• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course discusses common run-time protection technologies that you can use to protect your application from attack. After completing this course, you will be able to identify run-time protection technologies, such as stack security cookies, address space layout randomization, and no-eXecute. You will be also able to identify their limitations, and how to apply them to your applications.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to describe secure run-time protection strategies for C, including:

  • Stack security cookies
  • Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR)
  • No-eXecute (NX)

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.

Feedback

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