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Denial of Service

Learn about denial-of-service, the ways and means attackers use, and how you may gear yourself up to such attacks.
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Become familiar with the following concepts: denial-of-service, distributed denial-of-service, and how the denial-of-service and distributed denial-of-service attacks take place. You will also see what botnets are and how they are used to attack your system or network. You will find explanations on the tools that are used to attack, and how you can detect such attacks. You will be introduced to different countermeasures, so that you can plan, prepare, and establish the relevant countermeasures to protect your organization. You will also learn how DoS and DDoS can be used in penetration testing. You will go through discussions on how to protect your organization from the distributed denial-of-service attacks and denial-of-service penetration testing. Altogether, these topics focus on deepening your understanding of security concepts and practices, so that you’re a more efficient network administrator. With the skills you gain here, you’re equipped to pursue a number of security certifications from CompTIA, EC-Council, and CEH.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for individuals looking to expand their knowledge of different IT Security principals.
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What Will I Learn?
Gain a comprehensive understanding of denial-of-service attacks.
Understand the common tools that are used to attack, and how you can detect such attacks.
Gear up your organization to be prepared to face most, if not all, denial-of-service attacks.
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  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 25 Lectures Collapse All 25 Lectures 01:04:06
0 Lectures 00:00
7 questions
Denial-of-Service & Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 Lectures 16:58

Distributed DoS

DoS Impact

Distributed DoS Attack Symptoms
Digital Attack Map
2 Lectures 09:55
DEMO: Digital Attack Map

DoS, DDoS Attacks
4 Lectures 14:33
Introduction to Botnets

Botnet Ecosystem

Botnet Propagation

Botnet Tools
DoS/DDoS Attack Tools and Detection
3 Lectures 03:05
DDoS Tools


DoS Attack Detection
DoS/DDoS Countermeasures
3 Lectures 02:30
Activity Profiling

Sequential Change-Point Detection

Wavelet Analysis
DoS/DDoS in Penetration Testing
6 Lectures 16:59
DoS, DDoS Countermeasures

Botnet Countermeasures

Advanced DoS, DDoS Protection Tools

DDoS in Penetration Testing

Advanced DDoS Protection Method

Final Exam
1 Lecture 00:04
Final Exam
5 questions

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