Network Reliability & Cybersecurity (ILV)

Course numberM2.02870.20.011
Course codeNRC
Semester of degree program Semester 2
Mode of delivery Presence- and Telecourse
ECTS credits5,0
Language of instruction English

The students know how cybersecurity threats affect individuals, businesses, and organizations; they are able to analyze the factors that lead to the spread and growth of cybercrime. Threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks are the central focus of the cybersecurity specialists.
Further, they are able to explain how technologies, processes and procedures can be used to protect systems.

Basic knowledge in networking technology and communication networks

The module covers the following topics/contents:
Threads and Attacks:
• Confidentiality, Integrity, Avaibility
• Identity Attack, Eavesdropping, Sniffing
• Worms, Botnets, DoS, Arp Spoofing
• Trojaner, Virus
Network Access Control:
• Security Protocols (SSL, IPSec, VPN, HTTPS, ...)
• Email Security
• Web Security
• Firewall Management
• Intrusion Detection
Thread Detection:
• Security Monitoring and Malware Analysis
• Threat Assessment and Remediation Analysis (TARA)
• Penetration Tests

Lecture script as provided in the course (required)
W. Stallings: Effective Cybersecurity: A Guide to Using Best Practices and Standards, Addison Wesley, 2018
M. Hickey, J. Arcuri: Hands on Hacking: Become an Expert at Next Gen Penetra-tion Testing and Purple Teaming, Wiley, 2020
Z. Codings: Cyber Security, Independently published, 2019

Integrated course - teaching & discussion, guest lectures by specialists, demonstration, exercises and practical examples in the lab, home work

Immanent examination character: presentation, assignment reports, writ-ten/oral exam