Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Impersonation attacks, part of CompTIA CySA+ (CS0-002) Cert Prep: 2 Vulnerability Management.
- [Instructor] You're probably already familiar with spam. … It's hard to open your email inbox … without being bombarded with unwanted messages. … Let's take a look at how spam … and its many cousins can be used as weapons … of social engineering through impersonation attacks. … Spam, also known as unsolicited commercial email, … or UCE, consists of unwanted messages sent … for a variety of marketing … and scamming purposes. … Most spam is illegal under the CAN-SPAM Act … but it is difficult to prosecute offenders … because it is often hard to identify them. … Phishing is a subcategory of spam. … Phishing messages have the explicit purpose … of gaining access to an account. … They want to trick users into revealing passwords … to sensitive accounts … such as bank accounts or employer systems. … For example, an attacker might send thousands … of email messages … to random recipients warning them … that their email accounts are running out of space … and that they need to fill out a form …
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- Configuring vulnerability scans
- Reporting scan results
- Barriers to vulnerability remediation
- Analyzing scan reports
- Common server, endpoint, and network vulnerabilities
- Software security issues, such as SQL injection
- Access control vulnerabilities
Skill Level Advanced
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1. Creating a Vulnerability Management Program
2. Configuring and Executing Vulnerability Scans
3. Remediating Vulnerabilities
4. Analyzing Scan Results
5. Common Vulnerabilities
6. Software Security Issues
7. Specialized Technology Vulnerabilities
8. Access Control Vulnerabilities
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