Cisco Exam Review: CyberOps Associate

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Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate

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Cisco Exam Review: CyberOps Associate

Practice Exam

Access Duration: 180 days



The Cisco Exam Review: CyberOps Associate helps you prepare to take the Cisco CBROPS exam.

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As you approach your exam date, you can use this practice tool to help you to identify any gaps in your knowledge or areas of weakness that you should focus on before taking the live exam. It will provide you with practice related to the key knowledge, skills and abilities that are expected of candidates for the Cisco CyberOps Associate exam.

In this exam review, you will answer approximately 75 questions, selected from a pool of nearly 400 items, including lab exercises. Each question is designed to validate your proficiency in the core Cisco CyberOps Associate knowledge areas.

Upon completion of your exam, you will be provided a detailed score report, and you will have the ability to review your answers.

Each time you start the exam review, a new pool of approximately 75 questions will be selected, so you will have a different experience each pass through the exam review.

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To get the most out of the exam review, you should have a solid understanding of the following topics and be able to:

  • Explain how a Security Operations Center (SOC) operates and describe the different types of services that are performed from a Tier 1 SOC analyst's perspective
  • Explain Network Security Monitoring (NSM) tools that are available to the network security analyst
  • Explain the data that is available to the network security analyst
  • Describe the basic concepts and uses of cryptography
  • Describe security flaws in the TCP/IP protocol and how they can be used to attack networks and hosts
  • Understand common endpoint security technologies
  • Understand the kill chain and the diamond models for incident investigations, and the use of exploit kits by threat actors
  • Identify resources for hunting cyber threats
  • Explain the need for event data normalization and event correlation
  • Identify the common attack vectors
  • Identify malicious activities
  • Identify patterns of suspicious behaviors
  • Conduct security incident investigations
  • Explain the use of a typical playbook in the SOC
  • Explain the use of a typical playbook in the SOC
  • Explain the use of a workflow management system and automation to improve the effectiveness of the SOC
  • Describe a typical incident response plan and the functions of a typical Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)
  • Explain the use of Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing (VERIS) to document security incidents in a standard format


Associated Certification: Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate

Associated Exam: 200-201 CBROPS

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