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

Affiliated 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

Affiliated Training:

SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth

 
GISF: GIAC Information Security Fundamentals

Information Security Fundamentals

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

Affiliated 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

Affiliated 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

Affiliated 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

 
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

Affiliated Training:

SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations

 
GCUX: GIAC Certified UNIX Security Administrator

Certified UNIX Security Administrator

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

Affiliated Training:

SEC506: Securing Linux/Unix

 
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

Affiliated Training:

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

 

Please Note: No training is required for a GIAC Certification