National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

(Designed to help prepare for the GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware [GREM] certification exam.) Prerequisites: CCJS 321 (or CCJS 421), CMIT 320, and CMIS 102. A project-drive analysis of malicious software, i.e., software designed to disrupt systems or gain sensitive information. The objective is to implement various techniques to analyze malware and other malicious software used in forensic investigations.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the concepts associated with reverse-engineering an x86 piece of software
  • Design an environment to safety perform malware analysis using appropriate software and technology
  • Analyze malicious software to determine its intended functionality

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

  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Operations
  • Systems Analysis
  • Technology R&D


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