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2 CPE Credits

Techniques for Malware Analysis

The ability to find and analyze malware has become a necessary skill for anyone performing incident response. This course introduces the various types and categories of malware and their characteristics. The course also introduces broad categories of malware analysis, shows how to collect information about malware by examining its characteristics, and how to execute and watch how malware interacts with your system.


  • Various Types of Malware
  • Malware Analysis Fundamentals
  • Techniques for Malware Analysis

Who Should Take This Course:

Cybersecurity professionals who want to learn more common types of malware and how to conduct a malware analysis.

About This Course:

Express Learning courses are created by industry experts and are designed to quickly address a hot industry topic or trend. In this course, you will be asked to read through lessons, follow course author Ric Messier as he walks you through key concepts and use Cuckoo Sandbox to assess malware samples, learn techniques used by malware to make analysis more difficult and interpret reporting. At the end of the course you will be asked to take a final assessment and must score 70% or higher prior to receiving a certificate of completion and earning continuing professional education (CPE) credits.