SOC Analyst 1

Raj had been in an IT admin role at his old company for 4 years, growing into a senior admin. He is looking for an opportunity to start a career in cybersecurity.

From Senior IT Admin to SOC Analyst 1

After working in an IT admin role at his old company for 4 years, advancing into a senior admin, Raj decided he wanted to move into the cybersecurity space. He studied on his own time to attain several relevant industry certifications and started looking for open positions. A hiring manager with a knack for spotting cyber talent brought Raj in for an interview. The company was impressed by Raj’s self-starter attitude and pursuit of new knowledge and skills. They hired Raj and have committed to developing him into a SOC Analyst Level I over a period of 9 months, using the following learning plan.

Suggested Learning Track

The following is sample learning program for professionals looking to transition into a SOC Analyst role.

Windows System Analysis

This course teaches students the Windows 10 commands, tools, and techniques to use to identify and investigate significant indicators of compromise.

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01 5-Day Course
02 20 Lab Exercises
03 CPE/CEU Credit

Behavioral Malware Analysis

Using system monitoring tools and analytic software, students will analyze real-world malware samples in a training environment, building secure labs, classifying malware, analyzing behavior, and documenting findings.

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01 5-Day Course
02 20 Lab Exercises
03 College Credit

Network Traffic Analysis

This course focuses on research, filtering, and comparative analysis to identify and attribute the different types of activity on a network.

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01 5-Day Course
02 20 Lab Exercises
03 College Credit

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