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Cybersecurity Analyst

Published
Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
CyberUp
Industries
O*Net Code
15-1212.00
Rapids Code
2050CB
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Jul 29, 2021
Updated
Jul 29, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 20 total skills
Foundations
Demonstrate a working understanding of the organization’s structure, personnel rules, responsibilities, and general understanding of work ethics, interpersonal communications, and related policies. Understands and practices safety procedures and rules.
Demonstrate a working understanding of the organization’s goals, mission, and vision.
Demonstrate a working understanding of the organization’s office tools such as copiers, fax machines, etc.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the components of a computer and perform basic troubleshooting on communication issues within a computer.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the hardware components of a computer and perform basic troubleshooting on hardware related issues.
Computer Basics
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and basic troubleshooting on a computer.
Demonstrate a basic knowledge of troubleshooting, networking, and security across a variety of devices.
Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the cloud components of a network and perform basic troubleshooting on hardware related issues.
Demonstrate a basic knowledge of “best practices” in general network security.
Security Basics
Demonstrate a basic knowledge of “best practices” in managing Linux networks.
Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of “best practices” in general network security.
Advanced Networking
Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of basic networking, to allow the flow of information between multiple computers. Install and configure client operating systems for the organization.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of how to configure and troubleshoot network operating systems.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of how to configure and troubleshoot Active Directory.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of how to configure and troubleshoot identity and access solutions.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of how to configure and troubleshoot IIS and terminal services.
Plan and administer Windows Server 2008R2 or newer.
Design a Windows Server 2008R2 or newer Network Infrastructure.
Design a Windows Server 2008R2 or newer Active Directory Infrastructure.
Advanced Security
Demonstrate a basic knowledge of best practices in cryptography, end user management, penetration testing, data forensics, malware, NIST standards, metasploit, end-user management, threat responses, social engineering, and corporate security management best practices.

Technical Instruction

Analyze Various Data Sources to Confirm Suspected Infection - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be proficient with being able to confirm the presence of malicious activity using the various tools including wireshark and VIrusTotal.com.
CompTIA Linux+ - 14 req. hrs
Apprentices will have a training that will prepare them with the knowledge to become a certified Linux+ expert, spanning a curriculum that covers Linux maintenance task, user assistance and installation and configuration.
CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 - 32 req. hrs
Apprentices will be proficient at Linux administration and also prepared to take their CompTIA LX0-103 Linux+ certification exam.
CompTIA LX0-103: Linux+ - 22 req. hrs
The practice certification test will prepare apprentices to confidently ace part 1 of the Linux+ certification exam.
CompTIA Linux+ LX0-104 - 32 req. hrs
Apprentices will have knowledge on basic Linux concepts such as package management, commands, and devices.
Scanning and Mapping Networks - 3 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to scan and map any network using Zenmap, be able to compare the current network system baseline to the previously recorded network map and annotate any discrepancies, and create and save two documents (.xml and .nmap) detailing the findings concerning each system on the network.
Firewall Set-up and Configuration - 3 req. hrs
The candidate has demonstrated the ability to set-up a firewall from the command line interface, configure a firewall from a web interface, and learn how to create a firewall rule to manage network traffic at different levels.
Setting up Zones in a Firewall - 2 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to be able to configure a pfSense firewall to create/isolate various network segments.
Block Incoming Traffic on Known Port - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to respond to an incident by blocking incoming traffic of a known port from a specific IP.
Network Miner - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to use the Network Miner tool, analyze pcap files and extract potentially malicious files.
CompTIA Network+ - 40 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the tools to have a successful career in network administration.
CompTIA Network+ N10-007 - 36 req. hrs
Apprentices will have hands on labs to learn VPN Technologies and Services.
CompTIA - N10-007 Network+ - 4 req. hrs
Upon completion of the test apprentices will have a good understanding of network infrastructure, networking concepts, vulnerabilities, network operations, and troubleshooting.
Preliminary Scanning - 1 req. hrs
Apprentice will know how to utilize Nmap, to identify the systems on a network of responsibilities.
Open Systems Interconnection model (OSI model) - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to operate the OSI model and be prepared to obtain their OSI model certification.
TCP/IP - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the knowledge of core networking principles that are essential for advancing a career in cyber security or information assurance.
Network Devices - 3 req. hrs
Network devices will solidify apprentice’s knowledge in networking and allow them the opportunity to work hands on with a variety of essential equipment, furthering their cyber security career and provide a valuable skill set that will always be in demand.
Comparing Controls - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will know how to evaluate policies in place on a domain and apply the policies in accordance to organizational standards.
Cisco CCNA - 20 req. hrs
Apprentices will become proficient in operating, installing, configuring, and troubleshooting WAN, LAN, and dial access services for medium-sized networks.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA 200-125) - 35 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills and knowledge they need to successfully complete their 200-152 Cisco Certified Network Associate certification exam.
Intro to InfoSec - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be ready to launch a new career.
CompTIA Security+ - 10 req. hrs
Apprentices will be properly prepared to successfully complete the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.
CompTIA Security+ 501 - 30 req. hrs
Apprentice will know the information to confidently ace the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.
CompTIA SY0-501: Security+ - 2 req. hrs
Based upon a passing score, this test will prove that apprentices have the knowledge threats, attacks and vulnerabilities, technologies and tools, architecture and design. Identity and access management, risk management, cryptography and PKI.
Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking - 14 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to exploit networks in the manner of an attacker and be able to protect the network from the attacker.
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) - 25 req. hrs
Apprentice will have the skills to become a skillful capable ethical hacker and be able to confidently ace their Certified Ethical Hacker certification exam.
Ethical Hacking (CEH Preparation) - 4 req. hrs
Based upon a passing score, apprentices will have the knowledge of mapping networks, packet sniffing, social engineering and planting a backdoor.
Open Source Password Cracking - 7 req. hrs
Open Source Password Cracking lab teaches apprentices how to use the open source tool, John the Ripper, to crack passwords of various file types on both a Windows and a Linux virtual machine. Apprentices will learn about using tools to crack passwords on Windows and Linux machines. There are many methods to crack passwords, this skill is a key part of the Cyber Operator work role and builds to the ability to use tools, techniques, and procedures to remotely exploit and establish persistence on a target.
Intro to Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering - 10 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to perform dynamic and static analysis on all major file types. Apprentices will know how to carve malicious executables from documents and how to recognize common malware tactics and debug and disassemble malicious binaries.
Participate in Attack Analysis Using Trusted Tool Set - 3 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to participate in the attack analysis and incident response to identify vulnerabilities. Apprentices will also be able to capture a list of the current environmental variables that later will be analyzed for any anomalies in the variables.
Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to prevent ill-intent such as “Phishing” scams, downloadable files via a link, etc. that directs an end-user to a falsified server.
Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Defend - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to defend against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.
Web Application Penetration Testing - 3 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to develop their own pen testing environment.
XSS Store Based Fishing - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to perform the following duties: secure coding, web application security essentials, OWASP top 10-cross site scripting, and gain administrator access to illegal websites.
XSS Stored - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to perform a Stored XSS attack in their investigation of a website that is being used for illegal content.
XSS Reflected - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to identify XSS Reflected vulnerabilities, how to find XSS Reflected vulnerabilities, how to create a malicious link that will be used for XSS Reflected attack, and they will be able to insert the link into the website.
Incident Response and Advanced Forensics - 5 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to integrate advanced authentication, how to manage risk in enterprise, how to conduct vulnerability assessments and how to analyze network security concepts and components.
Botnet Takedown - 3 req. hrs
Apprentices will have a proper knowledge to be able to disable a botnet.
Network Discovery - 2 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to discover information about DNS servers, configure IPTables to impede malicious hackers, run traceroute scans, and running a query to see if the port is open to ICMP packets.
Preliminary Scanning - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to identify systems on a network of responsibilities. Apprentices will also be able to identify other devices on the laboratory network, to include computers and network infrastructure devices, such as routers.
Parse Files Out of Network Traffic - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to use the network traffic analysis tools, Wireshark and Network Miner to analyze network traffic and identify potential file transfers and extract files.
Specialized Linux Port Scans - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to leverage Hping3 to assess ports of various devices on the assigned network.
CompTIA Security+ - 10 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to perform proficiently in topics such as threats, vulnerabilities and attacks, systems security, network infrastructure, access control, cryptography, risk management, and organizational security.
CompTIA Security+ 501 - 30 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills mastered that will be needed to be a security professional.
Using Snort and Wireshark to Analyze Traffic - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills needed to critically inspect network traffic and detect suspicious activity. Apprentices will also be able to use Snort and Wireshark to quickly and effectively scan and understand what's happening in their network.
Threat Designation - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to conduct scans against a web server, a file share, a printer and a user’s host device.
Fundamental Vulnerability Management - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills needed to use the popular scanning tools, delivery of progress reports, and implementation of increased systems coverages.
Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking - 14 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills and tools that are required for the development and application of an effective vulnerability prevention strategy to prevent attackers from entering key systems.
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) - 25 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills mastered that are needed to be a capable ethical hacker.
Applying Filters to TCPDump and Wireshark - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have mastered the skills to becoming efficient and effective at conducting security task.
Security Assessment & Testing - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to manage risks involved in developing, operating, and sustaining systems and capabilities.
Identifying System Vulnerabilities with OpenVAS - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to scan a system in OpenVAS to discover and identify systems on the network that have vulnerabilities.
Implement Single System Changes in Firewall - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have mastered the skills for network interface configuration, Pfsense firewall initial set-up, firewall rules, and the importance of blocking/allowing TCP/UDP ports.
Manual Vulnerability Assessment - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will be able to perform a risk assessment based on the findings from the previous vulnerability audits and determine appropriate mitigation actions.
Performing an Initial Attack Analysis - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to perform incidence response on a compromised machine, collect volatile data and have the skill to ability to manipulate data.
Advanced Techniques for Malware Recovery - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to analyze processes, DLLs, registry edits and other auto start functions to locate and remove malicious software from an infected Windows 7 victim machine.
Analyze and Classify Malware - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to create and conduct basic static analysis of a malicious executable file.
Dynamic Malware Analysis Capstone - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to capture network traffic by using the simple “man-in-the-middle” system.
CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) - 15 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to analysis and defense techniques leveraging data. Apprentices will have the tools to identify risks to an organization and they will know how to apply effective mitigation strategies.
CompTIA CySA+ - 27 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to identify and combat malware, and advanced persistent threats (APTs), resulting in enhanced threat visibility across a broad attack surface.
Vulnerability Scan Analysis - 2 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to Identify, Mitigate, Scan, Analyze and Remediate Network Vulnerabilities pertaining to an organization's IT Infrastructure and assess the Threat Environment on the basis of confirmatory audits of the basic IT/Cyber Security CIAAN Privacy Principles.
Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and Configuration - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to perform a Risk assessment based on the findings from the previous vulnerability audits and determine appropriate mitigation actions.
Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and Configuration, Pt. 2 - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to perform confirmatory assessments of systems or networks according to an audit policy.
Monitoring Network Traffic - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to interpret the information collected by network tools, detect host and network-based intrusions via intrusion detection technologies, and perform packet-level analysis.
Analyze SQL Injection Attack - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to recognize and validate SQL Injection Attacks against an environment.
Creating Recommendations Based on Vulnerability Assessments - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to perform assessments of systems or networks according to an audit policy.
Advanced Penetration Testing - 20 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills on how to attack from the web using cross-site scripting, SQL injection attacks, remote and local file inclusion and how to understand the defender of a network that they are breaking into.
Denial of Service PCAP Analysis - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to perform a Denial of Service attack.
Centralized Monitoring - 1 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to remotely visualize and analyze data through various forms of technology.
Computer and Hacking Forensics - 10 req. hrs
Apprentices will have the skills to; determine potential online criminal activity at its inception, legally gather evidence, search and investigate wireless activity.

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