Attack Methods Course

Learn about the methods attackers use to compromise networks and endpoints.

28 minutes

Course description

The war between hackers and security experts is ongoing, and the weapons are always evolving. In this course, you'll learn the about different strategies used by hackers to attack a network and cause damage.


Evasion Methods

Video - 00:07:00

Learn how attackers use evasion methods to cover their tracks.
Endpoint-Based Attacks

Video - 00:06:00

Learn about some of the most common endpoint-based attacks.
Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks

Video - 00:05:00

Learn about social engineering, the most common attack method.
Web Application Attacks

Video - 00:02:00

Learn about some of the most well-known web application attacks.
Network Attacks

Video - 00:07:00

Learn about different methods attackers use to compromise networks and endpoints.
Attack Surface Analysis

Video - 00:01:00

Learn about the concept of analyzing attack surfaces.

Meet the author

Matt Carey

Matt Carey is a network engineer who has been in the IT field for over a decade. He has worked on over 100 networks with his main focus being Cisco WAN, DC, SDN and security solutions.

Working as a consultant has given him exposure to many different technologies and skills, which has helped him excel in IT. Teaching has always been one of his passions, and he started working as an instructor about five years into his career. He enjoys using his experience to help others further their careers in IT and security.

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