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Exploiting Host-based Vulnerabilities

Learn about host-based vulnerabilities in this five-video course covering privilege escalation and escalation techniques.

5 videos  //  28 minutes of training

Course description

It’s time to dig into the host’s weaknesses. This five-video course will take you in for a closer look at exploiting host-based vulnerabilities, with a special emphasis on privilege escalation on Windows and Linux. Learn about kernel exploits, cold boot attacks, sandbox escapes and more. Includes privilege escalation demonstration.

Course syllabus

Local Host VulnerabilitiesDuration: 2:58

Privilege Escalation (Linux)Duration: 4:48

Privilege Escalation (Windows)Duration: 10:41

Privilege Escalation TechniquesDuration: 5:08

Privilege Escalation DemoDuration: 4:30

Meet the author

Jason Dion


Jason Dion specializes in actionable information you can use to further your Cyber Security and Information Technology career. He provides IT certification and training videos to help students prepare for a career in the Information Technology and Cyber Security field, providing you with the real world training and application to today's cyber security challenges.

Jason Dion, CISSP No. 349867, 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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