Security Threats on the Internet

Course Description

The course examines threats to organizations and individuals that can be found on the Internet. The emphasis is on cybercrime, although the actions of APTs are also being studied. Methods and ways of discovering information about threats are also considered. Emphasis is on a technical aspects of threat, but touches also on legal and economic aspects.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze security incidents
  2. Protect data on the Internet
  3. Perform cyber threat intelligence
  4. Estimate the level of protection of data on the Internet

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Lectures.

Independent assignments

Reading papers

Laboratory

Laboratory exercises.

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Laboratory Exercises 20 % 30 % 20 % 30 %
Class participation 20 % 30 % 20 % 30 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 20 % 20 % 50 %
Final Exam: Written 20 % 20 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Introduction
  2. Cybercrime
  3. Anonymization networks on the Internet, Darkweb, Darknet.
  4. Cyber threat intelligence.
  5. Cyber threat intelligence.
  6. Botnet: technical and economic characteristics.
  7. Malware taxonomy
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Ransomware - technical and economic aspects, protection
  10. Social engineering
  11. Advanced persistent threats.
  12. Case study
  13. Case study
  14. Guest Lecturer from Industry - overview of current procedures and practices
  15. Final exam

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Literature

Brian Krebs (2014.), Spam Nation, Sourcebooks, Inc.
(.), Man Young Rhee. Internet Security: Cryptographic Principles, Algorithms and Protocols. Man Young Rhee,
(.), Scott J. Roberts, Rebekah Brown. Intelligence-Driven Incident Response: Outwitting the Adversary.,

Laboratory exercises

For students

General

ID 222654
  Winter semester
5 ECTS
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
0 Seminar
0 Exercises
12 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

88 Excellent
75 Very Good
63 Good
50 Acceptable