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Cyber Attacks Overview

Review the fundamentals of cyber-attacks with two videos on risks, attack types and the anatomy of an attack.

2 videos  //  75 minutes of training

Course description

Cyber-attacks come in all shapes, sizes and levels of headache. In this course, two videos help you refresh your knowledge of cyber-attacks, attack types and warning signs. Take a closer look at rootkits, botnets, SQL injection and the OWASP Top Ten Risks list. Includes an extended demonstration exploring the anatomy of an attack, from reconnaissance to covering your tracks.

Course syllabus

Commonly Used AttacksDuration: 21:48

Anatomy of an AttackDuration: 53:06

Meet the author



At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

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FireEye, Inc.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.