Hands-On Incident Response Fundamentals
Companies around the world are in dire need of qualified IR analysts. Whether you work in security now or intend to transition to the field, this course will teach you the fundamental skills you'll need to thrive in the world of hands-on security.
What you'll learn
Most companies have a difficult time finding and hiring qualified Incident Response (IR) analysts. For that matter, many whom make their way into this hands-on security profession lack a solid foundation. In this course, Hands-On Incident Response Fundamentals, you'll be prepared to take on the task of IR by being presented with the core principles associated with the field. First, you'll learn to differentiate between commodity and Advanced Persistent Threat attack groups. Next, you'll discover how to review alerts, log files, and recognize common character encodings and carrier files. Finally, you'll cover how to use a hex editor effectively and work with indicators of compromise. By the end of this course, you'll be ready to take on the task of responding to events and incidents alike. Strong IR analysts must have a strong foundation, and that's exactly what this course intends to provide you.
Table of contents
- Module Intro 1m
- Character Encodings Overview 2m
- ASCII and Unicode 6m
- Much Ado About Base64 4m
- Demo: Base64 Encoding & Decoding 7m
- Hexadecimal and Character Encodings Comparison 3m
- Understanding Carrier Files & File Signatures 5m
- An Introduction to Hex Editors 7m
- Demo: Using a Hex Editor to Identify Files 9m
- Module Wrap-up 1m