• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

There are a wide variety of impacts affecting every layer of the OSI model. In this course, the different effects of vulnerability types will be explored. The course will also prepare you for the Security+ SY0-501 exam.

Learning Objectives

Impact of Types of Vulnerabilities

  • start the course
  • describe race conditions
  • recognize system vulnerabilities
  • specify improper input and error handling
  • define misconfiguration
  • describe resource exhaustion
  • specify untrained users
  • work with improperly configured accounts
  • recognize vulnerable business processes
  • recognize weak cipher suites and implementations
  • define memory and buffer vulnerability
  • describe system sprawl and undocumented assets
  • describe architecture and design weaknesses
  • recognize new threats and zero-day attacks
  • define improper certificate and key management

Practice: Impact of Vulnerabilities

  • specify the impact of different types of vulnerabilities

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 Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Exploitation Analysis
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management