CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) Threats and Vulnerabilities

CompTIA Security+ (2014 Objectives): Domain 3 - Threats and Vulnerabilities
Course info
Rating
(94)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 17, 2015
Duration
3h 43m
Table of contents
Types of Malware
Types of Attacks
Effectiveness of Social Engineering Attacks
Wireless Attacks
Application Attacks
Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques
Discovering Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Penetration Testing vs. Vulnerability Scanning
Description
Course info
Rating
(94)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 17, 2015
Duration
3h 43m
Description

This course covers the material that comprises Domain 3.0 of the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 certification exam. Topics include types of malware, adware, viruses, spyware and backdoors, along with various types of attacks, including man-in-the-middle attacks, DDoS, Smurf attacks, phishing, xmas attacks, bluesnarfing, bluejacking, dumpster diving, etc. Also covered are various types of application attacks including XSS, XSRF, LDAP injection, SQL injection attacks and the privacy concerns created by cookies, evercookies, LSO, and Flash cookies. Penetration testing and vulnerability scanning is also covered, along with ways to calculate risk when doing security assessments, code, design, and architecture reviews.

About the author
About the author

Chris is a lifelong learner and professional information technologist, trainer and IT Manager. Married with 3 children, Chris is interested in martial arts, working out, spending time with family and friends and being creative whenever possible.

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