Aaron M. Rosenmund is a cyber security operations subject matter expert, with a background in federal and business defensive and offensive cyber operations and system automation. Leveraging his administration and automation experience, Aaron actively contributes to multiple open and closed source security operation platform projects and continues to create tools and content to benefit the community. As an educator & cyber security researcher at Pluralsight, he is focused on advancing cyber secur... moreity workforce and technologies for business and national enterprises alike. In support of the Air National Guard, he contributes those skills part time in various initiatives to defend the nation in cyberspace. Certifications: GIAC GCIA, GIAC GCED, CCNA Cyber Operations, Pentest+, CySa+, CASP
Here are the initial instructions and explanation of the lab environment. Read this while your environment is busy creating itself from nothing. Yes, this violates physics; we know. How fun!
Malware as a Service
This section teaches students how to gather basic sample information and utilize open-source threat intelligence sharing platforms to gain deeper understanding about their sample, such as strings and hashes and sources like Abuse.ch and Triage.
Malware C2 Behavior
Better understand HTTP C2 IOCs by creating working C2 capabilities yourself.
Cobalt Strike Beacon
This challenge will include analysis of the world’s #1 C2 infrastructure: Cobalt Strike (CS). You will break down the CS infrastructure, show how Malleable C2 profiles function, and learn how to extract and analyze profile configurations from script- and PE-based payloads alike.
The Last Challenge
Welcome to the final challenge! This is your last chance to experiment in the environment. Clicking Finish Lab will end this little world that flittered into existence just for you.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
Did you know?
On average, you retain 75% more of your learning if you get time for practice.