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Cybersecurity Nexus CSX Practitioner Exam Prep Course – An Overview

ISACA authorized CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training covers all the five domains ‘Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover’ featured in CSXP certification programs to help the participants prepare for the exam in addition to help them improve their cybersecurity competencies.

During the five days Cybersecurity Nexus CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training, you gain key skills by learning cybersecurity concepts and practices. The training is conducted in a live and lab-based network environment. You will go through the complex cyber security environments based on recent and real-world scenarios. You will also learn detect and mitigate the threat incidents.

CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training course consists of 50% hands-on lab exercises. You also get 6-months subscription to a virtual cyber lab environment to continue practicing and developing technical skills.

Objectives of Cybersecurity Nexus CSX Practitioner Exam Prep Training - The Learning Scope: 

CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training is planned to deliver deep insights into all the five domains of cybersecurity - 

Domain 1: Identify - Identification, assessment, & evaluation of threats, assets and vulnerabilities.

Domain 2: Protect – Protection of a system from identified risks by implementing cyber security controls

Domain 3: Detect - Detection of incidents, events & indicators with assessment of potential damage

Domain 4: Respond - Execution of incident response plans to mitigate cyber incidents

Domain 5: Recover - Recovery from the incidents and disasters

For Whom CSX Practitioner Exam Prep is good to Join: 

  • It is an entry-level cyber security certification course; so it suits to network or system administrators and cybersecurity professionals planning to have extra credentials for career boost.
  • Graduate students interested to develop career in the field of cybersecurity
  • Individuals with 1-2 years of experience in cyber security field with intention to get advanced level globally recognized ISACA’s certifications.

Scope of Cybersecurity Nexus CSX Practitioner Exam Prep – The Career Benefits:

Certified learning of all the key domains of cybersecurity adds more values to professional profile. The gained insights instill the confidence of securing organization’s network system and IT processing against any cyber attack.

Shortage of certified professionals to detect and mitigate the threat possibility or any abnormal incident detected in systems and processes is being realized widely in almost all the business sectors; the CSX Practitioner credential empowers you to flourish your career as cybersecurity expert.    

As the cybercrime damage control cost is expected to cross $2 trillion figure in 2019, the certified credential in cybersecurity area will help you boost career growth rate.

Cybersecurity Nexus CSX Practitioner Exam Prep Course – Syllabus

CSX certifications are designed to help the professionals showcase their competitive additional abilities and knowledge to tackle real-life cyber security scenarios. CSX Practitioner Exam Prep brings for you the much required & beneficial credibility for career mobility.

As being the leading accredited training partner, we, at Microtek Learning, have the best ISACA certified CSX trainers with years’ hand on experience. Our CSX practitioner trainers follow the most detailed Cybersecurity Nexus CSX Practitioner Exam Prep curriculum that supports the certified cybersecurity aspirants to pass the exam.

The five days CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training is structured to cover all the prescribed topics in five domains:

Day1:  Identify




Identification; assessment and evaluation of assets; threats and vulnerabilities in internal and external networks

Hardware Software - Identification & Documentation; Network Discovery  Tools; Sensitive Information Discovery; Vulnerability Assessment Process; Patch Upgrade Configure Vulnerability Scanners

Preliminary Scanning; Additional Scanning Options; Sensitive Information Identification; Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and Configuration; Vulnerability Scanner Set-up and configuration Part 2


Day2: Protect




Controls to protect the system from identified threats

Specific Cyber Controls; Collecting Event Data; Verifying the Effectiveness of Controls; Monitoring Controls Updating Cyber Security Controls; Patch Management; Verifying Identities & credentials; Cyber Security Procedures Standards

System Hardening; Firewall Setup and Configuration; Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer; IDS Setup; Personal Security Products; Linux Users and Groups






Detection of network & system incidents, compromise indicators and events along with potential damage assessment

Analyze Network Traffic Using Monitors; Detect Malicious Activity AntiVirus; Assess Available Event Information; Baselines for Anomaly Detection; Initial Attack Analysis; Incident Escalation Reporting; Change Implementation Escalation

Using Snort and Wireshark to Analyze Traffic; Detect the Introduction and Execution of Malicious Activity; Analyze and Classify Malware Windows Event Log; Manipulation via Windows Event Viewer; Host Data Integrity Baselining; Performing Network Packet Analysis






Execution of incident response plans & mitigation of cyber incidents

Defined Response Plan Execution; Network Isolation; Disable User Accounts; Blocking Traffic; Documentation; Incident Report

Incident Detection and Identification; Remove Trojan; Block Incoming Traffic on Known Port; Implement Single System Changes in Firewall; Conduct Supplemental Monitoring; Create Custom Snort Rules






Recovery from incidents &disasters; post incident-response documentation;  implementation of continuity plans

Industry Best Practices; Disaster Recovery and BC Plans; Cyber System Restoration; Data Backup and Restoration; Actualizing Data Backups and Recovery; Implementing Patches and Updates; Ensuring Data Integrity; Post-Incident Review

Comprehensive Lab Response; Patches and Updates; Data Backup and Recovery; Recovering Data and Data Integrity Checks; Post-Incident Service Restoration

Prerequisites for CSX Practitioner Exam Prep Exam:

There is no specified prerequisite to appear in Cybersecurity Nexus CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training but 1-2 years experience in the cybersecurity field supports to learn better.

FAQs - Cybersecurity Nexus CSX Practitioner Exam Prep Course Training

Q1: I am working as network administrator for over 2 years. How will CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training be helpful for me?

CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training is designed to help you get advanced CSX certifications issued by ISAKA. The global acknowledgement and growing demand of certified cybersecurity professionals become the key supports for you to improve your performance and advance the career.

Q2: Why should I choose Microtek Learning for CSX Practitioner Exam Prep course training?  

The numbers of reasons make us the favorite of CSX certification aspirants. We are the prominent accredited training partner of ISAKA having the best CSX trainers with years’ experience in conducting the CSX course classes for international community. 

Q3: What is performance oriented objectives of CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training?

CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training improves your knowledge, practical expertise and performance because of having insights with practical experience into all the five cybersecurity domains ‘Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover’.

Q4: From where will I get the study material for CSX Practitioner Exam Prep course?

Our CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training experts will help you get the study material online at least price making the CSX Practitioner Exam Prep course training affordable.  

Q5: How often does Microtek Learning conduct CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training?

We conduct CSX Practitioner Exam Prep training regularly; to check the forthcoming training session, please visit - https://www.microteklearning.com/category/isaca.html, or call us on +1800-961-0337 or email us on info@microteklearning.com.

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