Learning Path

Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)


  • Common Malware Behavior Course — 00:55:11
    • K0259, K0392, K0479, K0480, K0536, S0087, S0131

      Improve your malware-hunting skills with a course on injection types, network functions and other fundamentals of malware behavior.

  • Reversing 64-bit Malware Course — 00:14:26
    • K0479

      Two videos take you through the ins and outs of reversing 64-bit malware, including functions, code samples and tools.

  • Reversing C++ Course — 00:27:18
    • K0068

      Our four-video course will reintroduce you to the art of reversing C++.

  • Obfuscation, Encoding and Encryption Course — 00:40:40
    • S0092, S0093, S0095

      Reintroduce yourself to three ways malware disguises itself: obfuscation, encoding and encryption.

  • Packed Malware Course — 00:16:17
    • K0479, S0093, S0270

      Sometimes, malware is just hiding. Four videos examine the issue of packed malware, including tools, tricks and popular packers.

  • Anti-Disassembly, Anti-Debugging and Anti-VM Course — 00:32:07
    • K0189, K0479, S0093

      Malware doesn’t want to be disassembled, and it’s going to fight you. Seven videos examine anti-disassembly, anti-debugging and anti-VM strategies used by malware.

  • Reversing Rootkits Course — 00:11:02
    • K0392, K0479

      Look more closely at the challenge of reversing rootkits with four videos on rootkit structure and behavior.

  • Debugging Course — 00:41:37
    • K0079, K0186, S0014, S0093

      A close and personal look at debugging, with nine videos taking you through stepping, breakpoints and exceptions and more. Includes in-depth examples.

  • Windows Internals Course — 00:33:36
    • K0608

      Explore the reverse-engineering of Windows with this course on Windows internals such as network APIs and services.

  • C Code in Assembly Course — 00:48:52
    • K0068

      Take a closer look at C code in assembly, including loops, linked lists, stacks and heaps.

  • Reversing Tools Course — 00:32:26
    • K0188

      Explore the intricacies of multiple reversing tools, beginning with a close look at Interactive Dissasembler (IDA).

  • Disassembly Course — 00:47:33
    • K0051

      Examine the intricacies of assembly and disassembly in an X86 context. Includes videos on arithmetic instructions, logical instructions and operands.

  • Introduction to Reverse Engineering Course — 00:47:33
    • K0175, K0183, K0372

      Take a closer look at the art and science of reverse-engineering with a course on machine code, assembly language, system-level reversing and more.

  • Introduction to Malware Analysis Course — 00:28:13
    • K0259

      Explore malware analysis with a course covering static and dynamic analysis, tools, malware types and analysis methodologies.

  • CREA Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:25:00
  • CREA Practice Exam Assessment — 00:25:00


What you will learn

This learning path builds your reverse engineering skills and prepares you to earn your Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA) certification. You’ll take a deep dive into reverse engineering, including different malware types, tools and techniques, as you progress through 14 courses tied to the primary CREA certification exam objectives. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared to earn your CREA certification and validate your knowledge around reverse engineering malware.

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The details

Learning path insights

How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • All-Source Analyst
  • Mission Assessment Specialist
  • Exploitation Analyst

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