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Vulnerability Assessment: Protecting Your Organization

COURSE TYPE

Intermediate

Course Number

589

Duration

4 Days

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To minimize costly security breaches, organizations need to evaluate the risk in their enterprise from an array of vulnerabilities. In this training course, you learn how to create a network security vulnerability assessment checklist by exposing infrastructure, server, and desktop vulnerabilities, create and interpret reports, configure vulnerability scanners, detect points of exposure, and ultimately prevent network exploitation.

You Will Learn How To

  • Detect and respond to vulnerabilities, and minimize exposure to security breaches
  • Employ real-world exploits and evaluate their effect on your systems
  • Configure vulnerability scanners to identify weaknesses
  • Analyze the results of vulnerability scans
  • Establish an efficient strategy for vulnerability management

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • Basic understanding of network security and security issues at the level of:
    • Course 468, System and Network Security Introduction
  • You should have an understand of:
    • TCP/IP networking
    • Network security goals and concerns
    • The roles of firewalls and intrusion detection systems

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Certification Preparation:

  • This course covers multiple domains on the (ISC)2 CISSP certification exam
  • If you are interested in achieving the CISSP certification, see Course 2058, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification Exam Preparation

Course Outline

  • Fundamentals

Introduction

  • Defining vulnerability, exploit, threat and risk
  • Creating a vulnerability report
  • Conducting an initial scan
  • Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure (CVE) list

Scanning and exploits

  • Vulnerability detection methods
  • Types of scanners
  • Port scanning and OS fingerprinting
  • Enumerating targets to test information leakage
  • Types of exploits: worm, spyware, backdoor, rootkits, Denial of Service (DoS)
  • Deploying exploit frameworks
  • Analyzing Vulnerabilities and Exploits

Uncovering infrastructure vulnerabilities

  • Uncovering switch weaknesses
  • Vulnerabilities in infrastructure support servers
  • Network management tool attacks

Attacks against analyzers and IDS

  • Identifying Snort IDS bypass attacks
  • Corrupting memory and causing Denial of Service

Exposing server vulnerabilities

  • Scanning servers: assessing vulnerabilities on your network
  • Uploading rogue scripts and file inclusion
  • Catching input validation errors
  • Performing buffer overflow attacks
  • SQL injection
  • Cross–Site Scripting (XSS) and cookie theft

Revealing desktop vulnerabilities

  • Scanning for desktop vulnerabilities
  • Client buffer overflows
  • Silent downloading: spyware and adware
  • Identifying design errors
  • Configuring Scanners and Generating Reports

Implementing scanner operations and configuration

  • Choosing credentials, ports and dangerous tests
  • Preventing false negatives
  • Creating custom vulnerability tests
  • Customizing Nessus scans
  • Handling false positives

Creating and interpreting reports

  • Filtering and customizing reports
  • Interpreting complex reports
  • Contrasting the results of different scanners
  • Assessing Risks in a Changing Environment

Researching alert information

  • Using the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) to find relevant vulnerability and patch information
  • Evaluating and investigating security alerts and advisories
  • Employing the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)

Identifying factors that affect risk

  • Evaluating the impact of a successful attack
  • Determining vulnerability frequency
  • Calculating vulnerability severity
  • Weighing important risk factors
  • Performing a risk assessment
  • Managing Vulnerabilities

The vulnerability management cycle

  • Standardizing scanning with Open Vulnerability Assessment Language (OVAL)
  • Patch and configuration management
  • Analyzing the vulnerability management process

Vulnerability controversies

  • Rewards for vulnerability discovery
  • Markets for bugs and exploits
  • Challenge programs
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Learning Tree reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you qualify to receive GSA discounted rate and to provide any Letter of Authorizations issued by the Government. If a letter of authorization is not provided within a week of enrollment – the initial discounted quoted price will revert back to applicable commercial pricing. Please contact your Government Account Coordinator for any questions.

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Learning Tree reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you qualify to receive GSA discounted rate and to provide any Letter of Authorizations issued by the Government. If a letter of authorization is not provided within a week of enrollment – the initial discounted quoted price will revert back to applicable commercial pricing. Please contact your Government Account Coordinator for any questions.

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Learning Tree reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you qualify to receive GSA discounted rate and to provide any Letter of Authorizations issued by the Government. If a letter of authorization is not provided within a week of enrollment – the initial discounted quoted price will revert back to applicable commercial pricing. Please contact your Government Account Coordinator for any questions.

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Remember, No Advance Payment Required
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Sep 25 - 28 (4 Days)
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Rockville, MD / Online (AnyWare) Rockville, MD / Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

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By clicking the GSA box – you certify that you/your firm is eligible to receive discounted price available only to Federal, State and Local Government agencies and eligible Government Contractor(s). Eligible Government Contract(s) must furnish a Letter of Authorizations in accordance with FAR 51.1 within a week of enrollment.

Learning Tree reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you qualify to receive GSA discounted rate and to provide any Letter of Authorizations issued by the Government. If a letter of authorization is not provided within a week of enrollment – the initial discounted quoted price will revert back to applicable commercial pricing. Please contact your Government Account Coordinator for any questions.

Terms and Conditions
Remember, No Advance Payment Required
• You'll have the chance to pay by credit card at checkout or request an invoice, as always
• Vouchers are accepted as payment. Don't know your Voucher or Passport#? Please use the CHAT or call us at 1-888-843-8733 for assistance.

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Alexandria, VA / Online (AnyWare) Alexandria, VA / Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

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Alexandria, VA / Online (AnyWare)

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By clicking the GSA box – you certify that you/your firm is eligible to receive discounted price available only to Federal, State and Local Government agencies and eligible Government Contractor(s). Eligible Government Contract(s) must furnish a Letter of Authorizations in accordance with FAR 51.1 within a week of enrollment.

Learning Tree reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you qualify to receive GSA discounted rate and to provide any Letter of Authorizations issued by the Government. If a letter of authorization is not provided within a week of enrollment – the initial discounted quoted price will revert back to applicable commercial pricing. Please contact your Government Account Coordinator for any questions.

Terms and Conditions
Remember, No Advance Payment Required
• You'll have the chance to pay by credit card at checkout or request an invoice, as always
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