National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course introduces students to malware research and analysis. The course will provide students an overview of malware research, intelligence gathering related to malware, and provide students basic skills required to analyze and dis-assemble malicious programs. Students will explore the tools required for analysis and reverse engineering of malicious code, learn malware defense techniques, how malware functions, and will perform live analysis and reverse engineering exercises.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand History of malicious code
  • Understand Types of Malware
  • Understand How to collect malware samples
  • Understand Identifying malware through behavioral analysis
  • Understand Reverse engineering of malware code (Static Analysis)
  • Understand Malware defenses
  • Understand Malware Forensics
  • Understand Automated Malware Analysis

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.