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Approx. 16 hours to complete
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scriptingforensicsPenetration TestCybersecurityComputer Security Incident Management
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Beginner Level
Approx. 16 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Penetration Testing

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 37 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
What is Penetration Testing?7m
Penetration Testing - Planning2m
Penetration Testing - Discovery4m
Penetration Testing - Additional Discovery Details4m
Penetration Testing - Attack6m
Penetration Testing - Reporting5m
Tools5m
5 readings
Penetration Testing - Planning resources10m
Discovery deeper dive20m
Hacking Techniques10m
Reporting Resources10m
Penetration Testing Tools Further Research30m
4 practice exercises
Planning and Discovery Knowledge Check10m
Attack and Reporting Knowledge Check6m
Penetration testing tools6m
Penetration Test Graded Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Incident Response

5 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 68 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
What is Incident Response?10m
Incident Response Preparation7m
Incident Response Detection & Analysis11m
Containment, Eradication & Recovery6m
Post Incident Activities4m
Incident Response Demo, Part 16m
Incident Response Demo, Part 213m
Incident Response Demo, Part 37m
7 readings
NIST vs Sans Institute10m
Importance of documentation10m
Automation 30m
Case Study- Reviewing the IR Process30m
Apply your Knowledge from the Demo1h 15m
Tools in Incident Response10m
Activity- IR Flow Chart35m
2 practice exercises
Incident Response Knowledge Check30m
Incident Response Graded Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Digital Forensics

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 62 min), 6 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
What are Forensics?7m
Data Collection & Examination5m
Analysis & Reporting6m
Data Files9m
Operating System Data10m
Application Data9m
Network Data11m
6 readings
Handling Digital Evidence30m
Report Writing Example10m
F​orensics on Mobile Devices20m
Chances of Recovering Data10m
Beginner Digital Forensics Lab30m
Advanced Digital Forensics Lab Review35m
4 practice exercises
Forensic Course Overview Knowledge Check5m
The Forensics Process Knowledge Check10m
Forensic Data Knowledge Check20m
Digital Forensics Assessment40m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Introduction to Scripting

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 49 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
9 videos
History of Scripting6m
Scripting Concepts8m
Scripting Languages9m
Python Basics6m
Python Getting Started8m
Data Structures4m
Functions and Methods2m
Python Libraries2m
7 readings
Coding in cybersecurity10m
Scripts to Mitigate Risks10m
Bash Scripting in Penetration Testing10m
Lab Setup Instructions10m
Using Python in Forensics10m
Why learn Python?10m
Additional Python Training25m
3 practice exercises
Scripting Overview Knowledge Check10m
Python Scripting Knowledge Check25m
Introduction to Scripting Assessment40m

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