Attackers have many different tools and techniques at their fingertips, and information security professionals must maintain awareness of the changing threat landscape. In this video, you will learn about different attack types as well as the use of diagramming and reduction analysis to help identify potential attacks against information systems.
- [Narrator] After identifying potential threats…to an information system, security analysts should move on…to the next phase of the threat modeling process,…considering the possible attacks to each system.…Let's take a look at the various types of attacks…that may be used against information systems.…Microsoft uses the STRIDE model to help categorize attacks.…This model is a helpful starting point when you are…trying to identify the attacks that may be used…against any particular system.…Each letter in the word STRIDE…represents a different category of attack.…
S stands for spoofing.…Spoofing attacks uses falsified identity information…to gain access to a system.…This may be as simple as a social engineering attack…that fakes the sender's name on an email address,…or it may be more complicated and involves spoofing…IP addresses, MAC addresses, wireless network names,…or any other claim of identity.…The best control against spoofing…is using strong authentication.…T stands for tampering.…
Tampering attacks make unauthorized changes to systems…
Members who complete this course will be prepared to answer questions on the Security and Risk Management domain of the CISSP exam, and establish a critical foundation for the rest of their careers.
Find the companion study books at the Sybex test prep site and review the complete CISSP Body of Knowledge at https://www.isc2.org/cissp-domains/default.aspx.
- Aligning security with the business
- Using control frameworks
- Understanding compliance ethics
- Implementing effective security policies
- Ensuring the security of employees
- Managing risk
- Identifying threats
- Managing vendors
- Building security awareness and conducting security training
Skill Level Advanced
1. Security Governance
2. Compliance and Ethics
3. Security Policy
4. Business Continuity
5. Personnel Security
6. Risk Management
7. Threat Modeling
8. Vendor Management
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9. Awareness and Training
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