Certified Advanced Malware Analysis Investigator

Upskilling Course, 40 Academic Hours

Deep Dive: Malware Threats and Malware Analysis Techniques

Designed for cybersecurity professionals looking to advance their expertise, this one-of-a-kind course addresses the challenge of constantly evolving malware threats. It provides participants a deep dive into malware threats and malware analysis techniques.

By enrolling in this course, you will develop knowledge and skills in analyzing and mitigating complex malware effectively.

Who Is This Course For?

  • Incident responders (TIER 2 and above) and leaders of incident handling teams
  • System administrators
  • Cyber security practitioners and security architects
  • Experienced cyber and IT professionals
  • Cybersecurity investigators
  • Students studying for a technology Bachelor’s degree


  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft operating systems
  • Understanding of networks and protocols
  • Basic knowledge of monitoring and security devices

Learning Objectives

  • Detect, identify and contain the most common cybersecurity incidents
  • Look for suspicious activity of malware and malicious code on your endpoints
  • Analyze malware with several techniques (static and dynamic)
  • Comprehend the reverse engineering process

What You'll Get...

Professional Supervisor and Instructors

Supervising all Wawiwa Cyber courses is Mr. Nadav Nachmias, Head of Cybersecurity Programs at Wawiwa.
The course instructors are cybersecurity professionals with hands-on experience as well as training skills. The technical level of the course can be adjusted according to the audience.
Nadav Nachmias Head of Cybersecurity Programs

Nadav Nachmias

Head of Cybersecurity Programs

Nadav is a Cybersecurity Specialist with over 15 years of experience, focusing on Cybersecurity strategies, architecture, and workforce empowerment. His practical experience made it intuitive for him to develop diverse training programs and materials in several Cybersecurity fields (including Cybersecurity Management, Incident Handling and Response, and Cyber Forensics).

What Do Graduates Have to Say?

Course Syllabus

Module 1: Physical Environment (PE) Files (2 Theoretical Hours, 6 Practical Hours)

  • Headers
  • Sections
  • Imports/Exports
  • Resources
  • Common File Format (CFF) Explorer

Module 2: WinAPI (1 Theoretical Hour, 1 Practical Hour)

  • Concept
  • Common Dynamic Link Libraries (DLLs)
  • Kernel Objects
  • Ansi and Unicode
  • Suspicious APIs and Their Uses

Module 3: Extra Static Analysis (3 Theoretical Hours, 4 Practical Hours)

  • Packers
  • Obfuscators
  • Virtual Machines (VMs)
  • Cyrpters
  • RDG Packer Detector
  • Entropy

Module 4: Basic and Advanced Dynamic Analysis (3 Theoretical Hours, 4 Practical Hours)

  • Sysinternals
  • Apimonitor
  • Wireshark
  • ApateDNS
  • InetSIM
  • Netcat
  • Sandboxes

Module 5: Assembly Crash (1 Theoretical Hour, 2 Practical Hours)

  • Architecture (x86)
  • Memory management
  • Registers
  • Instructions
  • Opcodes

Module 6: Reverse Engineering (RE) Methodology (2 Theoretical Hours, 3 Practical Hours)

  • What is Reverse Engineering (RE)?
  • Approaching RE
  • Decompliers

Module 7: Debugging Methodology (2 Theoretical Hours, 1 Practical Hour)

  • What Is Debugging?
  • Approaching Debugging
  • Debugger Overview

Module 8: Intrusion Detection Appliance (IDA) (2 Theoretical Hours, 2 Practical Hours)

  • Overview
  • Cheatsheet
  • Flirt Signatures

Module 9: Malicious Techniques (2 Theoretical Hours)

  • Hooking
  • Code Injection
  • Anti VM/Debug
  • Obfuscation 
  • Persistence
  • Dynamic Function Resolving (using APIs and using Process Environmental Bloc – PEB)
  • Encryption

Module 10: Course Final Project (2 Practical Hours)

  • Final Hands-On Project

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