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Kaspersky Academy

Hunt APTs with Yara like a GReAT Ninja

  • Length

    Access 6 months

  • Result

    PDF document of completion signed by the course leader(s)

  • For whom

    InfoSec professionals, Enterprises, Academia and research institutions, Other companies

Specifically designed for self-paced learning, our course is deeply practical and enables you to learn-by-doing, hunting for real threats in our dedicated Virtual Lab.

Using world-renowned cases like BlueTraveller, Sofacy & WildNeutron as the basis of the course, Costin shares insights and techniques from his team’s exclusive research on these cases. This knowledge will enhance your career and improve your organisation’s threat defences.

For Whom

  • InfoSec professionals

    IT Security professionals will learn how to advance their career as a threat hunter and hunt threats more efficiently.

  • Enterprises

    Train your teams to find new malware samples, exploits and zero-days and speed up incident response. Improve your organizations' defenses with custom rules.

Our Experts

Costin Raiu

Costin Raiu

Security Researcher

Costin is one of the founders of Kaspersky’s industry leading Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), the team that researched the inner workings of Stuxnet, Duqu, Flame, Carbanak, Turla, Lazarus, the Equation Group and many more.

Costin has over 25 years’ experience in cybersecurity and specializes in analyzing Advanced Persistent Threats and high-level malware attacks.

He is a member of the Virus Bulletin Technical Advisory Board and the Computer AntiVirus Researchers’ Organization (CARO) as well as a reporter for the Wildlist Organization International. 

Education Programm

  • Write cleaner, more efficient, Yara rules

  • Utilize tips & tricks to create fast and efficient rules

  • Use Yara generators to save time and effort when writing codes

  • Test Yara rules for false positives that could skew your results

  • Hunt new undetected samples in your infrastructure and cloud platforms

  • Use external modules within Yara for even more efficient hunting

  • Discover secrets of anomaly search

  • Test your new skills on real life cases like BlueTraveller and DiplomaticDuck

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