CompTIA CASP+: Vulnerabilities & Hardening

CompTIA    |    Intermediate
  • 13 videos | 1h 21m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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Cybersecurity specialists must be able to identify vulnerabilities and apply security controls to mitigate threats. In this course, you'll learn how to identify the steps attackers take to gain access to resources and examine physical security issues. Next, you'll learn how network segmentation can increase security, how attackers use zombies and botnets, and how common attacks take place. Moving on, you'll explore common hardening techniques, how to scan for vulnerabilities, and how to setup up a WSUS server. Lastly, you'll learn how to use the Metasploit framework and crack WPA2 Wi-Fi passphrases. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) CAS-004 exam.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Describe the phases attackers execute to compromise a system
    Determine when to use network segmentation
    Describe how attackers use zombies and botnets
    Recognize how common attacks are executed
    List ways to harden various devices
    Differentiate between vulnerability scans and penetration tests
  • Conduct a vulnerability assessment
    Navigate through the metasploit framework
    Clone a web site using the social engineering toolkit (set)
    Use the beef tool to hack a web browser
    Crack wpa2 passphrases using offline methods
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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