Finding Vulnerabilities in Software Course

Learn both manual and automated techniques for discovering vulnerabilities in apps.

58 minutes

Course description

This comprehensive course introduces you to manual mapping processes and automated tools like NESSUS, a widely used vulnerability scanner. You’ll also learn computing fundamentals for exploit development, vulnerabilities like format strings, use of debuggers and code disassemblers, and the process of fuzzing/fault injection.


Fuzzing and Fault Injection

Video - 00:08:00

Using a Disassembler

Video - 00:04:00

Finding Vulnerabilities with Debuggers

Video - 00:07:00

Format String Attacks

Video - 00:05:00

Memory and Stack Overflows pt. 2

Video - 00:07:00

Memory and Stack Overflows pt. 1

Video - 00:07:00

x86 Assembly For Exploit Development

Video - 00:10:00

Vulnerability Mapping

Video - 00:09:00

Meet the author

Keatron Evans

Keatron is a highly experienced cybersecurity expert and VP of Portfolio and Product Strategy at Infosec with a wealth of expertise. Keatron is a respected author, instructor and speaker who holds numerous cybersecurity certifications and regularly contributes as a subject matter expert for major media outlets.

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