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Malware Prevention, Discovery, and Recovery (MPDR)

May 28 - May 31

32 Hours. Instructor-Led

An intermediate level, hands-on course where knowledge and basic experience is required.

This National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC) training course is developed by the Criminal Justice Institute at the University of Arkansas System.

Course Description

MPDR will expose participants to analysis of malicious software used by cyber-criminals and cyber-terrorists.

After an introduction to modern malware, participants will learn how to prevent a malware outbreak, discover and identify malware through active network traffic analysis, prepare for dynamic analysis of malware samples of various types and intent, and how to isolate, re-mediate, and recover from a malware outbreak.

Finally, the course will conclude with a review of dynamic malware analysis and a look at emerging trends in the use of malicious software in network intrusions and data theft.

Target Audience

This course was developed for technical personnel and technical managers within the public or private sectors affiliated with an agency or organization considered as part of our nation’s critical infrastructure.


Participants should have some experience as a cybersecurity professional, a basic understanding of network concepts, and a basic understanding of computer operating systems.

Preferred Prerequisite:

Two years experience as a system or network administrator, or as an IT security specialist.

Required Materials
This course is delivered in a mobile training lab, using laptops that are preconfigured with hands-on exercises that immerse participants in real-world cybersecurity examples.

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National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium
National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium


Fort Ruger, Building 306, Room 113
3949 Diamond Head Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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