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CZ4069 Concepts and Techniques for Malware Analysis
Objectives
Malware analysis is a specialization within cyber security. Malware attacks are often detrimental to companies or organizations. When malware breaches an organization’s defences, the security team needs to act quickly to cure current infections and prevent it from re-occurring. Understanding the capabilities of the malware is critical to an organization’s ability to quickly create a signature to prevent the widespread of the malware across the network, to block further communications from the attacker. This understanding could also be translated to valuable knowledge in identifying existing security gaps within an organization’s system and fortify defences. This course aims to build a strong foundation to perform triage on malicious software using a variety of system and network monitoring utilities, a disassembler, a debugger and many other freely available tools.
Outline
1. Set up a safe virtual environment to analyze malware.
2. Determine and discuss the various capabilities of malware, the spread of malware and the communication with the attacker.
3. Explain techniques for malware analysis
4. Perform a quick triage to extract network signatures and host-based indicators.
5. Use key analysis tools such as IDA Pro, x64Dbg and CFF explorer that are commonly known to the industry.
6. Identify basic malware patterns and techniques and discuss on how to circumvent some of them.
Who Should Attend
Developers, Software specialist/analyst
Eligibility Criteria
Relevant Polytechnic Diploma in Science/Engineering. CET diploma holders are required to complete the preparatory module before registering the course
Details
Date(s): 11 Jan 2021 to 07 May 2021
Time: Refer to Class and Exam Schedules
Venue: LT4
Closing Date of Registration: 30 Nov 2020
Course Fee Payable:(Inclusive of GST) Refer to the course fee table

Subsidy/Funding
MOE (SBMC) No
E2I No
SSG No
Academic Units (AU)
Number of AU: 3
Online Registration
Closed
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  2. Cash/Cheque/NETS payment at One-Stop@SAC (NTU Main Campus)
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