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Top 8 Steps to Prepare and Clear the CSA Exam
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A Security Operations Center or SOC is a command
center department with a crew of information
security professionals in charge of protecting
organizations from cyber-attacks. This exam is
sponsored by the EC council to measure the
individuals abilities in protecting the data by
following the business requirements and according
to information security principles of
availability, integrity, and confidentiality.
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  • The primary responsibilities of the Certified SOC
    Analyst
  • 1. Protection Protection includes recovery and
    backups, system monitoring, and threat hunting to
    protect databases, servers, and desktops.
  • 2. Prevention Prevention includes research,
    staff security training, system development,
    threat intelligence, update maintenance.
  • 3. Detection Detection includes constant system
    behavioral monitoring, asset discovery and
    management, activity log maintenance, and
    compliance auditing.
  • The general responsibilities of a certified SOC
    analyst in their daily life are
  • Collect information of the attack
  • Assess the attack
  • Identify the root cause of the attack
  • Implement required security procedures to counter
    the attack
  • Finally, restore the system operations
  • The CSAs are also responsible for investigating
    and creating reports on Information Security
    problems.

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CSA exam details
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CSA course outline




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  • Who can take up the CSA exam?
  • Network Security Administrators
  • Network Security Engineers
  • Network Security Specialists
  • Network Defense Technicians
  • Network Security Operator
  • Entry-Level Cybersecurity Professionals
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Anyone interested in becoming a SOC analyst





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  • Let us see eight steps needed to become a
    Certified SOC analyst.
  • Experience needed To attend the CSA exam, you
    need to have at least one year of working
    experience in security/network admin domains. You
    must be able to provide proof of your work.
  • 2. Exam details You should know the exam details
    like the hours you get, the number of questions
    you have to attempt, passing score, weightage of
    every module so that you can prepare accordingly.
  • 3. Practice tests Attending a lot of practice
    tests is one of the best things you can ever do
    in your preparation journey. Because while doing
    practice tests, you can get an idea of the kind
    of questions you face in the actual exam. You
    will know about the scoring process. You can
    identify your weak areas of the subject. This
    step will play a significant role in your success
    journey.But make sure you are attempting the
    practice tests from the authentic sites.





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4. Get a study buddy This practice is also one
of the good ways to clear your CSA exam. If you
know someone preparing for the CSA exam or
someone who has already cleared the CSA exam,
then it is a perfect opportunity for you to clear
your doubts. 5. Online training Get excellent
online training where you can clear all your
doubts, explain concepts with real-time examples,
and get practical and theoretical experience.
Just like InfosecTrain, here you can get
everything you need to clear the CSA exam. All
you have to do is to register for our course.




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6. Get books Reading books can give you a good
grip on the concept. I suggest books like
Jump-start your SOC analyst career and SOC
functions and their applications, which can give
you a clear idea of the topics. 7. Study Plan
Everything needs planning such as this exam.
Schedule your study timings and research timings
and prepare accordingly. 8. Exam retake policy
You can retake the exam if you failed for the
first time, there is no waiting period, but you
have to wait for at least 14 days to retake the
exam for the third or fourth time.




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  • Now let us discuss some frequently asked
    questions about the Certified SOC analyst exam
  • Do I get a refund if my application is not
    approved?No, you do not get a refund if your
    application is not approved.
  • 2. How to register for the exam?Individuals must
    own a valid and active exam voucher to register
    for the exam. You will get your registration
    guide with the vouchers.
  • 3. Do I need to sign an agreement before the
    exam?Yes, you have to sign the following
  • NDA(non-disclosure agreement).
  • Security and integrity policy
  • EC-council Certification Agreement





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4. Can I review the answers in the exam?Yes, you
can review the answers before the exam by marking
them as reviews later. 5. Where to sign up to
retake the exam?You can sign up to retake the
exam here. 6. How is the exam score
calculated?The points earned by you will be
added and then compared with the cutoff to decide
whether you have passed or failed. 7. When will
I get the result?You will get your pass or fail
status immediately after completing your exam.




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