Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis Training (SCYBER) (v1.2)

Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis Training (SCYBER) (v1.2)

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The Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis Training (SCYBER) (v1.2) combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to make sure you are able to understand cybersecurity concepts and recognize specific network threats and attacks. You will learn how a network security operations center (SOC) works and how to begin to monitor, analyze, and respond to security threats within the network.

This lab-intensive training course prepares you to take the Cyber Security Specialist Certification exam (exam ID = 600-199).

Duration: 5 days

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis Training (SCYBER) course is defined here:

• This Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis Training (SCYBER) (v1.2) course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to monitor, analyze, and respond to network security threats and attacks.

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis Training (SCYBER) course are:

• CCNA equivalent knowledge is preferred
• Basic understanding of Cisco security product features
• Basic understanding of open-source and commercial network security tools
• Basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and UNIX/Linux operating systems, desktops, and servers
• Basic understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and TCP/IP

Objectives:

After completing this Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis Training (SCYBER) course, attendees will be able to:

• Describe the tools, techniques, and thought processes of an attacker.
• Describe the features, functions, and benefits of an SOC.
• Identify the common sources used to detect an incident, as well as the actions that should be considered in response.
• Perform basic packet capture and packet analysis.
• Enable syslog on Cisco devices and to perform basic network log analysis.
• Discuss the relevance of baselining and some of the most useful steps to be used when deploying a system.
• Discuss the policies and roles in the typical SOC, as well as some of the common tools used by SOC members.
• Discuss techniques used to identify anomalies and correlate log entries.
• Understand techniques used to scope, document, and analyze investigations.
• Discuss the methodology behind mitigations.
• Discuss documentation and communication during an incident.
• Discuss post-incident considerations.

Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis Training (SCYBER) – Course Outline:

Module 1: Attacker Methodology

Types of Attackers
Malware and attacker tools
Understand common attacks

Module 2: Defender Methodology

Define vulnerabilities, threats, exploits, and attacks
Define the network (NOC) and security operations center (SOC)
SOC processes and procedures
Responsibilities of the SOC
Identify security incidents

Module 3: Defender Tools

Identify common sources used to detect security incidents
Understand event correlation and baseline data
Define data across layers of TCP/IP model
Data synchronization and data collection
Data encryption
Network monitoring and event management
User Reports
Risk analysis and mitigation strategies

Module 4: Packet Analysis

Network structures related to packet analysis
Analyze packets using Cisco IOS software
Access control lists
Debug commands
IOS embedded packet capture (EPC)
Methods used to capture traffic
Network taps
Local SPAN
remote SPAN
Conduct network traces
Establish a packet baseline using Wireshark

Module 5: Network Log Analysis

Use log analysis protocols and tools
Explore log mechanics
Retrieve syslog data
Retrieve DNS events and proxy logs
Correlate log files

Module 6: Baseline Network Operations

Establish a network baseline
Baseline methodologies
Exception handling and monitoring tools
Network topology mapping
Network securing best practices
Define and identify mission-critical business components
Determine the health state of monitored network components

Module 7: Incident Response Preparation

SOC roles and responsibilities
Incident response standards
IRT roles and responsibilities
Remediation, resolution and closure
Establish an effective monitoring system
Analyze monitoring system

Module 8: Security Incident Detection

Identify an incident
Correlate data sources
SIEM as an automatic correlation
Review and classify incident information
Identify source of incident

Module 9: Investigations

Framework and scope of investigation
Data collection process
Describe the role of flow data in an investigation
Use flow data to monitor, analyze, and visualize network traffic
Historical analysis

Module 10: Mitigations and Best Practices

Development and deployment
Validate and test mitigations
Proper documentation methods
Describe cyber threat defense solutions and components
Implement access control lists (ACLs)
Zone-based policy firewall overview
Describe default policies, traffic flows, and zone Interaction
Implement network-layer mitigations and best practices
Implement link-layer best practices

Module 11: Communication

Incident documentation requirements and process
Incident assessment
Solutions

Module 12: Post-Event Activity

Conduct an incident post-mortem
Policies and procedures
Develop security proposals
Analyze deficiencies
Propose remediations
Implement, publicize and monitor remediations

Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis Training (SCYBER) – Labs:

Assessing Your Understanding of Network and Security Operations
Exploring the Remote Lab Environment
Enabling Netflow Export and Syslog
Capturing Packets on the Pod Router and using Wireshark to examine the PCAP
Capturing Packets using TCPDUMP
Examining Logs Manually
Enabling AAA for Router SSH Management Access
Enabling SMNPv3 on the Pod Router and Pod Switch
Performing NMAP Scans and Using Netcat to Connect to Open Ports
Analyzing PCAP File with Suspicious Activities Using Wireshark
Examining Event Logs Manually
Examining Event Logs Using Splunk
Analyzing NetFlow Data with Lancope StealthWatch
Implementing IOS Zone-Based Firewall
Incident Response

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