Computer Security Introduction (advanced level)

Course focusing on the area of ​​information security with the aim of bringing students the techniques of detection and prevention of attacks.

The course aims to develop a professional profile that reduces the risks of cyber threats to businesses and public entities. Participants are expected to acquire the knowledge necessary to understand and implement the basic knowledge of all safety cycle : from risk measurement to forensic analysis through systems auditing and monitoring elements.

The activity has a practical nature and that at least 50 % of the time will be based on the resolution of individual cases using the knowledge gained with the help of highly skilled professionals.

Require prior knowledge of TCP / IP networks as well as Linux system user level . It is not necessary that the student has previous knowledge.

  1. Introduction (1 hour)
    • Safety Cycle
    • Incident management
    • Risks
      • LAB 1.1 Risk Analysis
  2. Threats and Auditing (3 hours)
    • Information Gathering
    • Discovering Vulnerabilities
      • LAB 2.1: OWASP Methodology Practice
    • Penetration Testing
      • LAB 2.2: Metasploitable
      • LAB 2.3: Web Server Practice
  3. Protection Systems (2 hours)
    • Firewalls: Iptables
    • Proxies: Squid
      • LAB 3.1: Securizing Networks
  4. Detection and Monitoring (3 hours)
    • IDS: snort
    • Antivirus
    • Log Centralization: Splunk y OSSIM
  5. Forensic Analysis (6 hours)
    • Data gathering
    • FAT i Ext3/4
    • LAB 5.1: File System Analysis
    • NTFS
    • LAB 5.2: TimeLine Study
    • Malware
    • LAB 5.3: Binary Analysis
Benefits for the students 
  • Know and apply techniques for detection and prevention of computer risks.
  • Developing the ability to reduce the risks in all types of organizations.
  • Learn the basics and an introduction to the methods at different levels of security, from identification and risk measurement, auditing systems, forensic analysis and monitoring elements.
  • To facilitate access, to the following courses for the Accreditation in Network Security Manager.
To whom it is addressed 
  • Responsible for security of the IT departments of organizations that wish to access the Accreditation in Network Security Manager or upgrade and update their knowledge in Cybersecurity.
  • Students of Computer Science or Telecommunications who want to move their career to the area of computer security.
  • Professionals interested in expanding their theoretical and practical knowledge on a topic of growing importance for IT departments and internal control organizations.

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