• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

It is important for security professionals to be aware of various security assessment and penetration testing techniques and methods. In this course, explore key assessment techniques like intelligence fusion, threat hunting, threat feeds, advisories and bulletins, vulnerability scans, and false positives/false negatives. You will also examine the fundamentals of penetration testing including black/blue/gray box methodologies, lateral movement , privilege escalation, persistence, and pivoting. Other topics include passive and active reconnaissance as well as the different exercise teams. This course can be used in preparation for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 certification exam.

Learning Objectives

{"discover the key concepts covered in this course"}

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Collection Operations
  • Cyber Operational Planning
  • Cyber Operations
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Executive Cyber Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • Systems Development
  • Threat Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management