This course will focus on advanced ideas in system security. The first portion of the course will cover standard attacks such as buffer and heap overflows, heap spraying, format string exploits and race conditions. Finally we will talk about payloads and persistent access as well as explore malware and virtualization.
No application is required for individual courses and course bundles. Course readiness is to be determined by the student based upon information provided in the course descriptions on this site. Academy instructors are available to discuss your readiness and provide feedback; however, final course readiness decisions are the responsibility of the student.
The following prerequisites should help to you to determine your readiness for this course:
Basic understanding of system administration
Familiarity with CLI (command line interface)
Familiarity with topics covered in System Security 1