Course Code: 5624

CyberSec First Responder (Exam CFR-310)

Class Dates:
5 Days
Class Time:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • CyberSec First Responder CFR-310 provides a comprehensive methodology for individuals responsible for defending the cybersecurity of their organization. The course covers network defense and incident response methods, tactics, and procedures in alignment with industry frameworks such as NIST 800-61 r.2 (Computer Security Incident Handling), US-CERT’s NCISP (National Cyber Incident Response Plan), and Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) 41 on Cyber Incident Coordination Policy. It covers monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and executing standardized responses to such incidents. The course introduces tools, tactics, and procedures to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization's security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and remediate and report incidents as they occur. .
  • Audience
  • This course is designed primarily for cybersecurity practitioners who perform job functions related to protecting information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. This course focuses on the knowledge, ability, and skills necessary to provide for the defense of those information systems in a cybersecurity context, including protection, detection, analysis, investigation, and response processes. In addition, the course ensures that all members of an IT team—everyone from help desk staff to the Chief Information Officer—understand their role in these security processes.


  • In addition, this course and subsequent certification (CFR-310) meet all requirements for personnel requiring DoD directive 8570.01-M position certification baselines:

    CSSP Analyst
    CSSP Infrastructure Support
    CSSP Incident Responder
    CSSP Auditor

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