Vulnerability Management in a Nutshell

This course covers the basics of vulnerability assessment, including definitions, scope, policy and process.

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Course description

Starting with the basics of vulnerability assessment and the preparation steps, this course guides you through what a risk assessment is, how to set the scope and policy for it and the actual vulnerability assessment process. We will break down the five stages of the process that will be covered in the learning path.

Course syllabus

Introduction to Vulnerability AssessmentDuration: 11:01

Introduction to what vulnerability assessment is, its purpose and why is it valuable.

Process OverviewDuration: 7:46

Examines in detail the different steps of the assessment process.

Scope DefinitionDuration: 6:24

Answers the question: "What are we assessing?" and defines different approaches for the specific assessment.

Vulnerability Assessment PolicyDuration: 4:32

Gives you pointers on how to go about creating a vulnerability assessment policy.

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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