Join Malcolm Shore for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring cybercrime as an industry, part of Cybersecurity Foundations.
- By its very nature cybercrime…lends itself to automation.…The malware writers in the cybercrime…business ecosystem are now some…of the most proficient software writers in the world.…But to make serious money from cybercrime…requires automation to carry out attacks at scale.…In the early days of computers,…viruses propagated through floppy disks.…As the internet grew, infections started to appear…in file downloads.…And as floppy drives phased out,…USB drives took their place as a vector for infection.…
Compromised websites began to host malware,…and take advantage of browser weaknesses…to infect visitors.…As the impact of viruses moved…from nuisance value to financial gain,…so did automation of the crime.…By automating and taking advantage…of the growing popularity of email,…and the sheer size of the internet,…organized crime was able to achieve cybercrime,…which has now eclipsed illicit drug dealing.…Cybercrime scales by using what's known…as a botnet.…
A botnet consists of a criminal known…as the botmaster who runs a number…
By the end of this course, you'll have a greater understanding of the threats that affect private, corporate, and government networks, and the knowledge to prevent attacks and defeat them.
- Dissecting cyber risk
- Working with NIST, COBIT 5, DSS05, and other frameworks
- Exploring cybercrime
- Understanding how malware hides
- Selecting security controls
- Managing user access and identity
- Monitoring your network
- Managing incident response
Skill Level Intermediate
Learning Cryptography and Network Securitywith Lisa Bock1h 45m Intermediate
1. Cybersecurity Foundations
2. Cybersecurity Threats
3. Security Architecture
4. Incident Management
Responding to an incident6m 40s
Next steps1m 10s
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