Analyzing Reconnaissance Threats to Computing and Network Environments

This course teaches how to implement threat modeling tools and tactics and assess the impacts of reconnaissance and social engineering.
34 minutes 3 videos

Course description

Before threat actors launch their attack in earnest, they gather information. The information available to them is almost always a result of their target's behavior. The attacker simply does their own research, and suddenly they've made their job a lot easier. You need to analyze just what attackers can learn from your organization in order to get a better picture of what they'll attack, and how.


Assess the Impact of Social Engineering

Video - 00:11:00

Social engineering includes phishing emails, telephone calls and even in-person attacks that take advance of human nature and psychology to trick a victim into helping the attacker.
Assess the Impact of Reconnaissance

Video - 00:13:00

This video explores the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) used by attackers, as well as indicators of compromise (IOCs). It also discusses common attack tools.
Implement Threat Modeling

Video - 00:10:00

Risk management looks at security from the inside of the network to the outside. Threat modeling looks at attacks from the outside in, as an attacker would. Threat modeling provides a different way of looking at threats.

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