Understanding Attacks & Prevention Practices

Beginner
  • 10 videos | 1h 1m 18s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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Online user accounts are one of easiest entry points for savvy hackers. Discover why and how most common user account breaches happen, as well as general security practices to help protect against potential intrusions via user accounts.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Describe goals and motives for user account security attacks
    Distinguish between the different phases of a security attack
    Identify characteristics of username enumeration
    Identify characteristics of cross site request forgery (csrf)
    Distinguish between the different types of web server password cracking techniques
  • Identify best practices for performing vulnerability scanning to prevent user account compromise
    Identify best practices for patching and updating to prevent user account compromise
    Identify best-practice network protocols to protect against general security attacks
    Identify best-practice account protocols to protect against user account security attacks
    Identify best practices for event logging as a method for identifying and preventing account security breaches

IN THIS COURSE

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