Malware Analysis Primer

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Malware Analysis Primer

Course Description

Are you ready to demystify malware threats? Malware Analysis Primer is a hands-on course that explores basic malware analysis techniques using freely available tools. Learn how to use disassemblers, debuggers, network monitoring, and other tools to reveal indicators of compromise and potential impacts of malicious software. By the end of this course, you’ll understand common malware threats and exploitations and gain the knowledge to improve prevention, detection, and recovery of malware-related events within your organization.

Course Content


  • Malware Capabilities
  • Malware Delivery Mechanisms


  • Virtualization
  • Best Practices


  • Debugger
  • Monitoring Tools


  • Disassembler
  • Static Analysis Tools
Requirements & Materials



  • Some programming experience



  • Notebook
  • Laptop for use during course

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for information security professionals, forensic teams, incident response teams, administrators, and other IT professionals seeking a greater understanding of potential malware threats and exploitation techniques. Familiarity with programming is assumed.

What You Will Learn

  • An introduction to malware techniques and capabilities
  • Components of a malware analysis environment
  • Use of static analysis to discover indicators of compromise
  • Use of dynamic analysis to discover malware behavior and effects

How You Will Benefit

  • Develop foundational knowledge of malicious software, including its forms, traits, author motivations, and impacts.
  • Identify, discuss, and practice sound malware analysis processes.
  • Conduct analysis on multiple malware samples using modern disassembly, debugging, and analysis tools.
  • Determine how to build an analytical capability to fit your organization, considering resource limitation and best practices.
  • Discover black hat exploitation techniques, obfuscation techniques, and indicators of compromise.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


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