GIAC Certifications: Cyber Defense

GIAC Certifications:

Whether an attacker is successful penetrating an organization's network depends on the strength and intelligence of that organization's cyber defense professionals. Defending against attacks is an ongoing challenge, with new threats emerging daily and APT (advanced persistent threat) on everyone's mind. Well prepared organizations understand what has worked and will always work is taking a risk based approach to cyber defense.

Ensuring the highest level of cyber security means having the expertise and knowledge to focus on the right areas of cyber defense.

Cyber Defense
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GSEC: GIAC Security Essentials

Security Essentials

  • Prevention of attacks and detection of adversaries
  • Networking Concepts, Defense in Depth, Secure Communications
  • Foundational Windows and Linux Security

Affliated Training:

SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style

GCIA: GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst

Certified Intrusion Analyst

  • Fundamentals of Traffic Analysis and Application Protocols
  • Open Source IDS: Snort and Bro
  • Network Traffic Forensics and Monitoring

Affliated Training:

SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth

GISF: GIAC Information Security Fundamentals

Information Security Fundamentals

  • Information Security Foundations
  • Cryptography
  • Network Protection Strategies and Host Protection

Affliated Training:

SEC301: Intro to Information Security

GCED: GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender

Certified Enterprise Defender

  • Defensive Network Infrastructure and Packet Analysis
  • Pen Testing and Vulnerability Analysis and Mitigation
  • Incident Response, Malware and Data Loss Prevention

Affliated Training:

SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender

GCWN: GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator

Certified Windows Security Administrator

  • Windows OS and Application Hardening
  • PowerShell Scripting and Managing Cryptography
  • Server Hardening, IPSec, Dynamic Access Control and DNS

Affliated Training:

SEC505: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation

GPPA: GIAC Certified Perimeter Protection Analyst

Certified Perimeter Protection Analyst

  • Network Security, IP and Packet Decoding
  • Endpoint-Host Security
  • Logging Wireless, Encryption, VPNs and Cloud

GCUX: GIAC Certified UNIX Security Administrator

Certified UNIX Security Administrator

  • Hardening Linux/Unix
  • Application Security in Depth
  • Digital Forensics in the Linux/Unix Environment

Affliated Training:

SEC506: Securing Linux/Unix

GMON: GIAC Continuous Monitoring Certification

Continuous Monitoring Certification

  • Security Architecture and Security Operations Centers (SOCs)
  • Network Security Architecture and Monitoring
  • Endpoint Security Architecture, Automation and Continuous Monitoring

Affliated Training:

SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations

GCCC: GIAC Critical Controls Certification

Critical Controls Certification

  • Overview of the Critical Controls and Asset Inventories
  • Vulnerability Assessments and Remediation, Privileges, Logging
  • Email and Browser Protections, Malware, Control of Network Access and Protocols, Data Protection and Recovery and Secure Configurations
  • Wireless Device Control, Application Security, Incident Response, and Penetration Testing

Affliated Training:

SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth


***No training is required for a GIAC Certification