CyberSec First Responder® (CFR)

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to protect critical information systems before, during, and after an incident. Students should receive knowledge and skills required to deal with a changing threat landscape and will be able to assess risk and vulnerabilities, acquire data, perform analysis, continuously communicate, determine scope, recommend remediation actions, and accurately report results.

Upon course completion, students will be able to perform the following:
• Assess cybersecurity risk in computing environments within a risk management framework.
• Evaluate an organization’s cybersecurity posture.
• Identify that a cybersecurity incident has occurred.
• Collect cybersecurity intelligence.
• Analyze data collected from security and event logs using both Windows and Linux tools.
• Analyze threats to computing environments.
• Analyze attacks on computing environments.
• Analyze post-attack techniques on computing environments.
• Perform analysis on network assets.
• Investigate cybersecurity incidents.
• Provide remediation and containment suggestions in response to cybersecurity incidents.
• Assess and apply cybersecurity policies and procedures.
• Understand the cybersecurity threat landscape.
• Review vulnerability assessments performed on computing environments.
• Identify cybersecurity compliance, standards, frameworks, and best practices.
• Identify and describe basic concepts of forensics.
• Utilize log sources for continuous monitoring and detection of potential anomalies.
• Student must receive a CFR certification