The Complete Cyber Security Course : Hacking Exposed!

Volume 1 : Learn how to stop hackers, prevent tracking, advanced anonymous browsing and counter government surveillance
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  • Length 11 hours
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About This Course

Published 6/2016 English Closed captions available

Course Description

Learn a practical skill-set in defeating all online threats, including - advanced hackers, trackers, malware, zero days, exploit kits, cyber criminals and more.

Go from a beginner to advanced in this easy to follow expert course.  

Covering all major platforms - Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, MacOS and Linux.

This course covers the fundamental building blocks of your required skillset - You will understand the threat and vulnerability landscape through threat modelling and the risk assessment.

We explore the Darknet and mind-set of the cyber criminal. Covering malware, exploit kits, phishing, zero day vulnerabilities and much more.

You will learn about the global tracking and hacking infrastructures that nation states run. Covering the NSA, FBI, CIA, GCHQ, China’s MSS and other intelligence agencies capabilities.

You will understand the foundations of operating system security and privacy functionality. A close look at the new Windows 10 privacy issues and how to best mitigate them.

There is a complete easy to follow crash course on encryption, how encryption can be bypassed and what you can do to mitigate the risks.

Master defences against phishing, SMShing, vishing, identity theft, scam, cons an other social engineering threats.

Finally we cover the extremely important, but underused security control of isolation and compartmentalization. Covering sandboxes, application isolation, virtual machines, Whonix and Qubes OS.

This is volume 1 of 4 of your complete guide to cyber security privacy and anonymity.  

- Volume 4 release data November 2016

What are the requirements?

  • A basic understanding of using operating systems, networks and the Internet. Be able to download and install software. A willingness to learn.
  • Most items referenced in this course are free. But you may elect to purchase additional software, hardware and services discussed in the course. Although It is absolutely not necessary to buy anything to understand and follow the course.
  • Please note this is Volume 1 of 4 of the complete course. After the completion of all 4 volumes you will know more than 80% of security professionals, government and law enforcement agents and even expert hackers about maintaining security, privacy and anonymity.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • An advanced practical skillset in defeating all online threats - advanced hackers, trackers, malware and all Internet nastiness including mitigating government spying and mass surveillance.
  • In this volume we explore the threat landscape - The Darknets, dark markets, zero day vulnerabilities, exploit kits, malware, phishing and much more.
  • You will master encryption in an easy to follow crash course.
  • We cover operating system security, privacy and patching - On Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, MacOS and Linux.
  • Go in-depth into security through physical and virtual isolation and compartmentalization. Covering sandboxes, application isolation, virtual machines, Whonix and Qubes OS.
  • You will learn about nation state secret tracking and hacking infrastructure

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone who wants to become an expert in security, privacy and anonymity. This volume covers the required foundation building blocks of that skillset.
  • For anyone who would love to gain a practical skillset in mitigating the risk from, malware, Trojans, hackers, tracker, cyber criminals and all online threats.
  • This course is for anyone who wants to keep their precious files, emails, accounts and personal information out of the hands of the bad guys.
  • For beginners and intermediate Internet users who are interested in security, safety and privacy.
  • For those who want privacy and anonymity online from hackers, corporations and governments.
  • This course is designed for personal and home Internet security, privacy and anonymity. Most of the topics apply in the same way to a business, but the course is delivered as if to an individual for personal Internet security, privacy and anonymity.

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Welcome and Introduction to the Instructor!
Preview
02:06
Goals and Learning Objectives - Volume 1
Preview
02:30
Target Audience
Preview
01:54
Study Recommendations
Preview
04:34
Course updates
Preview
00:40
Section 2: know Yourself - The Threat and Vulnerability Landscape
Goals and Learning Objectives
00:41
Protect What You Value
02:04
What is Privacy, Anonymity and Pseudonymity
04:35
Security, Vulnerabilities, Threats and Adversaries
04:37
Threat Modeling and Risk Assessments
07:51
Security vs Privacy vs Anonymity - Can we have it all?
01:56
Defense In Depth
01:35
The Zero Trust Model
03:40
Section 3: Know Your Enemy - The Current Threat and Vulnerability Landscape
Goals and Learning Objectives
00:43
Why You Need Security – The Value Of A Hack
05:14
The Top 3 Things You Need To Stay Safe Online
01:23
Security Bugs and Vulnerabilities - The Vulnerability Landscape
05:48
Hackers, crackers and cyber criminals
02:32
Malware, viruses, rootkits and RATs
06:56
Spyware, Adware, Scareware, PUPs & Browser hijacking
04:44
What is Phishing, Vishing and SMShing
Preview
14:53
Spamming & Doxing
03:15
Social engineering - Scams, cons, tricks and fraud
05:31
Darknets, Dark Markets and Exploit kits
08:04
Governments, spies and secret stuff part I
05:12
Governments, spies and secret stuff part II
09:43
Regulating encryption, mandating insecurity & legalizing spying
14:36
Trust & Backdoors
10:14
Censorship
02:24
Security News and Alerts – Stay Informed
00:49
Section 4: Encryption Crash Course
Goals and Learning Objectives
00:24
Symmetric Encryption
09:53
Asymmetric Encryption
10:17
Hash Functions
06:32
Digital Signatures
04:45
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport layer security (TLS)
Preview
13:26
SSL Stripping
12:02
HTTPS (HTTP Secure)
07:49
Digital Certificates
06:19
Certificate Authorities and HTTPS
12:56
End-to-End Encryption (E2EE)
01:57
Steganography
08:12
How Security and Encryption is Really Attacked
02:42
Section 5: Setting up a Testing Environment Using Virtual Machines
Goals and Learning Objectives
00:27
Introduction to Setting up a Testing Environment Using Virtual Machines
10:08
Vmware
10:55
Virtual box
12:03
Kali Linux 2016
02:50
Section 6: Operating System Security & Privacy (Windows vs Mac OS X vs Linux)
Goals and Learning Objectives
00:37
Security Features and Functionality
02:48
Security Bugs and Vulnerabilities
04:00
Usage Share
03:56
Windows 10 - Privacy & Tracking
06:08
Windows 10 - Disable tracking automatically
04:42
Windows 10 - Tool : Disable Windows 10 Tracking
08:32
Windows 10 – Cortana
02:20
Windows 10 – Privacy Settings
08:15
Windows 10 - WiFi Sense
03:38
Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 - Privacy & Tracking
07:19
Mac - Privacy & Tracking
04:33
Linux and Unix “like” Operating systems
03:27
Linux - Debian
01:02
Linux - Debian 8 Jessie - Virtual box guest additions Issue
06:15
Linux - OpenBSD and Archlinux
01:38
Linux - Ubuntu
00:57
Section 7: Security Bugs and Vulnerabilities
Goals and Learning Objectives
00:25
The Importance of Patching
03:47
Windows 7 - Auto Update
01:15
Windows 8 & 8.1 - Auto Update
01:24
Windows 10 - Auto Update
01:25
Windows - Criticality and Patch Tuesday
03:46
Windows 7, 8, 8.1 & 10 - Automate the pain away from patching
08:34
Linux - Debian - Patching
10:58
Mac - Patching
06:58
Firefox - Browser and extension updates
04:23
Chrome - Browser and extension updates
01:13
IE and Edge - Browser and extention updates
00:46
Auto updates - The Impact to privacy and anonymity
01:41
Section 8: Reducing Threat Privilege
Goals and Learning Objectives + Removing Privilege
02:53
Windows 7 - Not using admin
03:32
Windows 8 and 8.1 - Not using admin
04:14
Windows 10 - Not using admin
03:25
Section 9: Social Engineering and Social Media Offence and Defence
Goals and Learning Objectives
00:26
Information Disclosure and Identity Strategies for Social Media
12:34
Identify Verification and Registration
05:05
Behavioural Security Controls Against Social Threats (Phishing, Spam) Part 1
07:50
Behavioural Security Controls Against Social Threats (Phishing, Spam) Part 2
10:22
Technical Security Controls Against Social Threats (Phishing, Spam, Scam & Cons)
05:02
Section 10: Security Domains
Goals and Learning Objectives
00:20
Security Domains
10:00

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Instructor Biography

Nathan House, Leading Cyber Security Expert

I have over 24 years experience in cyber security where I have advised some of largest companies in the world, assuring security on multi-million and multi-billion pound projects. I am the CEO of Station X a cyber security consultancy. More recently I acted as the lead security consultant on a number of the UKs mobile banking and payment solutions helping secure to date over £71Bn in transactions.

My clients have included; BP, ExxonMobil, Shell, Vodafone, VISA, T-mobile, GSK, COOP Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland, Natwest, Yorkshire bank, BG Group, BT, London 2012.

Over the years I have spoken at a number of security conferences, developed free security tools, and discovered serious security vulnerabilities in leading applications.

Qualifications and education

★ BSc. (Hons) Computing 'Networks & Communication' 1st Class Honours
★ SCF : SABSA Charted Architect Foundation
★ CISSP : Certified Information Systems Security Professional
★ CISA : Certified Information Systems Auditor
★ CISM : Certified Information Security Manager
★ ISO 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor
★ CEH : Certified Ethical Hacker
★ OSCP : Offensive Security Certified Professional





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