CyberSec First Responder

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Equip yourself with the skills to defend against cyber threats and respond effectively to security incidents with this CyberSec First Responder (CFR-410) certification course. Ideal for cybersecurity practitioners in both federal contracting and private sector firms.

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CyberSec First Responder


This course prepares cybersecurity practitioners for roles related to defending information systems, incident response, and executing standardized responses to security incidents. It aligns with industry frameworks like NIST 800-61r2 and US-CERT’s NCIRP, ideal for those involved in Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) or DoD Information Network (DoDIN) operations.


By the end of this course, leaner will be able to:

  • Identify, assess, respond to, and protect against security threats.
  • Operate a system and network security analysis platform.
  • Assess cybersecurity risks and mitigate them.
  • Analyze various threats affecting security posture.
  • Respond to cybersecurity incidents using containment, mitigation, and recovery tactics.


  • At least two years of experience in computer network security or related field.
  • Ability to recognize information security vulnerabilities and threats.
  • Foundational knowledge of network and computing environments.
  • Foundation-level skills with common operating systems and network protocols.

Course Outline

Module 1: Assessing Cybersecurity Risk2024-02-18T12:23:12+05:30
  • Importance of risk management in cybersecurity.
  • Conducting risk assessment to identify vulnerabilities and threats.
  • Strategies for mitigating cybersecurity risks.
  • Integration of documentation into risk management processes.
Module 2: Analyzing the Threat Landscape2024-02-18T12:24:43+05:30
  • Classifying different types of cyber threats.
  • Analyzing trends influencing the organization’s security posture.
  • Utilizing threat intelligence to stay ahead of emerging threats.
Module 3: Analyzing Reconnaissance Threats2024-02-18T12:26:32+05:30
  • Implementing threat modeling techniques.
  • Assessing the impact of reconnaissance activities on network security.
  • Evaluating the risks associated with social engineering attacks.
Module 4: Analyzing Attacks on Computing and Network Environments2024-02-18T12:27:44+05:30
  • Assessing the impact of various attack vectors including system hacking, web-based attacks, malware, and DoS incidents.
  • Understanding threats to mobile and cloud security.
  • Strategies for mitigating the impact of hijacking and impersonation attacks.
Module 5: Module 5: Analyzing Post-Attack Techniques2024-02-18T12:29:09+05:30
  • Evaluating command and control techniques used by attackers.
  • Identifying persistence techniques to maintain access.
  • Analyzing lateral movement and pivoting techniques.
  • Assessing data exfiltration and anti-forensics techniques employed by adversaries.


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