Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Operations - On Demand (SECOPS 1.0)

Begin a career working with associate-level cybersecurity analysts within security operations centers.


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Begin a career working with associate-level cybersecurity analysts within security operations centers.

Course Information

This course prepares you for the 210-255 SECOPS Exam leading to 210-255 SECOPS Certification. This course does not include the Official Exam Voucher, however, you can request to purchase the Official Exam Voucher separately.

About this course:

The course Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Operations is a detailed course to aid entry level Security Operations Center analyst. It incorporates all the introductory skills such as detection of malicious activity, identification of threat, event correlation and emergency response.

A SOC is required to stay cautious of threats to system security, and efficiently tackling any issues that may arise. This position has a growing importance in the current day scenario where all the organizations are threatened by the breach of security through the internet.

Course Objective:

  • Define a SOC and the various job roles in a SOC

  • Understand SOC infrastructure tools and systems

  • Learn basic incident analysis for a threat centric SOC

  • Explore resources available to assist with an investigation

  • Explain basic event correlation and normalization

  • Describe common attack vectors

  • Learn how to identifying malicious activity

  • Understand the concept of a playbook

  • Describe and explain an incident respond handbook

  • Define types of SOC Metrics

  • Understand SOC Workflow Management system and automation


  • Security Operations Center Security Analyst

  • Computer Network Defense Analyst

  • Computer Network Defense Infrastructure Support personnel

  • Future Incident Responders and Security Operations Center (SOC) personnel

  • Students beginning a career and entering the cybersecurity field

  • IT personnel looking to learn more about the area of cybersecurity operations

  • Students beginning a career, entering the cybersecurity field. 

  • Cisco Channel Partners


It is strongly recommended, but not required, that students have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

  • Working knowledge of the Windows operating system

  • Working knowledge of Cisco IOS networking and concepts


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Brand Cisco
Subjects Information Security, IT Ops & Management
Lab Access Yes
Technology Cisco
Learning Style Self-Paced Learning
Difficulty Intermediate
Course Duration 40 Hours
Language English


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