• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

The Security Testing and Evaluation Course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and practical skills to conduct effective security testing and evaluation of systems, applications, and networks. This course covers a wide range of testing methodologies, tools, and techniques used to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in order to improve system resilience. Participants will gain hands-on experience with various testing approaches and learn how to interpret and remediate security testing findings.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of security testing in the context of system resilience.
  • Learn various testing methodologies and techniques used in security assessments.
  • Explore the importance of threat modeling and risk assessment in security testing processes.
  • Examine common vulnerabilities and attack vectors in computer systems and networks.
  • Gain hands-on experience in conducting security assessments on different types of systems.
  • Learn how to use industry-standard tools for security testing and evaluation.
  • Understand the role of penetration testing in identifying and mitigating security weaknesses.
  • Explore the legal and ethical considerations associated with security testing.
  • Develop the skills to analyze and interpret security testing results effectively.
  • Understand the importance of continuous security testing in maintaining system resilience.

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

  • Threat Analysis
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Systems Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Exploitation Analysis