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Common Vulnerabilities

Refresh your knowledge of common vulnerabilities with six videos on the many different types and sources of system weak spots.

6 videos  //  28 minutes of training

Course description

Gain a better understanding of the potential weak points of a system with this course on common vulnerabilities. Six videos explore server and host vulnerabilities, network vulnerabilities, virtualization vulnerabilities and the potential weaknesses in Web applications and Internet of Things devices. Explore attacks like buffer overflow and privilege escalation, weaknesses like missing firmware updates and the wide variety of smart devices that can possibly let an attacker slip through your defenses.

Course syllabus

Common VulnerabilitiesDuration: 2:40

Server and Host VulnerabilitiesDuration: 6:30

Network VulnerabilitiesDuration: 6:00

Virtualization VulnerabilitiesDuration: 4:16

Web Application VulnerabilitiesDuration: 5:09

Internet of Things (IoT)Duration: 3:26

Meet the author

Jason Dion


Jason Dion specializes in providing actionable information you can use to further your cybersecurity and information technology career. His IT certification and training courses teach you real-world application of the skills needed to face today's cybersecurity challenges.

Dion is an instructor at Liberty University’s College of Engineering and Computational Science and Anne Arundel Community College’s Department of Computing Technologies with multiple information technology professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA), Digital Forensic Examiner (DFE), Digital Media Collector (DMC), Security+, Network+, A+, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile and ITIL.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.