Many attacks on networks and computers have a life cycle of seven stages, known as the Cyber Kill Chain. In this video, learn about the kill chain and explore the various stages of a cyber attack life cycle.
- [Instructor] Cyber attacks have evolved … from youthful pranks into well-run operations … by organized criminals and state-sponsored agents. … The processes used to carry out the attack have … also evolved, becoming more automated … and more standardized with well-defined business processes. … In 2009, an analyst … in the Lockheed Martin Cyber Emergency Response Team, … Mike Cloppert, carried out research … into how cyber attacks take place … and proposed the concept of the cyber kill chain. … The cyber kill chain views an attack in seven stages: … reconnaissance, weaponization, delivery, … exploitation, installation, … command and control, and action. … An attack doesn't always progress … from one step to the next. … It may involve overlapping and iterative activities, … but each stage represents a milestone … in prosecuting the attack. … Let's look at each stage in the cyber kill chain. … Reconnaissance is the term given … to finding out about a target. … Just as a burglar will case a joint before breaking in, …
- Hackers and the kill chain
- Viruses, spyware, and adware
- Detecting malware with Windows Defender
- Using Windows Firewall and Linux iptables
- Scanning with Nmap
- Monitoring network communications with Netcat
- Combating application-level threats
- Scanning a website to check for vulnerabilities
- Capturing intruders through packet inspection
Skill Level Beginner
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Intermediate
1. Why Cybersecurity?
4. Network Scanning
5. Network Connections
6. Vulnerability Scanning
7. Web Applications
8. Monitoring Packets
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