Get to know the “dark side“ of security and how to use “the force“ the right way. In this course, the students will learn how to use their computer without exposing it to most of the threats lurking outside, whether this is simple Internet browsing, “innocent“ usage of publicly available Wi-Fi, or usage of “secure“ corporate network.
Cyber security is an ever-evolving field with opportunities waiting for everyone with the interest to learn more and develop their skills in this interesting and demanding topic. This course will show the basic steps most of the hackers would go through while compromising the victim’s computers and it will define some interesting known and less known attack vectors and protections against them.
Students will not only have a chance to compromise many vulnerable machines by using different attack vectors, they will also gain knowledge that will help them protect their computers and networks against the attacks covered in this course. The course will also cover some of the latest attacks and methods used in the wild.
The prerequisite for this course is the understanding of the basics of operating systems, network and web applications. Nevertheless, the important concepts will be delivered during the class as a refresher. Everyone brave enough to step into this class will be rewarded with knowledge that is heavily sought after not only in military/government sector, but also in any security aware corporation/company.
Robert Petrunić was born in 1973. in Nagold, Germany and has a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering. He works as senior security consultant in Eduron IS, the company dedicated to IT security education, penetration testing and computer forensics. He also works as lecturer in most successful Croatian private college Algebra – University College, where he has designed several courses related to computer security and forensics.
Robert is Microsoft certified trainer since 2002, EC-Council certified trainer from 2008 and VMware certified trainer from 2012. He works mainly in security field from 2004, and Microsoft acknowledge this at 2008 awarding him Microsoft most valuable professional recognition ever since.
For the last 10 years Robert has been working on programs related to ethical hacking and IT security awareness for system administrators, developers and IT security consultant. He is also often a lecturer at regional IT conferences.