Analyzing Attacks on Computing and Network Environments Course

This course teaches how to assess the impact of various attacks, including system hacking attacks, threats to web apps and services, malware, hijacking and impersonation attacks, denial of service incidents, and threats to mobile and cloud infrastructures.

1 hour, 7 minutes

Course description

You've analyzed the general risks and threats to your systems, and you've identified how attackers can gather intelligence on these systems. Now you can begin to analyze the major attacks themselves. There's a wide variety of ways malicious users can compromise your operations, and it's vital that you understand the potential effects of each one on the organization.


Assess the Impact of Threats to Cloud Security

Video - 00:06:00

As more businesses move operations to the cloud and use more cloud-based applications such as Office365, the attackers are targeting these opportunities as well.
Assess the Impact of Threats to Mobile Security

Video - 00:07:00

Mobiles devices such as laptops, tablets and smart phones are desirable targets for attackers. This video explores common attack vectors.
Assess the Impact of DoS Incidents

Video - 00:07:00

This video looks at denial-of-service attacks and their impacts on targeted systems and networks.
Assess the Impact of Hijacking and Impersonation Attacks

Video - 00:08:00

This video examines account hijacking exploits such as business email compromise and impersonation exploits.
Assess the Impact of Malware

Video - 00:11:00

Often, the goal of an attacker is to install malware (such as a remote-access Trojan horse) on the targeted system. This video examines common malware categories and their impact on a system or network.
Assess the Impact of Web-Based Attacks

Video - 00:14:00

This video covers the impacts of web-based attacks against websites and web applications, and browser-based attacks.
Assess the Impact of System Hacking Attacks

Video - 00:15:00

This video looks at the impact of system hacking on servers, workstations and other network-attached devices.

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