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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)
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About the Authors
Assessment Test
Answer to the Assessment Test

Chapter 5: Building an Incident Response Program

Solution to Activity 5.1: Incident Severity Classification

The functional impact of this incident is high because the organization has lost the ability to sell products to customers. This fits the definition of the “organization is no longer able to provide some critical services to any users.”

The economic impact of this incident is high. The organization expects to lose $2,000,000 per day. This fits the definition of the high category: “The organization expects to experience a financial impact of $500,000 or more.”

The recoverability effort of this incident is extended. The organization has exhausted all internal resources and is seeking a consultant to assist. This fits the extended category definition of “Time to recovery is unpredictable; additional resources and outside help are needed.”

The information impact of this incident is none. The attack described in this scenario is a denial-of...