WSQ - CompTIA: Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)


Course Overview

This course covers the duties of cybersecurity analysts who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing a proper response to such incidents. The course introduces tools and tactics to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization's security, collect, and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and handle incidents as they occur.

Training Type

Full Time

Mode of Assessment

Written and Practical Assessment

Who Should Attend

The course more generally supports candidates working in or moving into job roles such as security operations center (SOC) analyst, vulnerability analyst, cybersecurity specialist, threat intelligence analyst, security engineer, and cybersecurity analyst.

Course Duration

5 Days

Total Training Duration (Hour)

40 Hours

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Explaining the Importance of Security Controls and Security Intelligence

Lesson 2: Utilizing Threat Data and Intelligence

Lesson 3: Analyzing Security Monitoring Data

Lesson 4: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

Lesson 5: Collecting and Querying Security Monitoring Data

Lesson 6: Applying Incident Response Procedures

Lesson 7: Applying Risk Mitigation and Security Frameworks

Lesson 8: Performing Vulnerability Management

Lesson 9: Applying Security Solutions for Infrastructure Management

Lesson 10: Understanding Data Privacy and Protection

Lesson 11: Applying Security Solutions for Software Assurance

Lesson 12: Applying Security Solutions for Cloud and Automation

Certification Obtained and Conferred by
  1. Avantus Certificate of Attendance (upon achieving minimum 75% class attendance)
  2. WSQ Statement of Attainment (upon passing the relevant assessment)
  3. To download WSQ e-Certs, Learners can log in to MySkillsFuture portal via SingPass > go to Skills Passport > Certificates.

Course Learning Outcome

At Course Completion, participants will be able to understand the following:   

  • Collect and use cybersecurity intelligence and threat data
  • Identify modern cybersecurity threat actors types and tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Analyze data collected from security and event logs and network packet captures
  • Respond to and investigate cybersecurity incidents using forensic analysis techniques
  • Assess information security risk in computing and network environments
  • Implement a vulnerability management program
  • Address security issues with an organization‘s network architecture
  • Understand the importance of data governance controls
  •  Address security issues with an organization‘s software development life cycle
  • Address security issues with an organization‘s use of cloud and service-oriented architecture

  • The ability to recognize information security vulnerabilities and threats in the context of risk management
  • Foundational knowledge of the concepts and operational framework of common assurance safeguards in computing environments. Safeguards include authentication and authorization, resource permissions, and antimalware mechanisms
  • Foundational knowledge of the concepts and operational framework of common assurance safeguards in network environments, such as firewalls, IPS, NAC, and VPNs

Medium of Instruction & Trainer


Funding Information

SSG WSQ Certifiable Funding


  • Applicant must either be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
  • Applicant must be at least 21 years old and;
  • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations/assessments and;
  • Applicant is taking the course for the first time

Avantus reserves the right to charge the full course fee (without subsidy) if any of the conditions above are not met.

SSG Funding Validity Period

17 Nov 2022 to 16 Nov 2024

Additional Notes

Assessment Retake fee at $200 (before GST)


Course Fee Payable
Original Fee Before GST With GST (9%)
Course Fee $2,500.00 $2,725.00
Individual Pricing (Fee payable to Training Provider) Before GST With GST (9%)
SkillsFuture >=40 years old, Singapore Citizens $750.00 $975.00
SkillsFuture >=21 years old $1,250.00 $1,475.00
Corporate Pricing (Fee payable to Training Provider)
Non-SME Before GST With GST (9%)
SkillsFuture >=21 years old $1,250.00 $1,475.00
SkillsFuture >= 40 years old $750.00 $975.00
SME Before GST With GST (9%)
SkillsFuture $750.00 $975.00

Please note that prices are subject to change.
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