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CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide: Exam CS0-002

By : Mike Chapple, David Seidl
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CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide: Exam CS0-002

By: Mike Chapple, David Seidl

Overview of this book

The Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security. CompTIA CySA+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). More than just test prep, this book helps you to learn skills to demonstrate your command of all domains and topics covered by the CySA+ exam. The CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide provides complete coverage of all exam objectives for the new CySA+ certification. The CySA+ certification validates a candidate's skills to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis, and identify vulnerabilities with a goal of securing and protecting systems of organizations. You'll study concepts with real-world examples drawn from experts, and hands-on labs. You'll gain insight on how to create your own cybersecurity toolkit. The end-of-chapter review questions will help you reinforce your knowledge. By the end of the book, you’ll have the skills and confidence you need to think and respond like a seasoned professional.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Free Chapter
1
Acknowledgments
2
About the Authors
4
Assessment Test
5
Answer to the Assessment Test
19
Index
20
Advert
21
EULA

Chapter 8
Recovery and Post-Incident Response

THE COMPTIA CYBERSECURITY ANALYST+ EXAM OBJECTIVES COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE:

  • Domain 3: Cyber Incident Response
    • ✓ 3.5 Summarize the incident recovery and post-incident response process.

Chapter 5, “Building an Incident Response Program,” provided an overview of the steps required to build and implement a cybersecurity incident response program according to the process advocated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). In their Computer Security Incident Handling Guide, NIST outlines the four-phase incident response process shown in Figure 8.1

“Diagram shows incidence response process with four different steps like preparation, detection and analysis, containment eradication and recovery, and post-incident activity with flow connections.”

Figure 8.1 Incident response process

Source: NIST SP 800-61: Computer Security Incident Handling Guide

The remainder of Chapter 5 provided an overview of the Preparation phase of incident response. Chapter 6, “Analyzing Symptoms for Incident Response,” and Chapter 7, “Performing Forensic Analysis,” covered the details...