Introduction to Malware Analysis for Incident Responders [Video]

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Learn
  • You will understand the steps and processes involved in static and dynamic malware analysis.
  • You will be able to perform basic dynamic malware analysis.
  • You will understand the various types of malware found in the wild
About

Nearly every incident response that occurs in the cyber security field comes back to the initial intrusion vector: malware. In this course, you will learn about the various types and categories of malware, their symptoms, and how they work. As an incident responder, it is imperative that you understand the symptoms of malware, but more importantly that you are able to understand what that malware is doing, and quickly. So, if you have ever wondered how to better understand malware, this is the course for you!

Style and Approach

In this course, you will learn how to perform the basics of dynamic malware analysis, a tried and true method of understanding what an unknown binary (malware) is doing on an infected system.

Features
  • You will build your own malware analysis virtual lab to create a safe analysis environment using FlareVM.
  • We will perform the analysis on a real-world piece of malware to fully understand the concepts covered in this course.
Course Length 1 hours 31 minutes
ISBN 9781789530612
Date Of Publication 29 May 2018

Authors

Jason Dion

Jason Dion, CISSP No. 349867, is a professor at University of Maryland University College with multiple information technology professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA), Digital Forensic Examiner (DFE), Digital Media Collector (DMC), CySA+, Security+, Network+, A+, PRINCE2 Practitioner, and ITIL. With networking experience dating back to 1992, Jason has been a network engineer, Deputy Director of a Network Operations Center, and an Information Systems Officer for large organizations around the globe.

He holds a Master’s of Science degree in Information Technology with a specialization in Information Assurance, a Master’s of Arts and Religion in Pastoral Counseling, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Resources Management. He lives in the greater Washington D.C./Baltimore, Maryland area with his wife and two children.