersecurity

CyberOps Associate

Develop the know-how to monitor, detect and respond to cybersecurity threats.

By Cisco Networking Academy

Will You Answer the Call to Protect Networks?

Uncovering cybercrime, cyber espionage, and other networking threats are just some of the exciting cybersecurity jobs spanning across every industry. Learn the skills to join this fast-growing field and take advantage of the opportunities found in security operation centers. Feel confident that you are helping make the world a safer place by pursuing a role in this field.

In this course you will learn security concepts, security monitoring, host-based analysis, network intrusion analysis, and security policies procedures. This course also aligns with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework to support consistent communication language for cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.

Recommended preparation: Introduction to Cybersecurity or Cybersecurity Essentials.

You'll Learn These Core Skills:

  • Deepen knowledge in how best to detect and respond to security incidents.
  • Gain job-ready, practical skills in cybersecurity operations.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
  • Prepare for Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Certification.
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Length: 
70 hours
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Cost: 
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Level: Intermediate
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Learning Type: Instructor-led
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Coursework

Engaging learning experiences with interactive content such as practice labs, interactive activities, videos, and assessments along the way. Bring it all together and test what you learned with a final exam.

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Community

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Proof of Completion

Verification may come as a certificate of completion, statement of attendance, or a digital learning badge depending on the course. Share on social media or your resume to tell the world of your achievement.

 

Cybersecurity Pathway

Cybersecurity professionals who can protect and defend an organization's network are in high-demand. Put your detective-like qualities to work by gaining knowledge toward a career in fighting cybercrime.

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