SKILL BENCHMARK

SecOps Mastery

  • 27m
  • 33 questions
The SecOps Mastery benchmark measures whether a learner has mastery of the SecOps practice with extensive experience with SecOps tools, processes, and security thought leadership. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates professional mastery in all of the major areas of the SecOps discipline, across a variety of different platforms and deployments. This learner works and acts almost 100% independently of others and is seen as a leader in the industry.

Topics covered

  • acquire and analyze security requirements by applying requirements engineering techniques
  • analyze and mitigate malware threats
  • analyze and utilize appropriate security metrics
  • analyze the danger of insider threats and take mitigating steps
  • apply cloud security methods and techniques
  • apply delivery in a secure manner on an ongoing or continuous basis
  • apply failure analysis techniques to cybersecurity
  • apply filtering and data validation
  • apply infrastructure hardening
  • deploy software in a safe and secure manner
  • describe and implement security engineering techniques
  • describe and integrate threat mitigation concepts into security operations
  • describe and utilize metrics appropriate for software security
  • describe approaches to ransomware mitigation
  • describe cloud and IoT concepts and how they impact security
  • describe cloud architecture, types of clouds, and the use of cloud technology
  • describe common threats to IoT and cloud
  • describe essential failure analysis
  • describe IoT concepts and usage
  • describe SecOps engineering concepts
  • describe secure coding concepts
  • describe security modeling techniques, including the CIA Triangle and the McCumber Cube
  • describe the threat of using insecure protocols and how to mitigate that threat
  • describe the threats posed by phishing and integrate mitigation steps into security operations
  • describe threats to web sites
  • harden operating systems to mitigate threats
  • implement IoT security for a wide range of IoT devices
  • implement security verification and validation in software projects
  • integrate mitigation for social engineering into security operations
  • integrate systems engineering into cybersecurity operations
  • respond effectively to DoS attacks
  • use cyberthreat intelligence and integrate it into mitigation strategies
  • use the Security Modeling Language

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