Certified Vulnerability Assessor (CVA)

Learn what vulnerabilities hackers look for when trying to hack into systems.


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Learn what vulnerabilities hackers look for when trying to hack into systems.

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About this course:

The Certified Vulnerability Assessor 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.

Upon completion, the Certified Vulnerability Assessor candidate will be able to competently take the CVA exam.

The average salary for Certified Vulnerability Assessor is $63,000 per year.

Course Objective: 

After completing this course, students will be able to: 

  • Have knowledge to detect security vulnerabilities and risk
  • Have knowledge to accurately report on their findings from examinations
  • Be ready to sit for the CVA Exam


This course is intended for:

  • Who don't know anything about security but need to. We recommend this course for anyone who wants to be secure on the Internet, especially employees at work.


  • An interest in security
  • Basic Computer Experience

Suggested prerequisites courses:

  • None


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Subjects Information Security
Lab Access No
Technology VMware
Learning Style Virtual Classroom
Difficulty Beginner
Course Duration 3 Days
Language English
Cybersecurity Roles Cybersecurity analyst
Nice Workforce Categories Oversee and govern, Protect and defend, Securely provision


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