This course introduces students to malware research and analysis. The course will provide students an overview of malware research, intelligence gathering related to malware, and provide students basic skills required to analyze and dis-assemble malicious programs. Students will explore the tools required for analysis and reverse engineering of malicious code, learn malware defense techniques, how malware functions, and will perform live analysis and reverse engineering exercises.
Understand History of malicious code
Understand Types of Malware
Understand How to collect malware samples
Understand Identifying malware through behavioral analysis
Understand Reverse engineering of malware code (Static Analysis)
Understand Malware defenses
Understand Malware Forensics
Understand Automated Malware Analysis
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.