CyberOps Associate


Will you answer the call to protect networks?

Uncovering cybercrime, cyber espionage, and other networking threats are just some of the exciting cybersecurity jobs spanning across every industry. Learn the skills to join this fast-growing field and take advantage of the opportunities found in security operation centers — opportunities with interesting titles like Threat Hunter and Incident Responder. But more importantly, feel confident that you are helping make the world a safer place.

Completing this course will earn you a Networking Academy digital badge. The course also aligns to the Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate certification and covers how to monitor, detect, and respond to cybersecurity threats, as outlined in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. You will learn security concepts, security monitoring, host-based analysis, network intrusion analysis, and security policies procedures. This course also aligns with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework to support consistent communication language for cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.

You’ll learn these core skills:

  • Deepen knowledge in how best to detect and respond to security incidents.
  • Gain job-ready, practical skills in cybersecurity operations.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
  • Prepare for Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Certification.