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Vulnerability Classification

This course covers three main topics: false positives, standardized vulnerabilities and weakness classification systems and threat-based vulnerability/weakness classification.

    Syllabus

  • Threat Based Vulnerability Classification Video — 00:08:16
    • We will focus on how to organize all the discovered vulnerabilities based on the threat they present.

  • Dealing with False Positives Video — 00:09:08
    • How to strategically handle false positives in order to narrow down the list of vulnerabilities for further analysis.

  • Standardized Classification Video — 00:21:40
    • Addressing common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE) and common weaknesses enumeration (CWE) and how to use them.

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Course description

In this course, you’ll learn about false positives (including tips on how to identify them), standardized classification (including common vulnerabilities and exposures, and the common weaknesses enumeration systems) and threat-based classification, which involves organizing vulnerabilities based on the threat that they present to the system.

Meet the author

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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