• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Common attack types social engineers use target victims using a long list of examples such as phishing, smishing, vishing, pretexting, pharming, tailgating, and shoulder surfing. In this course, you'll learn about various social engineering techniques including types of phishing, hoaxes, and intelligence gathering. Then you'll move on to examine influence campaigns and the reasons for social engineering effectiveness. Next, you'll learn about malware attacks including password attacks, physical attacks, supply-chain, and cryptographic attacks. Finally, you'll explore adversarial AI, and cloud-based vs. on-premise attacks. 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

  • Cyber Operational Planning
  • Cyber Operations
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Executive Cyber Leadership
  • Systems Development