Cybersecurity Fundamentals MicroBachelors

What you will learn:
Apply a security mindset while remaining ethical.
Implement security design principles.
Explain the core concepts of access control.
Implement reference monitors.
Apply security policies that are commonly used in modern operating systems.
Analyze the security of a basic secure system.
Explain virtualization and the impact on security and efficiency.
8. Think and work like an ethical penetration tester, implementing a repeatable and mature methodology that is tailored for each assessment.
With a given target, successfully identify vulnerabilities, score their risk, and explain mitigations.
Responsibly disclose findings in a professional report that can be used to recreate the exploit, explain the impact to the target, and prioritize each finding.
Enumerate target hosts, domains, exposures, and attack surface.
Identify flaws and vulnerabilities in applications, websites, networks, systems, protocols, and configurations using both manual techniques and assistive tools.
Reverse engineer compiled applications to discover exploitable weaknesses.
Write new exploits to test various types of vulnerabilities on clients, against servers, and to escalate privileges.
Demonstrate the fundamentals of secure network design.
Understand the issues involved with providing secure networks.
Analyze underlying cryptography required for secure communications, authorization and authorization.
Enumerate the issues involved with providing secure networks.

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Learn post-exploitation phases of penetration testing, including Owning, Pivoting, Privilege Escalation and other advanced penetration testing topics. The machine's value is determined by the sensitivity of the data stored on it and the machine's usefulness in further compromising the network.

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Network Security - Protocols (edX)

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Network Security - Protocols (edX)
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