Initial Access, Execution and Persistence

Learn some of the techniques attackers use to gain initial access to a system, execute code, and gain persistence.

7 videos  //  208 minutes of training

Course description

Get hands-on experience with some of the methods used to gain initial access to a system, execute code, and gain persistence. Learn how to implant a trojanized binary, hide a reverse shell in start-up folders and files, pivot between networks, and more.

Course syllabus

Lab 1 - Pivoting Lab GuideDuration: 10:00

Learn how to pivot between multiple networks in a hands-on environment.

Lab 1 - Pivoting WalkthroughDuration: 15:48

Video walkthrough for the Pivoting lab.

MITRE ovaDuration: 120:0

The MITRE ova needed for this lab set.

Persistence Techniques Lab GuideDuration: 10:00

Learn techniques that combine persistence, access and execution in a hands-on lab.

Lab 2 - Persistence Techniques WalkthroughDuration: 22:15

Video walkthrough for the Persistence Techniques lab.

Lab 3 - More Persistence Techniques Lab GuideDuration: 10:00

Learn even more techniques that combine persistence, access and execution in a hands-on lab.

Lab 3 - More Persistence Techniques WalkthroughDuration: 19:43

Video walkthrough for the More Persistence Techniques lab.

Meet the author

June Werner

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June has a degree in Computer Science and got started in information security shortly after earning her CompTIA Security+ certification. Since then she’s received her CompTIA Pentest+, OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional), OSWE (Offensive Security Web Expert), reported a new CVE, and actively participates in numerous bug bounty programs. She continues to specialize in offensive security tactics, from following how attackers move in real networks to spotting new vulnerabilities in code bases. June currently works at Infosec, where she designs and builds new cyber ranges to enable hands-on learning.

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