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Vulnerability Assessment Methods and Tools

This course helps you broaden your understanding of vulnerability assessment and tools, including tool lists and test types.

2 videos  //  21 minutes of training

Course description

Learn more about your toolbox with this course on vulnerability assessment methods and tools. Refresh your knowledge of malware sandboxing, memory dumping, penetration testing and the differences between white-box, gray-box and black-box tests. Then check out the array of vulnerability assessment tools, including port scanners, protocol analyzers, password crackers and much more.

Course syllabus

Select Vulnerability Assessment MethodsDuration: 14:27

Select Vulnerability Assessment ToolsDuration: 6:46

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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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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.