IT Security/Threats/Tools

This lesson covers security tools.

Objectives and SkillsEdit

Objectives and skills for the security tools portion of Security+ certification include:[1]

Given a scenario, use appropriate tools and techniques to discover security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Interpret results of security assessment tools
  • Tools
    • Protocol analyzer
    • Vulnerability scanner
    • Honeypots
    • Honeynets
    • Port scanner
    • Passive vs. active tools
    • Banner grabbing
  • Risk calculations
    • Threat vs. likelihood
  • Assessment types
    • Risk
    • Threat
    • Vulnerability
  • Assessment technique
    • Baseline reporting
    • Code review
    • Determine attack surface
    • Review architecture
    • Review designs

ReadingsEdit

  1. Wikipedia: Vulnerability Scanner and related articles.

MultimediaEdit

  1. YouTube: Vulnerability Scanning Overview - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.7
  2. YouTube: Assessment Tools - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.7
  3. YouTube: Assessment Types - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.7
  4. YouTube: Assessment Techniques - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.7

ActivitiesEdit

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit