Fix your vulnerabilities

Learn to distinguish the two classes of vulnerabilities, the two types of remediations and the three-phase process of implementing them.
31 minutes 5 videos

Course description

One of the most common problems that hold security programs back is feeling overwhelmed with remediating the many vulnerabilities that are discovered as a result of security testing. In this course, you’ll learn how to break that problem down into a process that makes it easy to deal with.


Big ideas

Video - 00:02:00

A summary of the key points of this course.
Step 3: Verify remediations

Video - 00:07:00

The importance of remediation testing.
Step 2: Remediate your vulnerabilities

Video - 00:06:00

Why (and how) to take action on the remediations.
Step 1: Prioritize by severity

Video - 00:14:00

Understanding how to calculate severity and use that to triage what to address first.
Fix your vulnerabilities overview

Video - 00:02:00

A brief introduction to the ideas that this course section will cover.

Meet the author

Ted Harrington is the #1 bestselling author of "Hackable", which led to his TED talk “Why You Need To Think Like a Hacker.” He’s the Executive Partner at ISE, the company of ethical hackers famous for hacking cars, medical devices, and web apps; he also co-founded START, software which simplifies vendor risk management. His clients include Google, Amazon, and Netflix, and he has been featured in more than 100 media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Forbes. His team founded IoT Village, an event series whose hacking contest is a four-time DEF CON Black Badge winner, and he hosts the Tech Done Different podcast.

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