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CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)


Computing and IT

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

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Funding only applies to certain England postcodes – please check your postcode to make sure you’re eligible for a free course.


This course is free only for residents within the following areas: Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell and Dudley.

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is an IT workforce certification that applies behavioural analytics to networks and devices to prevent, detect and combat cybersecurity threats through continuous security monitoring.

What Is a Cybersecurity Analyst?
A Cybersecurity Analyst detects cyber threats and then implements changes to protect an organisation in the following ways:
• Manages and configures tools to monitor activity on the network
• Analyses the reports from those tools to identify unusual behaviour on the network
• Proactively identifies network vulnerabilities through penetration testing, vulnerability scans and vulnerability assessment reports
• Plans and recommends changes to increase the security of the network
• Applies security patches to protect the network

Jobs that use CySA+ include:
• Threat Intelligence Analyst
• Vulnerability Analyst
• Cybersecurity Specialist
• Information Security Analyst or Administrator
• Security Administrator


  • Threat and Vulnerability Management
  • Software and Systems Security
  • Security Operations & Monitoring
  • Incidence Response
  • Compliance & Assessment

Entry Requirements

The CySA+ qualification is intended to follow the CompTIA Security+ course. Applicants engaging at this level must have hands on related experience and a technical focus.


Other than a notepad, all equipment required for training will be supplied.

Next Steps

Upon successful completion of this course you can move onto higher education, IT and digital Apprenticeships.

Mode of Study


Academic Newcomer Winner

Course Features



The courses are free to learners aged 19+ employed and unemployed in the eligible postcode area. Non-eligible area: £761.00

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