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Soc Analyst NOW book

The Author of SOC Analyst NOW!, Tyler Wall, recognizes that all student learning experiences are different and offers this companion SOC analyst book to the popular course that bears its same name.  This media is an expertly designed eBook that includes the script to the course along with all graphics, images, designs, and quizzes that are in SOC Analyst NOW! (the course).  This SOC Analyst NOW! eBook differs from the book Jump-start Your SOC Analyst Career book, which is more formally and professionally suited, in that this book was rewritten to be more concise, engaging, and just as easy, if not easier, to consume.  It also features additional content and graphics not in the first edition of the Jump-start Your SOC Analyst Career book.


If you prefer more visuals, this SOC analyst book was created so that you too can join 20,000+ students in becoming a SOC Analyst, NOW! 


The frontlines of cybersecurity operations include many unfilled jobs and exciting career opportunities. A transition to a security operations center (SOC) analyst position could be the start of a new path for you. Learn to actively analyze threats, protect your enterprise from harm, and kick-start your road to cybersecurity success with this one-of-a-kind book.

Authors Tyler E. Wall and Jarrett W. Rodrick carefully and expertly share real-world insights and practical tips in Jump-start Your SOC Analyst Career. The lessons revealed equip you for interview preparation, tackling day one on the job, and setting long-term development goals. This book highlights personal stories from six SOC professionals at various career levels with keen advice that is immediately applicable to your own journey. The gems of knowledge shared in this book provide you with a notable advantage for entering this dynamic field of work.

The recent surplus in demand for SOC analysts makes Jump-start Your SOC Analyst Career a must-have for aspiring tech professionals and long-time veterans alike. Recent industry developments such as using the cloud and security automation are broken down in concise, understandable ways, to name a few. The rapidly changing world of cybersecurity requires innovation and fresh eyes, and this book is your roadmap to success.

New to this edition:

This revised edition includes three entirely new chapters: The SOC Analyst Method, ChatGPT for SOC Analysts, and Roadmap to Cybersecurity. In addition, new material includes substantially revised cloud, pre-requisite skills, and areas of expertise chapters, as well as minor revisions to all chapters to update and refresh data.


What You Will Learn

  • Understand the demand for SOC analysts

  • Know how to find a SOC analyst job fast

  • Be aware of the people you will interact with as a SOC analyst

  • Be clear on the prerequisite skills needed to be a SOC analyst and what to study

  • Be familiar with the day-to-day life of a SOC analyst, including the tool and language used

  • Discover the rapidly emerging areas of a SOC analyst job: the cloud and security automation

  • Explore the career paths of a SOC analyst

  • Discover background-specific tips for your roadmap to cybersecurity success

  • Know how to analyze a security event

  • Know how to apply ChatGPT as a SOC analyst


Who This Book Is For

Anyone interested in starting a career in cybersecurity: recent graduates, IT professionals transitioning into security, veterans, and those who are self-taught.

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