• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Malware is a common threat used to attack, compromise, and even destroy computer systems. In this course, you'll learn about common malware types and components so you can properly defend against malicious software. Then, you'll move on to explore Advanced Persistent Threats, which are becoming more and more of a danger due to their sophisticated malware. You'll examine the malicious software version of the Trojan Horse, as well as the different types of trojans, deployment methods, construction, and techniques for evading anti-virus detection. Finally, you'll learn about viruses and worms, including concepts, types, and characteristics. This course is one in a series that helps to prepare you for the Certified Ethical Hacker v11 (312-50) exam.

Learning Objectives

{"identify malware components used to download the malicious code","recognize the components of malicious software"}

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.