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Assessing Red Team Post Exploitation Activity

by Aaron Rosenmund and Dale Meredith

In this course, you will explore the mindset and techniques used by red team operators and common cyber adversaries, and the ways the defensive teams can detect and even get ahead of these malicious actions.

What you'll learn

Attackers can use some sophisticated and unsophisticated means to slip by external defenses and detections. Insider threat is on the rise and completely bypasses network or remote access inspection and authentication. As a pen-test progresses from the initial access phase into post-exploitation activity, you aim to understand what is being accomplished inside the network and how your internal defenses can accomplish a defense in depth posture. You ask the assessment team to explain not only what steps they are taking to operate inside your already compromised network but also how you can mitigate these capabilities in the future.

About the authors

Aaron M. Rosenmund is a cyber security operations subject matter expert, with a background in federal and business defensive and offensive cyber operations and system automation. Leveraging his administration and automation experience, Aaron actively contributes to multiple open and closed source security operation platform projects and continues to create tools and content to benefit the community. As an educator & cyber security researcher at Pluralsight, he is focused on advancing cyber secur... more

Dale Meredith has been a Certified Ethical Hacker/Instructor EC-Council for the past 15 years, and Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 20 years. Dale also has an additional 7 years of senior IT management experience and worked as a CTO for a popular ISP provider. Dale's expertise is in explaining difficult concepts and ensuring his students have an actionable knowledge of the course material. Straddling the line of fun and function, Dale's instruction is memorable and entertaining. Dale's knowl... more

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