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Finding Vulnerabilities

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

8 videos  //  58 minutes of training

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.

Course syllabus

Vulnerability MappingDuration: 8:58

x86 Assembly For Exploit DevelopmentDuration: 9:39

Memory and Stack Overflows pt. 1Duration: 7:08

Memory and Stack Overflows pt. 2Duration: 7:22

Format String AttacksDuration: 5:22

Finding Vulnerabilities with DebuggersDuration: 7:19

Using a DisassemblerDuration: 4:23

Fuzzing and Fault InjectionDuration: 7:37

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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Chief Information Officer

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Information Security Systems Officer

Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.