Information Technology

The Non-Credit Computer Education Department delivers basic and advanced technology training so you can learn a new skill or earn an industry-recognized credential to level up to your next job. 

Many non-degree IT courses align with Wake Tech’s IT degree programs, which means you can take certain “non-degree” course and still earn college credits for that course, if you enroll in a qualifying degree program.

  • Accounting Technology
  • CompTIA, Cisco, Cybersecurity, Open Technologies
  • Database Administration
  • Drafting and Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Office Technology
  • Professional Skills Development (1 to 3-day classes)
  • Software Programming
  • Web Design and Development

Course Details & Registration Information

Course
CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst CySA+ CS0-002
Name
CCT-3110C2
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Individuals who want to expand their knowledge and skills for employment-readiness or those who want to successfully prepare for the CompTIA CySA+ industry certification exam.
Description
This course is designed for individuals with foundational network and security knowledge and skills. Topics will focus on using an analytics-based approach to identify and address vulnerabilities, suggest preventive measures, compliance and assessment, and best practices to combat cybersecurity threats using continuous security monitoring. By the end of the course, students should have the ability to successfully pass the CompTIA CySA certification exam.
Course Objectives
  1. Leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques
  2. Analyze and interpret data
  3. Identify and address vulnerabilities
  4. Suggest preventative measures
  5. Respond to and recover from incidents
  6. Prepare to pass the CompTIA CySA+ exam
Outline of Instruction
  1. Introduction
  2. The Importance of Threat Data and Intelligence
  3. Utilizing Threat Intelligence to Support Organizational Security
  4. Vulnerability Management Activities
  5. Analyzing Assessment Output
  6. Threats and Vulnerabilities Associated with Specialized Technology
  7. Threats and Vulnerabilities Associated with Operating in the Cloud
  8. Implementing Controls to Mitigate Attacks and Software Vulnerabilities
  9. Security Solutions for Infrastructure Management
  10. Software Assurance Best Practices
  11. Hardware Assurance Best Practices
  12. Analyzing Data as Part of Security Monitoring Activities
  13. Implementing Configuration Changes to Existing Controls to Improve Security
  14. The Importance of Proactive Threat Hunting
  15. Automation Concepts and Technologies
  16. The Incident Response Process
  17. Applying the Appropriate Incident Response Procedure
  18. Analyzing Potential Indicators of Compromise
  19. Utilizing Basic Digital Forensics Techniques
  20. The Importance of Data Privacy and Protection
  21. Applying Security Concepts in Support of Organizational Risk Mitigation
  22. The Importance of Frameworks, Policies, Procedures, and Controls
  23. Certification Exam Final Preparation
Contact Hours
48
CEU's
4.8
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
CompTIA
Website URL
https://partners.comptia.org/docs/default-source/resources/comptia-cysa-cs0-002-exam-objectives
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques
  2. Analyze and interpret data
  3. Identify and address vulnerabilities
  4. Suggest preventative measures
  5. Respond to and recover from incidents
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Prior to course enrollment, students should have demonstrated knowledge and skills in alignment with the Network Technician program.
Text and Supplies Needed
N/A
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
N/A
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 80% of course material taught.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
N/A
Intended Audience
Individuals who want to expand their knowledge and skills for employment-readiness or those who want to successfully prepare for the CompTIA CySA+ industry certification exam.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Cybersecurity Analyst, Security Engineer
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
According to Burning Glass Technologies, Wake County has a high demand for these job titles.
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Security Engineer
Related Courses
  • Network Technician - NET-3100O2
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam N10-007 - NET-3100M2
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam SY0-501 - CCT-3110B2
Course Contact Information
Kobie Joyner
919-866-7213