The technical syllabus for Intrusion Analysis identifies at a high level the technical skills and knowledge that CREST expects candidates to possess for the Certification examinations in this area.
The CREST Registered Intrusion Analyst (CR IA) examination tests a candidates’ knowledge across all three subject areas of network intrusion, host intrusion and malware reverse engineering.
The Examination is a practical assessment and success will confer CREST Registered status to the individual.
In order to book to take the examination, the candidate must hold a valid CP IA pass.
You can download the following documents from the links below:
The Registered Intrusion Analyst examination costs £395 + VAT
Recommended Preparation Material
The following material and media has been cited as helpful preparation for this examination by previous candidates:
Hacking Exposed – Scanning and Enumeration
The Art of Memory Forensics: Detecting Malware and Threats in Windows, Linux, and Mac Memory (by Michael Hale Ligh/Andrew Case/Jamie Levy/Aaron Walters)
Malware Forensic Field Guide for Windows Systems (by Syngress)
Practical Malware Analysis
Network Fundamentals: CCNA Exploration Companion Guide
Real Digital Forensics (particularly chapter 1, Windows Live Response)
Malware Investigations – CREST Accredited
Intrusion Analysis and Digital Forensics Essentials – CREST Accredited
Useful Information for Candidates
Details of the Logistics and Timings of CREST examinations can be found in the Examination Preparation pages for your country of choice
CREST’s policy for Candidates requiring special arrangements including additional time to accommodate a medical condition (including examinations delivered at Pearson Vue)
Terms and Conditions for CREST Examinations (includes hard disk drive wiping policy)