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This Introduction to Modern Security training course is overview of  up-to-date Security in a Development environment. Some labs are integrated as part of this session, so participants are required to bring a laptop.

Introduction to Modern Security

Price €595.00

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1 Day

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Target Audience

  • Developers, Architects and Development Managers

Attendee Requirements

  • No specific requirements. 1-2 years development (ideally in Java or .NET) a significant advantage

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Course Description

This Introduction to Modern Security training course is overview of  up-to-date Security in a Development environment. Some labs are integrated as part of this session, so participants are required to bring a laptop.

Course Outline

– Assets and Data
– Intellectual Property and Secrets
– Physical Assets
– Asset Classification and Replaceability

   Risks and Threats
– Top Data Breaches
– Risks
– Key components of a Risk
– Top Sectors for Attacks

Security Primer
– Risks & Threat Glossary
– Encryption Glossary
– Cryptography Glossary
– Hashing – Digital Signature
– Breaking a cryptographic system

Four Case Studies
– SWIFT Messaging
– Bitcoin & Ransomware
– Sony Pictures
– Stuxnet

Security Basics
– Infrastructure Attacks
– Why Use Risk Metrics?
– Cognitive Biases
– Attack Types
– Operational Security (OpSec)
– The Rugged Manifesto

Security in the Enterprise
– Legal aspects and related definitions
– Understanding Technical and Operational Risk
– Complexity of Enterprise Environment
– Legacy, Lifetime and “Crossing the Chasm”
– Complex Threat Landscape
– Vendor Risk

Application Security Architecture
– Separation of concerns
– Authentication and Authorisation
– Entitlement systems
– Defence in Depth
– Static Analysis Techniques
– OWASP project

Web Security
– What’s Good About the Web?
– What’s Bad About the Web?
– Javascript is Really Evil
– SQL Injection
– Introduction to TLS
– TLS proxying

Case Studies
– HMRC Web Rebate
– Heartbleed
– Shellshock
– Mobile Security

The Future of the Web
– HTTP and HTTP/2
– Future Web Architecture

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