EC COUNCIL CSA: Certified SOC Analyst

Certified SOC Analyst (CSA) Certification

Paving the Way to Becoming a Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst!

Are you also aiming to become a Security Operations Center (SOC) analyst? You are at the perfect spot. Mastering this course will lead you to be an expert in entry-level and intermediate- levels SOC operations in just 3 days. 
This training and credential program will help you handle on-demand technical skills at an advanced level. It focuses on opening up new career opportunities by providing relevant and relatable knowledge as well as advanced level capabilities for interactively contributing to a SOC team. 

Additionally, you will be at the edge with following attractions:

  • Inquiry-based classroom approach 
  • Regular Mock tests
  • 24*7 Assistance
  • Exam Help
  • After-course follow-ups


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EC COUNCIL CSA: Certified SOC Analyst

The Certified SOC Analyst course is a 3 days (24 hours) course. Given a high rate of cyber-attacks and a lot of illegal online thefts, the need for a Security Operation Center (SOC) analyst has been increasing. The course is designed for the current and aspiring Tier I and Tier II SOC analysts who look forward to hone their skills in performing cyber security operations at a higher level. It will significantly enhance your expertise in SIEM deployment, incident detection, and response at professional levels. You will also learn to manage SOC processes and fundamentals of SOC operations.

Firms employ skilled SOC Analysts to act as front-line defenders, which will significantly enhance career opportunities with high-end reputed companies. The course will include lab sessions also, highlighting the integrated method of fundamental and futuristic knowledge of how to recognize and authenticate intrusion attempts.

A CSA has 8 critical components to focus on: -

  • Elaborating Understanding of SIEM Deployment 
  • Learning Incident Detection with SIEM
  • Promoting Hands-On Learning 
  • Complying with NICE 2.0 Framework 
  • Stimulating a Real-time Environment 
  • Emphasizing End-to-End SOC Workflow
  • Enhancing Incident Detection with Threat Intelligence
  • Learning More with Additional Reference Material

Course Curriculum


  • Anyone inspiring to become SOC Analyst.
  • Network Defense Analyst, Network and Security Administrators, Network Defense Technicians, Network Security Specialist, Network Security Operator, Security and Network Engineers, and any security professional handling network security operations
  • Entry-level cyber security Executive
  • SOC Analysts (Tier I and Tier II) 
  • Cybersecurity analyst


The CSA curriculum requires the students to have a 1-year experience in the Network/Admin Security domain with a valid proof when applying for the training.

Course Objectives

  • Plan, organize, and perform threat monitoring and analysis in the enterprise
  • Gain a basic understanding and in-depth knowledge of security threats, attacks, vulnerabilities, attacker’s behaviors, and cyber kill chain, etc.
  • Able to recognize attacker tools, tactics, and procedures to identify indicators of compromise (IOCs) that can be utilized during active and future investigations.
  • Gain hands-on experience in the SIEM use case development process. 
  • Able to escalate incidents to appropriate teams for additional assistance. 
  • Able to perform Security events and log collection, monitoring, and analysis. 
  • Gain experience and extensive knowledge of Security Information and Event Management. 
  • Learn use cases that are widely used across the SIEM deployment.
  • Able to make use of varied, disparate, constantly changing threat information. 
  • Gain knowledge on administering SIEM solutions (Splunk/AlienVault/OSSIM/ELK).
  • Able to monitor and analyze logs and alerts from a variety of different technologies across multiple platforms (IDS/IPS, end-point protection, servers, and workstations). 
  • Understand the architecture, implementation, and fine-tuning of SIEM solutions (Splunk/ Alien Vault/OSSIM/ELK).
  • Gain knowledge of the Centralized Log Management (CLM) process.
  • Able to develop threat cases (correlation rules), create reports, etc. 
  • Able to monitor emerging threat patterns and perform security threat analysis. 
  • Gain hands-on experience in the alert triaging process. 
  • Able to use a Service Desk ticketing system. 
  • Able to prepare briefings and reports of analysis methodology and results. 
  • Gain knowledge of integrating threat intelligence into SIEM for enhanced incident detection and response. 
  • Gain Knowledge of SOC processes, procedures, technologies, and workflows.
  • Gain understating of SOC and IRT collaboration for better incident response.
  • Gain knowledge of the Incident Response Process.

About The Examination

The required CSA exam is designed to check if you are actually eligible to become a SOC analyst. It examines your comprehension and apprehension of the job required to become a
SOC analyst. 
Exam Title: Certified SOC Analyst
Exam Code: 312-39 
Number of Questions: 100 
Duration: 3 hours
Test Format Multiple Choice 
Passing Score: 70%

The exam pattern goes as follows:- 
1. Security Operations and Management - 5%
2. Enhanced Incident Detection with Threat Intelligence- 8%
3. Understanding Cyber Threats, IoCs, and Attack Methodology- 11%
4. Incidents, Events, and Logging- 21%
5. Incident Detection with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)- 26% 
6. Incident Response- 29%

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Training Options


Instructor-Led Session

  • 2 days Instructor-led Online Training
  • Experienced Subject Matter Experts
  • Approved and Quality Ensured training Material
  • 24*7 leaner assistance and support


Customized to your team's need

  • Blended Learning Delivery Model (Self-Paced E-Learning And/Or Instructor-Led Options)
  • Course, Category, And All-Access Pricing
  • Enterprise-Class Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enhanced Reporting For Individuals And Teams
  • 24x7 Teaching Assistance And Support

Course Outline

Module 1 – Incidents, Events, and Logging
Module 2 – Enhanced Incident Detection with Threat Intelligence
Module 3 – Incident Response
Module 4 – Incident Detection with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Module 5 – Understanding Cyber Threats, IoCs, and Attack Methodology
Module 6 – Security Operations and Management

Course Reviews


The course is a 3 days (24 hours) process. 

You can become an expert and apply for any of the following jobs as well: -

  • Security Analyst I 
  • SOC Analyst I 
  • SOC Tier 2 Analyst
  • SOC Tier 3 Analyst 
  • SOC Security Analyst                 
  • Cyber Security Analyst 
  • Junior Program Analyst
  • Junior Monitoring Analyst
  • Jr. Vulnerability Analyst 
  • Junior SOC Analyst
  • Security Incident Response Analyst / SOC Analyst 
  • Cyber Incident Response Analyst / SOC Analyst
  • Information Assurance Compliance Analyst
  • Global Information Security SOC Team Lead 
  • Program Analyst

Vinsys has been a global services provider for technical courses and certification programs since 1999. Our engaging sessions, learner-centered methodology, and 24*7 assistance are a few aspects standing us apart in a highly competitive business contour. Comprehensive focus on students’ learning through after-course follow-ups and regular feedback has proven excellent in satisfying our clients’ requirements.

You will be trained under expert and experienced faculty members who will provide you with a high-quality education, frequent practice exams, exam assistance, round-the-clock instructor support, and much more.

You should not be concerned because revision classes are also available.

You must notify us within 10 hours of your first session. You can email your question to or speak with a sales representative. You will receive a full refund in the same manner in which you paid the fee.

You will not, however, receive a refund if you have: -
a. completed 30% of the course
b. Downloaded any of the authorized resources or practice tests?

Not to worry! Vinsys allows you to choose between half-day and full-day training depending on the availability and the learning capacity of your staff.

In the event of a class cancellation on our part, you will be refunded. You may, however, enroll in any other course at no additional charge.