Single-Course Danish 5 ECTS

Network Defense and attack handling

Overall Course Objectives

The course covers the principles of defense / attacks based on various NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) directions. In addition, the course has a review of legislation and implementation of the vision / mission related to the course Cyber defense and management responsibilities
The course also covers threats and vulnerabilities, malware and recommended cryptographic solutions with reference to the course “selection of cryptographic solutions”
The course also addresses safety guidelines for data during transport, storage and processing. Intrusion Preventing System (IPS) and Metasploit are introduced as well as Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and setting up firewalls. Finally, principles around the recovery of data and security audit and evaluation are introduced.

Learning Objectives

  • know the legislation in cyber security
  • know, understand, and explain the threats to a system
  • know, understand, explain, and apply anti-malware
  • know, understand, explain, and apply the most common used cryptographic algorithms
  • know, understand, and apply IDS
  • be able to identify security risks in a system
  • know, understand, and apply IPS
  • work with a firewall in operation
  • suggest methods for the recovery of data and perform security audit

Course Content

• Metasploit
• Firewalls



Faggruppe: AI, matematik og software
Valgfag: IT-elektronik

Limited number of seats

Minimum: 10.

Please be aware that this course will only be held if the required minimum number of participants is met. You will be informed 8 days before the start of the course, whether the course will be held.

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13 weeks


Engineering Technology


DTU Ballerup Campus

Course code 62427
Course type Graduate Engineer

7.500,00 DKK

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