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CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Application and Service Attacks

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Modern attacks have only become more pervasive and sophisticated. This course covers application and service-level attacks and will prepare you for the Security+ SY0-501 exam.

Target Audience
IT security professionals with a minimum of two years' experience in IT administration with a focus on security; users with basic day-to-day technical information security experience; those interested in gaining a broader and deeper knowledge of security concerns and implementation; and learners preparing for the Security+ SY0-501 exam


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Lesson Objectives

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Application and Service Attacks

  • start the course
  • describe zero day attacks
  • classify spoofing
  • recognize DoS and DDoS attacks
  • describe man-in-the-middle attacks
  • define ARP poisoning
  • describe buffer overflow attacks
  • recognize injection attacks
  • define privilege escalation
  • compare reflection and amplification
  • describe DNS poisoning
  • recognize domain hijacking
  • define man-in-the-browser
  • compare cross-site scripting and request forgery
  • describe replay attacks
  • define pass the hash attacks
  • recognize application and service attacks
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