Malware Analysis Fundamentals

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.
Course info
Rating
(107)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 31, 2017
Duration
3h 20m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction and Setting up Your Malware Analysis Lab
Static Analysis: Identifying Malware
Static Analysis: Analyzing Embedded Strings
Static Analysis: Understanding the PE Header
Lab 1: Static Analysis
Dynamic Analysis Considerations
Dynamic Analysis: Detecting Malware System Changes
Dynamic Analysis: Monitoring Malware Behavior
Lab 2: Dynamic Analysis
Progressing Your Malware Analysis Skills
Description
Course info
Rating
(107)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 31, 2017
Duration
3h 20m
Description

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.

About the author
About the author

Tyler Hudak has more than 15 years of experience performing malware analysis, computer forensics, and incident response for multiple organizations. He loves sharing the knowledge he has gained on these topics in his presentations and classes!

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