IT-Security for Executive Officers

The world of IT security is moving ever faster with decision makers needing to stay current in order to defend against new threats. In this one day ramp-up curse we will highlight fundamentals of IT security, as well as the latest trends in cyber crime.


  • Fundamentals of IT security
    • Confidentiality (authentication, access control, encryption)
    • Integrity (hashing)
    • Typical threats in an enterprise enviroment
  • Current threats and countermeasures
    • Common attack methods (man-in-the-middle in networks incl. certificate hierarchy, malware, web- and application security)
    • Countermeasures
  • Data security in the cloud
    • Concepts of cloud computing
    • Security, encrypted clouds
    • Advantages and risks


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