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Course Description

This is a lecture and lab based class giving an introduction to vulnerability assessment of some common computing technologies. Instructor-led lab exercises are used to demonstrate specific tools and technologies.

Learning Objectives

  • Learning a general methodology for conducting assessments.
  • Scanning and mapping network topology.
  • Identifying listening ports/services on hosts.
  • Fingerprinting operating systems remotely.
  • Conducting automated vulnerability scans.
  • Auditing router, switch, and firewall security.
  • Auditing UNIX and Windows configuration and security.
  • Performing Web application and associated database security assessments.

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.