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Vulnerability Scanning

Review the process of vulnerability scanning, common vulnerability scanning tools and scan analysis with this four-video course.

4 videos  //  25 minutes of training

Course description

The first step to solving a problem is recognizing that you have one, and that goes double for systems. With this course, you’ll review four videos covering the details of the vulnerability scanning process. Explore common vulnerability scanners, scanning considerations (when do you scan? What protocols do you use? What about fragile or non-traditional systems?), application and container scans, and analyzing the scan data once the scan has been completed.

Course syllabus

Vulnerability ScanningDuration: 8:50

Scanning ConsiderationsDuration: 5:38

Application and Container ScansDuration: 2:53

Analyzing Vulnerability ScansDuration: 7:10

Meet the author

Jason Dion


Jason Dion specializes in providing actionable information you can use to further your cybersecurity and information technology career. His IT certification and training courses teach you real-world application of the skills needed to face today's cybersecurity challenges.

Dion is an instructor at Liberty University’s College of Engineering and Computational Science and Anne Arundel Community College’s Department of Computing Technologies with multiple information technology professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA), Digital Forensic Examiner (DFE), Digital Media Collector (DMC), Security+, Network+, A+, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile and ITIL.

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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.

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