Course

Vulnerability Management in a Nutshell

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

    Syllabus

  • Scope Definition Video — 00:06:24
    • Answers the question: ‘What are we assessing?’ and defines different approaches for the specific assessment.

  • Introduction to Vulnerability Assessment Video — 00:11:01
    • Introduction to what vulnerability assessment is, its purpose and why is it valuable.

  • Welcome to Vulnerability Assessment! Video — 00:02:35
  • Vulnerability Assessment Policy Video — 00:04:32
    • Gives you pointers on how to go about creating a vulnerability assessment policy.

  • Process Overview Video — 00:07:46
    • Examines in detail the different steps of the assessment process.

Syllabus

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.

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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