Identify Attack Types
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Time
45 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner

In this IT Pro Challenge provided by Learn on Demand Systems you will identify attack types in a scenario-based format. These attack types represent many of the hands-on IT Pro Challenge provided by Learn on ...

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Overview

Introduction: The Identify Attack Types lab is a premium Cybrary lab from Learn on Demand Systems intended for students at the Beginner level. This lab helps the student to identify attack types in a scenario-based format. The Identify Attack Types lab is the first lab of Cybersecurity: Offensive Tools - Challenge Series. It is estimated that the practice lab takes about 30 minutes to 45 minutes to complete it.

The Identify Attack Types lab comes with multiple-choice questions to test the knowledge of students to identify local and network attacks. At the end of each step of the Identify Attack Types lab, the students will check their answers with the answer key provided.

This lab would be beneficial for students on the Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst, a Penetration Tester, and Security Engineer career path. Completing this lab means that students are able to identify different types of attacks (Local and network attacks).

Skill/Activity Breakdown:

The Identify Attack Types lab develops the skill to identify common cyber attacks. This is important for the work role of Cyber Defense Analyst, Cyber Defense Incident Responder, All-Source Analyst, Mission Assessment Specialist, Exploitation Analyst, Target Developer, Target Network Analyst, Threat/Warning Analyst, Cyber Intel Planner, Cyber Ops Planner, Partner Integration Planner, and Vulnerability Assessment Analyst.

The Identify Attack Types lab develops the knowledge of what constitutes a network attack. This is important for the work role of Executive Cyber Leadership, Information Systems Security Manager, Cyber Defense Analyst, Cyber Defense Incident Responder, Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist, and Vulnerability Assessment Analyst.

The Identify Attack Types lab develops knowledge about security issues. This is important for the work role of Executive Cyber Leadership, Cyber Workforce Developer and Manager, Cyber Instructional Curriculum Developer, and Cyber Instructor.

The Identify Attack Types lab also develops the knowledge about penetration testing tools the skill of configuring and utilizing network protection components. This is important for the work role of Information Systems Security Manager, Cyber Defense Analyst, Vulnerability Assessment Analyst, Software Developer, Secure Software Assessor, Authorizing Official/Designating Representative, Security Control Assessor, and Research & Development Specialist.

By completing the Identify Attack Types lab, the student will learn how to identify local and network attack types, penetration testing tools, and security issues associated with ports. Learning these skills are important for a career path to become a security engineer, SOC analyst, or penetration tester.

Conclusion: The Identify Attack Types lab is presented by Cybrary and created by Learn on Demand Systems. This practice lab is intended for students to test their general knowledge of security attacks and to develop the skills of identifying attacks and security tools. This lab introduces different attack types that will be used in different hands-on IT Pro Challenge provided by Learn on Demand Systems.

Click on Identify Attack Types lab to deepen your knowledge of attack types and prepare for a career in cybersecurity.