Introduction to Vulnerability Management

The Introduction to Vulnerability Management Learning Path will enable you to master a repeatable, documented and continuously improving vulnerability management program. You will learn how to use the same techniques used by organizations with mature vulnerability management programs covering tens of thousands of endpoints.

10 courses  //   16 videos  //   7 hours of training

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Learn to manage vulnerabilities

This learning path teaches you the skills necessary to build, manage and maintain an effective vulnerability management program. As you progress through the courses you will learn how to set up a virtual environment for testing, identify vulnerabilities, go about remediating vulnerabilities and prioritize them. Upon completion, you will have the knowledge and skills to develop and continuously improve a vulnerability management program that identifies and remediates vulnerabilities in a effective and efficient fashion.

Learning path components

Introduction to Vulnerability Management Assessment
Assessment
Introduction to Vulnerability Management Assessment

Introduction to Vulnerability Management Assessment

See how your vulnerability management skills stack up against other professionals in your field.

Number of questions: 20

Vulnerability Management Project
Practice Exam
Vulnerability Management Project

Vulnerability Management Project

Put your vulnerability management skills to the test as you progress through a series of challenges. You'll identify risky open ports, find vulnerabilities in the operating system and SMB service, verify vulnerabilities and find their CVSS score, investigate how to remediate the vulnerabilities and more.

Number of questions: 10

Introduction to Vulnerability Management
Course
Introduction to Vulnerability Management

Introduction to Vulnerability Management

This course serves as an introduction to the learning path.

1 video
23 minutes of training

Setting Up Your System
Course
Setting Up Your System

Setting Up Your System

This course will look at how to set up your virtual environment in order to follow along.

1 video
22 minutes of training

Vulnerability Management Process
Course
Vulnerability Management Process

Vulnerability Management Process

This course will go over the different parts of the vulnerability management process.

4 videos
64 minutes of training

Automated Vulnerability Scanners
Course
Automated Vulnerability Scanners

Automated Vulnerability Scanners

This course will provide an overview of automated vulnerability scanners and why we would use them.

3 videos
36 minutes of training

Manual Vulnerability
Course
Manual Vulnerability

Manual Vulnerability

This course will look at how to manually verify the existence of vulnerabilities on a host or group of hosts.

2 videos
63 minutes of training

Prioritizing Vulnerabilities
Course
Prioritizing Vulnerabilities

Prioritizing Vulnerabilities

In this course, we will look at prioritizing different vulnerabilities in our environment and CVSS scores.

1 video
14 minutes of training

Remediation
Course
Remediation

Remediation

In this course, we will look at how to approach the remediation of discovered vulnerabilities.

1 video
27 minutes of training

Web Application Vulnerabilities
Course
Web Application Vulnerabilities

Web Application Vulnerabilities

This course will examine web application vulnerabilities.

1 video
53 minutes of training

Frameworks
Course
Frameworks

Frameworks

This course will examine vulnerability management in several frameworks.

1 video
47 minutes of training

Vulnerability Management Summary
Course
Vulnerability Management Summary

Vulnerability Management Summary

This course will look at everything we have learned throughout the path.

1 video
79 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

  • Identify key components of a successful vulnerability management program
  • Identify and remediate vulnerabilities in your environment
  • Manually verify the existence of vulnerabilities
  • Build a vulnerability management program
  • Communicate the importance of vulnerability management to stakeholders and executives

Who is this for?

  • Security analysts
  • IT analysts/engineers
  • Security consultants
  • Anyone who wants to learn about vulnerability management

Meet the author

Nikolas Behar

Nikolas is a Sr. Security Consultant and Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity focused on advanced adversary simulation, penetration testing and vulnerability management. He has vast experience across many information security domains, such as cyber defense, cyber risk, security strategy, offensive security, security awareness and security operations.

Nikolas has worked at several organizations throughout Southern California and has been a consultant at PwC, Accenture and Deloitte. He primarily lectures on ethical hacking, digital forensics and information assurance. He has also sat on several information security panels, spoken at several information security conferences, and appears on news outlets to discuss information security-related issues.

Nikolas received his M.Sc in information security from Royal Holloway, the University of London and his B.A. in political science from UC, San Diego. He holds OSCP, CISSP and CISA certifications.

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