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Course Description

Students learn to perform and sustain computer network operations (CNO) using cyber attack methodologies and tactics similar to Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) with open-source tools and the Metasploit exploitation framework. This course is an abridged version of the Offensive Methodology & Analysis (OMA) course focusing on Windows exploitation and analysis. One-week, instructor led.

Learning Objectives


  • Define the Offensive Methodology.
  • Demonstrate basic familiarity with the phases of the Offensive Methodology.
  • Conduct offensive computer network operations (CNO) against Windows systems using the process, techniques, and concepts of the offensive methodology.
  • Analyze returned data to better determine the next steps.

Framework Connections

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.