Understanding how hacking occurs combined with tools to prevent such action is a major step in protecting a Windows OS. Students will learn the principles behind various Windows OS attacks covering Windows XP to Windows 10. Comprehend methods hackers use to exploit weaknesses in a Windows OS to achieve access to sensitive data, elevating the attack by possessing Domain Admin and bypassing ACL checks through built-in privileges. Upon completion of the course, students will have the knowledge to secure a Windows OS in efforts to protect a system from malicious attacks.
Acquiring Local Administrative Rights
Beating Permissions with Privileges
Bypassing Company Group Policies
Elevating Your Rights to Domain Admin
Using Pass-the-hash and Pass-the-ticket Attacks
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.