In the information security world the best defense is a good offense. It is far better to get attacked by an ally to better understand your own weaknesses than to learn about your weaknesses after they have been exploited by an adversary. This course explores tactics and techniques of offensive security as a means of improving an organization's overall security posture. The course examines organizational security goals and testing strategies and how organizations perform penetration tests as an aspect of a complete offensive security strategy.
Harvard Division of Continuing Education