• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Organizations that do not enforce strong password policies and audit privileged account management can fall victim to attackers who leverage access to local accounts. With it, they can gain initial access, persistence, privilege escalation, or defense evasion. Learn how to detect and prevent this type of activity in this dynamic lab-based course.

Learning Objectives

You will be able to identify and validate critical threats related to threat actor attempts to exfiltrate your organization's valuable data and potentially attempt to extort your organization for financial gain.
You will be able to use a SIEM tool to identify indicators of compromise and validate whether they should be investigated further.
You will learn response and mitigation recommendations to keep your organization safe.

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.