One of the critical things for anyone who wants to learn either how to defend or even attack a network, is the ability to find and analyze system or network vulnerabilities. In this course, Conducting Network Vulnerability Analysis, you will learn to how to follow a systematic process and use this to process and identify potential vulnerabilities. First, you will learn both passive and active vulnerability scanning methods. Next, you will learn to take the results of this data and analyze it to determine the vulnerabilities that can be used to attack, or identify the risk that needs to be mitigated. Finally, you will learn how to deploy three of the most popular vulnerability scanners and conduct comparisons of them. When you are finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge and skills needed to identify vulnerabilities and act appropriately.
Preparing the Toolkit
Performing the Scanning Methodology
Leveraging the Internet to Find Vulnerabilities
Types of Vulnerability Scanning
Executing Vulnerability Scanning
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.