Testing Your Infrastructure


  • Attacking Applications Video — 00:11:01
    • In this episode, Mike discusses how applications are attacked.

  • Social Engineering Principles Video — 00:02:19
    • In this episode, Mike explores many aspects of attacks designed to use people to exploit resources.

  • Vulnerability Scanning Tools Video — 00:09:27
    • In this episode, Mike delves into the world of vulnerability tools and how they work.

  • Vulnerability Impact Video — 00:10:05
    • In this episode, Mike looks at the impact of specific security issues on performance and access to services, and their burden on resources.

  • Attacking Web Sites Video — 00:07:58
    • In this episode, Mike builds on the attacks described in “Attacking Applications” and concentrates on attacks unique to Web applications.

  • Social Engineering Attacks Video — 00:07:59
    • In this episode, Mike describes specific attack vectors and potentials that manipulate people and circumstances to access or destroy information.

  • Vulnerability Scanning Assessment Video — 00:04:48
    • In this episode, Mike discusses the importance of vulnerability assessments and what takes place during them.

  • Exploiting a Target Video — 00:11:22
    • In this episode, Mike explores how systems are exploited as well as methods used to test a system for these exploits.


Course description

This course introduces important vulnerability terminology and provides examples of common vulnerabilities and their potential impacts.

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We use Infosec Skills to provide continuous training to our technicians and to prepare them for various certifications. Infosec Skills allows us to create personalized training programs that focus on each of our technicians’ particular roles and see their progress as they take courses. We also, recommend it to clients to make their IT support teams better.

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This has been utilized to bridge the skills gap across our cyber team and to aid them as they prepare for their various certifications. It also has provided a nice learning foundation for our various cyber team members to utilize as we continue to find ways for cross-utilization with operations while minimizing the downtime needed to ensure everyone’s knowledge is the same.

Daniel Simpson


We use Infosec Skills to provide base level knowledge for employees. We also use the services to provide in depth learning for employees as they encounter new technologies. If an employee is is assigned to a new project, we can rely on Infosec Skills to provide a rapid concentrated learning environment. This rapid concentrated learning positions our employees for success.

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Plans & pricing

  • Infosec Skills Personal

    $299 / year

    • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
    • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
    • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
    • Skill assessments
    • Infosec peer community support
  • Infosec Skills Teams

    $799 per license / year

    • Team administration and reporting
    • Dedicated client success manager
    • Single sign-on (SSO)
      Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
    • Integrations via API
      Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
    • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
    • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
    • Create and assign custom learning paths
    • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
    • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

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