Over the five day delivery of this National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) assured course, you will learn how to detect an attack, how to handle it, how to trace and acquire the evidence, investigate, analyse and re-construct the incident.
We then lay the groundwork for malware analysis by presenting the key tools and techniques malware analysts use to examine malicious programs.
The Certified Cybercrime In cybercrime course will show them you how to use investigative skills and apply them in the cyber space. This course has its own NCSC assured Cybercrime Investigator exam taken online post course via APMG.
This course is suitable for those that have successfully completed the Cybercrime Computing and Networking Foundation Course or Foundation Certificate in Cyber Security.
Delegates will learn how to
This National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) assured five-day course will help delegates learn;
- Understand how to detect an attack
- Understand how to handle an attack
- Understand how to trace and acquire the evidence during and post attack
- Understand how to investigate, analyse and re-construct a cyber security incident
- Become familar with the key tools and techniques used to examine and investigate malicious programs
Module 1 – Soft Skills and Incident Handling
- Engagement Lifecycle Management
- Incident Chronology
- Record Keeping, Interim Reporting & Final Results
- Threat Assessment
Module 2 – Core Technical Skills
- IP Protocols
- Network Architectures
- Common Classes of Tools
- OS Fingerprinting
- Application Fingerprinting
- Network Access Control Analysis
- Applications of Cryptography
- File System Permissions
- Host Analysis Techniques
- Understanding Common Data Format
Exercise - Reviewing HTTP and HTTPS traffic using a network analyser
Exercise - Identifying Network Connections with netstat
Exercise - Password cracking using NMAP
Exercise - Analysing file permissions in Linux
Module 3 – Background Information Gathering & Open Source
- Registration Records
- Domain Name Server (DNS)
- Open Source Investigation and Web Enumeration
- Extraction of Document Meta Data
- Community Knowledge
Exercise - Using DNSrecon to enumerate a website
Exercise - Performing Google dorking to gain information about a target
Exercise - Gathering intelligence on domains using OSINT-spy
Exercise - Using intelligence tools to monitor transactions and crypto abuse
Exercise - Using OSINT tools to investigate IP addresses
Module 4 – Network Intrusion Analysis
- Network Traffic Capture
- Data Sources and Network Log Sources
- Network Configuration Security Issues
- Unusual Protocol Behaviour
- Command and Control Channels
- Exfiltration of Data
- Incoming Attacks
- Internal Spread and Privilege Escalation
- False Positive Acknowledgement
Exercise – Examining PCAP data
Exercise – Examining torrent traffic
Exercise – Examining Apache Logs using Excel
Exercise – Examining a large firewall log dataset
Exercise – Performing social engineering attacks
Module 5 – Analysing Host Intrusions
- Host-Based Data Acquisition
- Live Analysis Laboratory Set-up
- Windows File System Essentials
- Windows File Structures
- Application File Structures
- Windows Registry Essentials
- Identifying Suspect Files
- Storage Media
- Memory Analysis
- Infection Vectors
- Malware Behaviours and Anti-Forensics
- Rootkit Identification
- Malware Analysis
Exercise - Capturing and examining memory artefacts
Exercise - Examining memory artefacts on a live machine emails
Exercise - Examining external media, browser, account usage and emails
Exercise - Examining Windows artefacts in a corporate espionage case
Exercise - Detecting exploit kits within a network
Exercise - Creating malware to deploy to victims
Exercise - Identifying rootkits using chkrootkit
Module 6 – Reverse Engineering Malware
- Windows Anti-Reverse Engineering
- Functionality Identification
- Windows NT Architecture
- Windows API Development
- Binary code structure
- Cryptographic Techniques
- Processor Architectures
- Windows Executable File Formats
- Hiding Techniques
- Malware Reporting
- Binary Obfuscation
- Behavioural Analysis
End of Course Exam
National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) Assured Training Exam:
- Online proctored exam is taken post course
- Duration - 90 minutes
- Questions 60, multiple choice
- Passing score of 60%
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