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Cyber Security Awareness for IT-Pros(with lab)

Delivery: classroom, hands on, lab // Duration: 1 day

This classroom training is aimed at IT specialists with administrative rights, i.e. primarily administrators, but also developers or architects who plan systems or set up and operate test environments. In this training course, the participants are shown the connection between their own behavior and effective cyber security through numerous demos and hands-on lab exercises. The participants work with their own laptops on virtual server systems and slip into the role of the attacker. They actively scan the systems for exploitable vulnerabilities, use current attack tools and hack into the course systems.


Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the changing threat landscape and its impact on their jobs.

  • Understand why and how the resilience against cyber-attacks needs to be improved.

  • Understand the requirements in guidelines and instructions.

The participants will be positively disposed towards a required change in their own behavior, as they recognize their own benefit and the benefit for the company.


Course Content

  • Intro: AAdvanced Persistent Threats

  • APT attacks on the human factor

    • Social Engineering

    • Spear phishing

    • Trojans, viruses and USB gadgets

  • APT attacks on systems

    • Reconnaissance and analysis: port and vulnerability scans

    • Exploitation of vulnerabilities

    • Lateral movement: Credential Dumping and Pass the Hash/Ticket

  • What does the current security strategy look like?

    • Technology - Processes - People

    • Prevention - Detection - Response

  • Prevention: Improve your resilience

    • Hardening / Patching

      • What does hardening mean and why is compliance elementary?

      • Why do systems have to be patched promptly?

    • Secure Administration

      • Role Based Access Control (RBAC)

      • Password management & PIM/PAM solutions

    • Security Architectures

  • Detection & Response

    • SIEM systems

    • Malware analysis

  • Summary and Call to Action


Target Audience

This one-day course is aimed at IT specialists with administrative rights. The training is designed for Windows and Linux administrators as well.


Pre-requisite for Course Registration

Basic IT know-how of IT systems.



For the ISH Cyber Security Awareness for IT-Pros (with Lab) will be no certificate issued. You will receive a Confirmation of Participation at the end of the one day course.


How to get to the ISH Campus?

Address: Südallee 1 85326 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)89 975 32275

By car - from the A92 / Munich

Leaving the motorway A92 you will find yourself at the "Zentralallee". When reaching the first bridge, turn right and leave the "Zentralallee" following the sign with direction "Cargo/FOC".  When reaching the second bridge turn right again following "FOC". Continue to follow the street  until the end - for approx. 1,5 km -  and turn left. On your right you will reach the “Luftpostleitstelle” where the ISH is located. 

By S-Bahn / airplane

Take the S-Bahn line S8 or S1 and drive to the “Besucherpark”. Exit the S-Bahn station towards the Flight Operations Center (FOC / Lufthansa) and at the bottom of the stairs, turn left and follow the road for approx. 1,5 km, leaving the "Frachtgebäude/Cargo" at your right hand side. At its end turn left and you will reach the "Luftpostleitstelle" where the ISH is located. 

Are events and trainings in English or in German?

Since we want to provide the best trainings and events for “Securing the Global future” we offer our programs in both English and German. You can tell which language the training or event is in by which flag icon is listed next to the title. A British flag for English or the German flag for Deutsch.

How can I book an open class or company training?

For our "CDC Handling" open class trainings please register via our online registration form. If you plan a company training please arrange a date with our training department, as we offer these trainings on demand.

Which hotels are in the area?

While there are a wide range of hotels around the airport we have personally stay at both the Hilton and Hotel Novotel, and find them to be very nice and accommodating.

Hilton Munich Airport

Address: Terminalstraße Mitte 20, 85356 München-Flughafen
Phone: +49 (0)89 97820

Hotel Novotel

Address: Nordallee 29, 85356 München

Phone: +49 (0)89 9705130