Security Analyst to Security Architect- Track 2 Forensics Analyst

$398.09 incl. vat


duration: 14 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 365 days |

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This is the second track of the learning path Security Analyst to Security Architect. The focus in this track is on the role of Forensic Analyst.

The emphasis is on your awareness as an end-user, anomaly detection, digital forensics, digital ethics and privacy, risk analysis, software assessment & audits, and cryptography.

In this track of the learning path you will find various training courses that prepare you to get started as a Forensic Analyst. In addition, a live lab is available that teaches you to apply the learned theory in a practical environment. You conclude this part with an exam.


After completing this track, you will have the knowledge and skills to work as a Forensic Analyst. You are ready to get started with track 3 of this learning path.


You are expected to master the knowledge and skills that are covered in track 1 (Security Analyst) of this learning path.

Target audience

Security Specialist


Security Analyst to Security Architect- Track 2 Forensics Analyst

14 hours

End-User Security: The End-User Perspective

Examine end-user security concepts such as shared responsibilities and policies, physical controls, authentication, software, and best practices.

End-User Security: The Security Administrator Perspective

Examine end-user security from the security administrator point-of-view including threatscape, security policies, training and awareness, Layer 2 security, 802.1X, MACsec, EDR, advanced endpoint protection, and vendor solutions.

End-User Security: Securing End Users against Attackers

Examine end-user security from the rogue attacker point-of-view including motivations, MaaS, phishing techniques, ransomware, data theft, cryptojacking, DoS, and toolkits.

Anomaly Detection: Aspects of Anomaly Detection

  • Network anomalies are behaviors or activities that deviate from

  • the norm. It is important that security professionals learn to
  • monitor for these anomalies in network traffic because the traffic
  • could be malicious traffic. Explore the role network and security
  • professionals play in detecting and addressing anomalies,
  • determining if anomalies are malicious, and best practices in
  • monitoring and detection.

Anomaly Detection: Network Anomaly Detection

Explore best practices for anomaly detection for network forensics with topics such as network behavior anomaly detection, frequency analysis, identifying beaconing activity, and recognizing the signs of a brute force attack. Also discover protocal and popluation analysis, HTTPS and SSH attacks, as well as triage methods.

Digital Forensic Techniques & Investigative Approaches

Digital Forensic Techniques & Investigative Approaches

Ethics & Privacy: Digital Forensics

Ethics & Privacy: Digital Forensics

Risk Analysis: Security Risk Management

Explore security risk management concepts and discover how to assess, categorize, monitor, and respond to organizational risks. Examine key terms such as threats, vulnerabilities, impacts, and risks, as well as the steps involved in the NIST risk management framework.

Cryptography: Introduction to Cryptography Services

Cryptography: Introduction to Cryptography Services

Cryptography: Introduction to PKI

Cryptography: Introduction to PKI

Forensics Analyst

  • Practice Forensics Analyst tasks such as implementing web browser best practices, preventing brute force attacks, installing SIFT and detecting and removing keylogger software. Then, test your skills by answering assessment questions after auditing network security, applying Caesar cipher encryption techniques, implementing secure coding techniques and symmetric encryption.
  • This lab provides access to tools typically by Forensics Analysts, including:
  • � PowerShell 5.1
  • � Windows Defender
  • � Revealer Keylogger
  • � Wireshark
  • � Cryptool
  • � Visual Studio Code
  • � Java Runtime
  • � Oracle VM VirtualBox
  • This lab is part of the Forensics Analyst track of the Skillsoft Aspire Security Analyst to Security Architect journey.

Final Exam: Forensics Analyst

Final Exam: Forensics Analyst will test your knowledge and application of the topics presented throughout the Forensics Analyst track of the Skillsoft Aspire Security Analyst to Security Architect Journey. Learners seeking to test their knowledge and application of Forensics Analyst skills and those seeking to complete the Forensics Analyst track of the Skillsoft Aspire Security Analyst to Security Architect Journey.

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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