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SOC Specialist Online Training Course
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The New SOC (Security Operations Center) Specialist training course has been meticulously designed to provide advanced SOC operations and architecture knowledge to existing SOC Analysts. Learn how to detect security incidents in real-time by monitoring and analyzing data activity. VAPT, IBM QRadar, threat hunting, and advanced SIEM concepts like the ELK stack primer are all vital topics covered in this course.

SOC Specialist Course Highlights

  • 40 Hrs of Instructor-led Training
  • Get CPE Certificate
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Hands-on Labs
  • Hands-on Exam to Get Certified
  • Session for Interview Prep
  • Scenario-based Learning
  • Post Training Support

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SOC Specialist Course Description


SOC Specialists are at the core of the organization’s security teams, detecting and responding to suspicious activities and cyber threats as they arise. The SOC Specialist training course at InfosecTrain is tailored for candidates who want to learn how to avoid, identify, assess, and respond to cybersecurity threats and incidents. The course is the second in a series that comprises Part 1-SOC Analyst and Part 2-SOC Specialist. It aims to help you master over trending and in-demand technical expertise to perform advanced SOC operations. This training course will assist participants in securing the digital assets of their organization.

Why SOC Specialist Training with InfosecTrain?

InfosecTrain is a proficient technology and security training and consulting organization across the globe specializing in various IT security courses and services. Our SOC Specialist training aims to develop advanced skills required in the Security Operation Center. You can leverage the following benefits with InfosecTrain:

  • We engage with SOC Analysts to help them understand effective techniques and best practices.
  • We provide hands-on experience with tools like Splunk, Security Onion, AlienVault OSSIM, Wireshark, IBM QRadar CE.
  • We can help you present your qualifications and work experience for the position of SOC Analyst role.
  • We deliver hands-on training with Labs.
  • We provide a flexible training schedule.
  • We provide recorded videos after the session to each participant.
  • We provide post-training assistance.
  • We provide a certificate of participation to each candidate as well.
Why SOC Specialist Tools Covered?
  • Wireshark
  • Network Miner
  • Kali Linux
  • IBM QRadar
  • Cyber Chef
  • SysInternals Suite
  • Command Line Tools for Linux/Windows
  • KAPE
  • FTK Imager
  • Autopsy
  • Volatility
  • Magnet Ram Capture
  • PE Studio
  • Mitre ATT&CK
  • Mitre Navigator
  • MxToolBox
  • HashCalc
  • Autoruns

Target Audience

  • SOC Analysts (L1, L2 or L3)
  • SOC Administrators
  • Security Consultants
  • Senior SOC Consultant
  • Incident Responder L1, L2
  • Cyber Security Analysts
  • Information Security Researcher
  • Intermediate-level Information Security role
  • Anyone Who wants to become SOC Specialist or Expert


Good Understanding and Working Knowledge of:

  • InfosecTrain SOC Analyst L1 Training or Exam Clearance
  • Advanced Operating System Concepts & Troubleshooting is recommended
  • In-depth Knowledge of Windows and Linux Operating System
  • Deep Knowledge of Information Security
  • Intermediate or Expert Knowledge for SOC Operations Centre
  • Working on L1 / L2 Role
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in SOC

Exam Information

There is no particular exam for this course, and its curriculum is meant to help participants pass a variety of exams to become SOC Specialist.


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SOC Specialist Course Objectives

This SOC Specialist training course will allow you to:

  • Understand the Security Operation Center (SOC) team operations
  • Understand operations and architecture of SOC
  • Learn in-depth the concept of vulnerability management and endpoint analysis, VAPT
  • Understand the advanced concepts of SIEM technology like IBM QRadar
  • Understand essential concepts of threat hunting

SOC Specialist Course Content

Domain 1 : SOC Operations and Architecture

  • Advance SOC Operations
  • Building a successful SOC
  • SOC Services: Security Monitoring, Incident Response, Security Analysis, Threat Hunting, Vulnerability Management, Log Management, Malware Analysis, etc.
  • SOC Maturity Models, SOC-CMM
  • SIEM and Automation
  • SOAR
  • EDR vs XDR
  • MDR & MSSP

Domain 2 : Incident Responder & Forensics Specialists

  • Incident Response Process Overview
  • Digital Forensics in Incident Response
  • The 6 A’s of Forensics Process
  • Anti – Forensics Techniques
  • Evidence Destruction
  • Volatile vs Non-Volatile Data
  • Live Acquisition – KAPE
  • Network Forensics [Practical]
    • Network Traffic Analysis
      • Post-Mortem Analysis
      • Real-Time Analysis
    • Tools : Wireshark, Network Miner, TCPDump, etc.
    • Introduction to Wireshark
    • PCAP Analysis – 1
    • Malware Traffic Analysis – 1
    • Malware Traffic Analysis – 2
  • System Forensics
    • Disk Based Forensics [Practical]
      • Concept of Disk Imaging – FTK Imager
      • Disk Analysis with Autopsy
    • Memory Based Forensics [Practical]
      • Memory Acquisition – Ram Dump
      • Introduction to Volatility
      • Memory Analysis with Volatility
      • Identifying Malicious Processes with Volatility

Domain 3 : Malware Analysis

  • Introduction to Malware Analysis
    • Why it is important
  • What are Malwares?
  • Types of Malwares
  • Types of Malware Analysis
  • Concept of Sandboxing
  • Configuring Malware Lab
    • Installation, Settings, Snapshots
  • Static Analysis [Practical]
    • PE Analysis
    • Strings
    • Hashing
    • Local and Online Scanning
    • YARA and yarGen
  • Dynamic Analysis
    • Introduction to SysInternals
    • Process Monitoring
    • Autoruns
    • Port Monitoring
    • Anti-Sandboxing Techniques

Domain 4 : Threat Hunting

  • Introduction to Threat Hunting
  • Threat Hunting vs Threat Detection
  • Incident Response & Threat Hunting Relationship
  • Types of Hunts
  • Threat Hunting Hypothesis
  • Threat Hunting Model
  • Diamond Model of Intrusion Analysis
  • LOTL & GTFO Bins based Techniques
  • Malware Campaigns & APTs
  • MITRE ATT&CK Framework [Practical]
    • Pre and Post Compromise Detection with Mitre ATT&CK
    • Hunting Hypothesis and Methodology
  • Network Traffic Hunting [Practical]
    • Section Introduction
    • HTTP and HTTPS traffic suspects
    • Network Hunting and Forensics
    • Wireshark, Network Miner
  • Endpoint Hunting [Practical]
    • Introduction
    • Windows Processes
      • Smss.exe
      • Winlogon.exe
      • Wininit.exe
      • Services.exe
      • Lsass.exe
      • Svchost.exe
      • Taskhost.exe
      • Explorer.exe
    • Endpoint Baselines

Domain 5 : SIEM – Nervous System of SOC

  • Using IBM QRadar [Practical]
    • Introduction to QRadar
    • QRadar SIEM Component Architecture and Data Flow
    • Using QRadar SIEM User Interface
    • Working with Logs
    • Working with Events of an Offense
    • Investigating Events & Flows
    • Developing Custom Rules
    • Creating Reports

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SOC Specialist FAQs

1. What is a SOC Specialist?
SOC Specialists are responsible for developing long and short technical capabilities, including software and hardware requirements, gathering business requirements, developing preliminary findings, and working to agree on a prioritized list of technical capabilities and projects.
2. What are the responsibilities of the SOC?
Security Operations Centers (SOCs) are in charge of finding, implementing, configuring, and maintaining their organization’s security infrastructure.
3. What is the similarity between a Security Analyst and a SOC Analyst?
SOC Analysts are similar to Cyber Security Analysts in that they are among the first to respond to cyberattacks within a company. They keep the organization informed about cyber hazards and make changes to defend it from malicious attacks.
4. Why is a Security Operations Center (SOC) necessary for your IT security?
A SOC is a crucial component of a data protection and security system that helps lower the level of risk that information systems face from cyber threats.
5. What is the distinction between SIEM and SOC?
SIEM (Security Incident Event Management) is a system that collects and analyses aggregated log data instead of SOC (Security Operations Center). The Security Operations Center (SOC) comprises people, processes, and technology designed to deal with security events discovered through SIEM log analysis.
6. In a SOC, what tools are used?
  • Nessus
  • Nikto
  • GFI Languard
  • Microsoft Attack Surface Analyzer
  • Elastic SIEM
  • WinCollect
  • FileBeat
  • IBM QRadar
  • Mitre ATT&CK
  • Mitre CAR
  • Redline
  • SysInternals Suite
  • Hash Calculator
  • Cyber Chef
  • Maltego
  • Command line Tools for Linux / Windows
  • YARA
  • Cuckoo Sandbox
  • Joe Sandbox

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