IT Security Fundamentals (IPSF)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

Network administrators, network managers and all technical staff who are responsible for planning, implementing, and ensuring high performance operation of their data networks.


Basic understanding of Network Fundamentals and TCP/IP operation.

Networking & TCP/IP Fundamentals (NWF)
Troubleshooting TCP/IP Fundamentals (TTCP)

Course Objectives

IP Security Fundamentals (IPSF) is a 3 day Fast Lane course designed to enhance the students knowledge on IT-security related topics in general. The course contents will provide the students with a deep and solid understanding of security considerations with the aim of being able to learn about security as a total and not as isolated single topics. Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Evaluate the need for different security measures and their effect
  • Assess the correct usage of encryption techniques
  • Understand the motivation of cybercriminals in depth and how to avoid getting targeted by them
  • Understand certain types of network based attacks
  • Understand the limitations of security devices like AV and IPS or firewall
  • Understand the techniques used by cybercriminals to compromise even secure sys-tems
  • Evaluate new technology (VoIP, smartphones…) with regard to their potential security lacks
  • Understand the need and design of security policies
  • Being able to keep up to date with the fast changing topics of information security through understanding the fundamental concepts behind network security

Course Content

  • Modern Information Security and its importance
  • Information gathering from public sources
  • Network Reconnaissance from a hackers perspective
  • Encryption techniques for data and communication security
  • Mobile device security (Smartphones, Handhelds, Net- / Notebooks)
  • Data integrity (hashing functions, salted hashes)
  • Usage of symmetric and asymmetric encryption
  • Correct usage of signatures, certificates and authentication techniques
  • Understanding VPN techniques (SSL, IPSec)
  • Network attacks on Layer 2 and Layer 3
  • Understanding Cybercrime
  • Recognizing and evaluating malware and rootkits
  • Evaluating the need for security hardware and software
  • Modern attack vectors
  • Understanding Firewalls, IDS/IPS and Antivirus and their limitations
  • Organizational security measures
  • BSI IT-Grundschutz Catalogues
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

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05/03/2018 - 07/03/2018 Warsaw Enroll
11/06/2018 - 13/06/2018 Warsaw Enroll
03/09/2018 - 05/09/2018 Warsaw Enroll
03/12/2018 - 05/12/2018 Warsaw Enroll
03/04/2018 - 05/04/2018 Hamburg Enroll
04/06/2018 - 06/06/2018 Munich Enroll
02/07/2018 - 04/07/2018 Münster Enroll
30/07/2018 - 01/08/2018 Berlin Enroll
27/08/2018 - 29/08/2018 Stuttgart Enroll
24/09/2018 - 26/09/2018 Frankfurt Enroll
22/10/2018 - 24/10/2018 Hamburg Enroll
19/11/2018 - 21/11/2018 Berlin Enroll
10/12/2018 - 12/12/2018 Munich Enroll
04/06/2018 - 06/06/2018 Vienna (iTLS) Enroll
17/09/2018 - 19/09/2018 Vienna (iTLS) Enroll
03/12/2018 - 05/12/2018 Vienna (iTLS) Enroll
23/07/2018 - 25/07/2018 Madrid Enroll
30/04/2018 - 02/05/2018 Zurich Enroll
16/07/2018 - 18/07/2018 Zurich Enroll
08/10/2018 - 10/10/2018 Zurich Enroll
Middle East
Saudi Arabia
08/07/2018 - 10/07/2018 Riyadh Course language: English Enroll
United Arab Emirates
08/07/2018 - 10/07/2018 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS. Enroll
25/02/2018 - 27/02/2018 Cairo Course language: English Enroll
02/09/2018 - 04/09/2018 Cairo Course language: English Enroll

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