Fileless Malware

by Aaron Rosenmund and Tyler Hudak

In this course, you’ll learn about fileless malware, why it is used by attackers and the different strategies that can be taken to defend against it.

What you'll learn

In this course, Hunting for Fileless Malware, Tyler Hudak and Aaron Rosenmund tackle what exactly fileless malware is, why it is used by attackers, and the different defensive strategies that can be taken to defend your organizations from it. Learn about different examples of fileless malware techniques, the use of native tools (PowerShell and WMI), and the types of defenses you can use. By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid understanding of the various types of fileless malware and how best to defend against it.

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

Tyler Hudak has more than 15 years of extensive real-world experience in incident handling, malware analysis, computer forensics, and information security for multiple Fortune 500 firms. He has spoken and taught at a number of security conferences on the topics of malware analysis, incident response, and penetration testing, and brings his frontl ine experience and proven techniques to bear in his training.

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