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Cyber Security Fundamentals for IT-Pros(with lab)

Delivery: classroom, hands on, lab // Duration: 3 days

This training is focused on IT professionals who want to learn the security fundamentals and improve the security of their organization. After introducing current threats in cyber security, the course gives an overview over a modern “state-of-the-art” security architecture and defense strategy. The key elements to improve the resilience against cyber-attacks – technologies, processes and humans – are examined during the training in detail with a focus on technical security.


Learning Objectives

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

  • Improve the technical security of their IT systems

  • Design and implement basic security processes

  • Understand the need for security awareness of end-users


Course Content

  • Intro

    • Threats: Malware, DDoS, administrators/employees with bad intentions and APTs

    • How does an attack work: Kill-Chain, Admin-Lab-Training

    • Protection goals: Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability

  • Defense Strategy

    • Resilience – Detection – Response

    • Defense in Depth (Onion Modell)

    • Attack Kill Chain

    • “IT-Pros” as first line of defense

  • Key-Elements: Technology

    • Physical security

    • Infrastructure

    • Network security

    • Servers

    • Clients

    • Applications

    • Identity Management

    • Information Security

  • Key-Elements: Processes

    • Risk-Management

    • Hardening

    • Patching

    • Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing

  • Key Elements: People

    • Awareness


Target Audience

This three-day course is aimed at IT professionals that manage IT systems or design IT solutions.


Pre-requisite for Course Registration

  • Recommendation: Completed ISH Cyber Security Awareness for IT-Pros course

  • Basic IT know-how of IT systems



For the ISH Security Fundamentals for IT-Pros there will be no certificate issued. At the end of the course you will receive a confirmation of participation after completing a multiple-choice examination.


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