Vulnerabilities and Exploits

  • 12 Videos | 56m 9s
  • Includes Assessment
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Discover how common threat sources actually get exploited, in the world of web security. During this course, you will learn about white hat hackers, social engineers, phishing, social engineering attempts, exploit kits, ransomware, state sponsored hacking, and bug bounties. See how web-based applications have become more popular and what popularity means for data security. Look at Web Application Firewalls (WAFs), and how they protect web applications. Identify disaster recovery terms, such as BCP, DRP, RTO, and RPO. As a review exercise, you will describe how malicious users use tools to exploit vulnerabilities.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • describe what white hat hackers are and how they can help ameliorate the security of a business or product
    describe what social engineering is and why it can be so dangerous
    specify how phishing can affect the security of a business
    recognize deceptive e-mail messages
    describe how exploit kits can be used to take advantage of vulnerabilities in operating systems and applications
    define ransomware attacks and how they can affect sensitive data
  • describe how the influence of governments in hacking incidents has become a large issue for IT security
    specify how bug bounties can help result in more exploits being found and fixed
    describe how web-based applications have gained more popularity and what implications for data security they have
    describe how WAFs can protect web applications
    list and define disaster recovery terms such as BCP, DRP, RTO, and RPO
    dsecribe how malicious users use tools to exploit vulnerabilities

IN THIS COURSE

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