SecOps Awareness (Entry Level)

  • 11m
  • 11 questions
The SecOps Awareness benchmark measures whether a learner has had exposure to basic SecOps practices and theories. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates awareness in some areas of the SecOps discipline.

Topics covered

  • compare vulnerability to penetration testing and describe the function of each
  • describe common client-side attacks such as Cross-Site Scripting attacks and methods to help prevent them
  • describe common password attacks and methods for preventing them
  • describe common web cyber attacks and countermeasures to prevent these attacks
  • describe how to find a vulnerability using scanners and other techniques
  • describe port forwarding and how it can be used as an exploit
  • describe the cause of buffer overflow and how this exploit can be used for attacks
  • describe the different types of IT governance frameworks
  • describe the purpose of network tunneling and why it is important for penetration testing
  • describe user privilege escalation and methods that can be used to protect your system from security attacks
  • identify the various roles and responsibilities of senior management in governance