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Malware Analysis Fundamentals

by Tyler Hudak

The ability to analyze malware has become a necessary skill for anyone performing incident response. This course will teach the skills required to properly, quickly, and safely analyze malware by examining both its characteristics and behavior.

What you'll learn

Since finding malware is a common occurrence for anyone that performs incident response, knowing how to properly analyze that malware is an essential skill. In this course, Malware Analysis Fundamentals, you'll gain the ability to analyze malware. First, you'll explore how to keep yourself and your systems safe when analyzing malware. Next, you'll discover how to get information on the malware by examining its characteristics. Finally, you'll learn how to execute malware and watch how it interacts with your system. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of malware analysis needed to safely and successfully determine what a malware sample does and the risk it presents.

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About the author

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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