What is x86 Assembly? Course

Learn what computer assembly is, where it originated from and how it's used.

22 minutes

Course description

Dive into the world of assembly by learning a little about its history and some of the key differences between different assembly languages. This course takes you through a brief history of x86 Assembly and explores how it's used.


Welcome to x86 Disassembly!

Video - 00:02:00

x86 Usage: How and Where x86 is Used

Video - 00:02:00

This video hones in on x86 Assembly and how and where it is used.
x86 History: History and Origin of the x86 Instruction Set

Video - 00:04:00

This video unveils the history of the x86 instruction set.
Introduction to x86 Assembly: What are Computer Instruction Sets (ISA)?

Video - 00:14:00

This video will introduce basic computer architecture and how assembly plays a role in it.

Meet the author

Stephanie Domas

Stephanie Domas is the Chief Security Technology Strategist at Intel. Here, she defines and oversees execution of security technology strategies that achieve roadmap discipline, horizontal alignment and market differentiation to accelerate Intel's competitiveness in the area of Security. Partnered closely with business and industry strategists and security architects she leads a one Intel security technology vision and strategy. Prior to joining Intel Stephanie built and lead two successful cybersecurity businesses spanning professional services and Security Software in medical devices, healthcare, and embedded systems

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