Certified Vulnerability Assessor

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C)VA Certified Vulnerability Assessor

Mile2’s Vulnerability Assessor course, C)VA  provides an solid understanding of the tools an IT engineer needs to review an Information System. In this course, you will learn the importance of vulnerability assessments and how they are used to prevent serious cyber break-ins. Lessons include understanding malware and viruses and how they can infiltrate an organization’s network. After you take this course, you will be able to assess a company’s security posture and perform a basic vulnerability test.  Plus, you will be able to generate reports to guide new security implementation. 

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The C)VA is a part of These Role-Based Progressions

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Level 200 - C)VA
Level 300 - C)PEH
Level 350 - C)TIA
Level 400 - C)CSA
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Professional Ethical Hacker

Think Like a Hacker

Level 200 - C)VA
Level 300 - C)PEH
Level 350 - C)PTE
Level 400 - C)PTC
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Application Security Engineer

Build secure applications from the ground up.

Level 200 - C)VA
Level 300 - C)PEH
Level 350 - C)PTE
Level 400 - C)CSWAE
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Cloud Security Officer

Secure Cloud-based sharing platforms

Level 200 - C)VA
Level 300 - C)ISSO
Level 350 - C)VE
Level 400 - C)CSO

C)VA Key Course Information

Live Class Duration: 3 Days

Language: English

Class Formats:
*  Instructor-led

*  Self-Study

*  Live Virtual Training

Suggested Prior Knowledge:

     Basic Networking Understanding

Applicable Exams:

*  Mile2 C)VA

CPEs:  24

C)VA Modules

  • Module 1 – Why Vulnerability Assessment
  • Module 2 – Vulnerability Types
  • Module 3 – Assessing the Network
  • Module 4 – Assessing Web Servers and Applications
  • Module 5 – Assessing Remote and VPN Services
  • Module 6 – Vulnerability Assessments & Tools of the Trade
  • Module 7 – Output Analysis

C)VA Labs

Lab 1 -Intro to Common Vulnerability Exposures

Lab 2 -Drafting Incident Response Procedures

Lab 3 -Patch Management Architecture

Lab 4 -Operations

Lab 5 -Patch Management

Lab 6 – Installing Nessus and Conducting a Vulnerability Scan

Lab 7 -Generating Metrics on a Security Report

Who Should Attend

* Information System Owners
* Analysts
* Ethical Hackers
* Cyber Security Managers
* IT Engineers


Upon Completion

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

Re-Certification Requirements

All  Mile2 certifications will be awarded a 3-year expiration date.

There are two requirements to maintain Mile2 certification: 

1)  Pass the most current version of the exam for your respective existing certification

2)  Earn 20 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) per year. You may submit your CEUs in your Mile2 inbox. These CEUs must fall under “Qualify Continuing Educational Activities).

Visit our certification renewal page for more information.

C)VA Exam Information

The Certified Vulnerability Assessor exam is taken online through Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (“MACS”), which is accessible on your account. 

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Course FAQ's

Do I have to purchase a course to buy a certification exam?

NO.  You do not have to purchase a course to purchase a certification exam.  

Do all Mile2 courses map to a role-based career path?

All of our courses can be taken independently.  In order to help guide our students on their cybersecurity career journey we have developed the Mile2 Certification Roadmap.

This helpful resource maps specific courses to Role-based career tracks.

How to I Access My Exam?

1. Go to

2. Select the “Courses” tab
3. Choose the course name that matches the exam you want to take

4. In the course materials, scroll to the bottom of the page to find the certifiation exam.
5.  See this helpful video:

Cybersecurity Certifications for Today's INFOSEC Careers

Mile2 Cybersecurity Certifications is a world-leader in providing accredited education, training, and certifications for INFOSEC professionals. We strive to deliver the best course ware, the strongest Cyber Range, and the most user-friendly exam system in the market.


Our training courses follow our role-based Certification Roadmap. Plus, many of our classes include hands-on skill development in our Cyber Range.  We train students in penetration testing,disaster recovery, incident handling, and network forensics.  Additionally, our Information Assurance training certification meets military, government, private sector and institutional specifications.  



We've developed training for...

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The Canadian Department of National Defense


The United States Air Force

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