Vulnerability Discovery

This course guides you through five different type of security tools for discovering vulnerabilities in various environments.

5 videos  //  107 minutes of training

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Course description

This course is all about tools! We will examine and compare a large list of security tools for vulnerability discovery in five different categories: static application security testing (SAST), software composition analysis (SCA), dynamic network analysis, dynamic application security testing (DAST) and interactive application security testing (IAST). There will be a lot of demonstrations and practical tips and hints on using the security tools.

Course syllabus

Static Application Security Testing (SAST)Duration: 30:32

Define what SAST is and compare different solutions. Demo with Coverity.

Software Composition Analysis (SCA)Duration: 17:47

From drivers to libraries and plugins, open-source is everywhere and it presents risks for your system. Includes a demonstration with OSS Index and VSCode Plugin.

Dynamic Network AnalysisDuration: 25:56

Define what dynamic analysis and dynamic network analysis are and compare different solutions. Demo with Nessus.

Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST)Duration: 16:09

What is dynamic application security testing? A look at top DAST solutions. Demo with the Arachni security framework.

Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST)Duration: 16:30

What is IAST? A look at examples of IAST solutions. Demo with Contrast.

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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