C)VA - Certified Vulnerability Assessor

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About this Course

The vendor neutral Certified Vulnerability Assessor certification course helps students understand the importance of vulnerability assessments by providing intricate knowledge and skills in the Vulnerability Assessment arena. The CVA course provides foundational knowledge of general VA tools as well as popular exploits an IT engineer should be familiar with.


The CVA is a fundamental cyber security certification course that focuses on vulnerability assessments. The CVA course focuses on foundational information such as the importance of a Vulnerability Assessment and how it can help an engineer prevent serious break-ins to your organization. In the CVA course, the student will be versed with basic malware and viruses and how they can infiltrate an organizations network. The student will also learn how to assess a company’s security posture and perform a basic vulnerability test to help secure the organization’s networking infrastructure.


Who should attend?

  • Information System Owners
  • Analysts
  • Ethical Hackers
  • ISSO’s
  • Cyber Security Managers
  • IT Engineer


Course Content

Module 1 – Why Vulnerability Assessment?

Module 2 – Vulnerability Types

Module 3 – Assessing the Network  

Module 4 – Assessing Web Servers & Applications

Module 5 – Assessing Remote & VPN Services

Module 6 – Vulnerability Assessment Tools of the Trade

Module 7 – Output Analysis


At Course Completion

Upon completion, the Certified Vulnerability Assessor candidate will not only be able to competently take the CVA exam but will also be able to understand and implement a basic vulnerability assessment.



  • Basic networking understanding


Exam Information

The Certified Vulnerability Assessor exam is taken online through Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (“MACS”), which is accessible on your mile2.com account. The exam will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple choice questions. The cost is $400 USD and must be purchased from Mile2.com.

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