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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Information Sharing and Threat Intelligence

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 28 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
About the Instructor9m
Information sharing9m
4 readings
About this course10m
Threat Intelligence23m
Resources for building your own testing environment30m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 130m
Week 1: Information Sharing30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Penetration Testing - Methodology

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 40 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Penetration Testing7m
Intelligence Gathering10m
Vulnerability Scanning9m
Exploitation8m
2 readings
Resources to help you further your skills15m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 230m
Week 2 - Methodology30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Common Pen Testing Tools

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Nessus9m
Metasploit10m
2 readings
Creating your own lab30m
Pen Testing Distributions10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 330m
Week 3 - Penetration Testing Tools30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Proactive computer security management

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Legal issues13m
Where to turn if you have an incident9m
Where do i go from here?5m
3 readings
University of Colorado Security Program - Required15m
Lecture Slides10m
GDPR - Privacy10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 430m
Week 4 - Effective computer security management30m

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