CyberLive - Hands-On, Real-World Practical Testing

CyberLive - Hands-On, Real-World Practical Testing

CyberLive - The New Mark of Hands-On Cyber Security Skills

What is CyberLive?

GIAC Certifications, known for setting the standard for cyber security certifications over the past two decades, is now raising the bar even higher with CyberLive.

To assess the scope of a practitioner's abilities, CyberLive uses:

These elements combine to create a lab environment in which cyber security practitioners prove their knowledge, understanding, and skill. Candidates are asked practical questions that require performance of real-world-like tasks that mimic specialized job roles.

All GIAC Certification exams are web-based and required to be taken in a proctored environment. Click here for more information.

"Increasingly, the hands-on portion is important to measure the abilities of cyber professionals." - Ben Boyle, GXPN, GDAT, GWAPT

The following GIAC certification exams currently feature CyberLive:

GCIA: Intrusion Analyst
  • Fundamentals of Traffic Analysis and Application Protocols
  • Open-Source IDS: Snort and Bro
  • Network Traffic Forensics and Monitoring
GCIH: Incident Handler
  • Incident Handling and Computer Crime Investigation
  • Computer and Network Hacker Exploits
  • Hacker Tools (Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit and Netcat)
GPEN: Penetration Tester
  • Comprehensive Pen Test Planning, Scoping, and Recon
  • In-depth Scanning and Exploitation, Post-Exploitation, and Pivoting
  • In-depth Password Attacks and Web App Pen Testing
GXPN: Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester
  • Network Attacks, Crypto, Network Booting, and Restricted Environments
  • Python, Scapy, and Fuzzing
  • Exploiting Windows and Linux for Penetration Testers
GCFA: Forensic Analyst
  • Advanced Incident Response and Digital Forensics
  • Memory Forensics, Timeline Analysis, and Anti-Forensics Detection
  • Threat Hunting and APT Intrusion Incident Response
GWAPT: GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester
  • Web application overview, authentication attacks, and configuration testing
  • Web application session management, SQL injection attacks, and testing tools
  • Cross site request forgery and scripting, client injection attack, reconnaissance and mapping

Are you ready to put your skills to the test?

Cyber security professionals need:

GIAC recognized this industry-wide need, and developed CyberLive - hands-on, real-world practical testing- to fill the gaps in the market.

Solve Practical Challenges

The gamification of these exams provides both cyber security professionals and employers with a way to assess the practitioner's real-world abilities.

Test Skill Level

CyberLive testing adds additional depth and demonstrates that the cyber security practitioner has the core skills needed to address today's security challenges.

Preparing to take a GIAC Certification exam featuring CyberLive? Find out what to expect.