Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

Course Section ID:
ITSY-1075-300

Course Description

Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is an IT workforce certification given by CompTIA that focuses on defense through security analytics, incident detection and response, and applies behavioral analytics to networks and devices to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats. This class helps prepare the student to take the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) exam at the intermediate-skills level of a cybersecurity
career path. CompTIA CySA+ is for IT professionals looking to gain the following security analyst skills: Perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization, Configure and use threat-detection tools and Secure and protect applications and systems within an organization. CompTIA CySA+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements and is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Suggested prerequisites: CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge.

For questions regarding this course, please contact Maria Coleman.

Meet The Instructor

Travis McWhorter

Lee McWhorter has been involved in the PC revolution since his first PC, a Commodore VIC-20, on which he taught himself to program BASIC. He has stayed involved ever since and has run his own IT consulting, services, and security firms including his current, McWhorter Technologies.

Lee has an MBA in Economics & Finance from MSU and his roles have spanned from the Server room to the Board room across multiple industries. Lee has also designed and taught business, economics, programming, networking, and security courses for Tulane, ITT, Midwestern, and Woz U; as well as for CEU and certification level training firms.

Over time Lee has earned many certifications including Microsoft, Novell, and SCO Certified Instructor; and almost all CompTIA certs including A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, PenTest+, CySA+, Server+ and related stackable certifications. He also taught CompTIA's first ever, world-wide PenTest+ Train the Trainer series and presents for CompTIA regularly. A recent interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) has lead Lee to acquiring most of CertNexus' security and IoT certifications as well, including CyberSec First Responder, IoTPRO, and Certified IoT Practitioner.

In his free time, Lee is a Big Brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and is a Board Member of a wonderful animal rescue charity, "Amen for Animals."

Meet The Instructor

Jr

Lee McWhorter has been involved in the PC revolution since his first PC, a Commodore VIC-20, on which he taught himself to program BASIC. He has stayed involved ever since and has run his own IT consulting, services, and security firms including his current, McWhorter Technologies.

Lee has an MBA in Economics & Finance from MSU and his roles have spanned from the Server room to the Board room across multiple industries. Lee has also designed and taught business, economics, programming, networking, and security courses for Tulane, ITT, Midwestern, and Woz U; as well as for CEU and certification level training firms.

Over time Lee has earned many certifications including Microsoft, Novell, and SCO Certified Instructor; and almost all CompTIA certs including A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, PenTest+, CySA+, Server+ and related stackable certifications. He also taught CompTIA's first ever, world-wide PenTest+ Train the Trainer series and presents for CompTIA regularly. A recent interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) has lead Lee to acquiring most of CertNexus' security and IoT certifications as well, including CyberSec First Responder, IoTPRO, and Certified IoT Practitioner.

In his free time, Lee is a Big Brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and is a Board Member of a wonderful animal rescue charity, "Amen for Animals."

Course Information

Jul 9th - Aug 22nd
6 Weeks Total
TTh @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
56.00 Total Hours
Course Instructor
Jr
1 Students Registered
15 Seats Available

Course Registration

Course Cost Breakdown:
Base Cost of $1,150.00 + $1.00 Fees
$1151.00 Course Cost
*May require a $1 or $3 insurance fee

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