Remediation and Mitigation

In this course, we will cover a wide range of topics about the vulnerability remediation and mitigation process, including the most common remediations and mitigations and strategies for deployment of security measures.

5 videos  //  55 minutes of training

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Course description

This course will cover all the aspects you need to know when addressing security vulnerabilities. From the most common and widely used remediations and mitigations to tips and hints about researching and identifying the most appropriate fixes, defining a complete mitigation plan, covering strategies for fix deployment and configuration and patch management.

Course syllabus

Common Remediations and MitigationsDuration: 11:36

What are the most common remediation and mitigation types? How easily can the different types be deployed?

Security Measures, Research and Due DiligenceDuration: 9:39

Important points to consider while identifying and researching security measures.

Remediation and Mitigation PlanningDuration: 7:41

Defining an approach for bringing the risk to an acceptable level and applying the identified remediations and mitigations.

Patching ManagementDuration: 13:55

Handling the inventory, testing and deployment of security patches, the most common security mitigation type.

Configuration ManagementDuration: 12:28

How to keep track of configuration changes across multiple devices. From system hardening deployment to controlling and monitoring for future misconfigurations.

Meet the author

Mitko Katsev

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Mitko Katsev has nine years of education in system programming and computer engineering, and over eight years work experience in software development and security. He started his career as a software engineer before transitioning into information security and application security. He currently works at his own security consultancy company, ArmadilCo.

He’s completed various InfoSec/AppSec training and certifications, including SANS Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering (SEC530), SANS Defending Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics (SEC599), multiple Microsoft security development lifecycle (SDL) trainings and more.

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