Estonia, Tallinn

Ethical Hacking and Security Testing

when 3 August 2016 - 6 August 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS

1. Ethics of ‘hacking’ and ‘penetration testing’.
2. Strategies of penetrating IT-Systems
3. Technical and organizational measures securing systems
4. Penetration testing
According to the lecture the practical laboratory is introduced where the students will penetrate a prepared IT-System with some common hacker tools
5. Discussion and evaluation of the practical hacking exercises

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Thomas Kemmerich (Bremen & Gjøvik)

Target group

Students and professionals in the field of informatics, computer science or electrical engineering,
Attendance requirements: Knowledge of Linux OS, file systems, computer hardware and networks

Course aim

In this lecture students learn the basics of ‘hacking’ and ‘penetration testing’. They will become familiar with Kali Linux. The basics of ‘hacking’ mechanism will be introduced and strategies of penetration testing are discussed. During the lecture the students will learn using some tools like nmap, kismet and others testing the learned lessons and do practical exercises.
During the Tutorial the basics of the hacker tools are introduced and the students shall penetrate a local IT-System. A WLAN access point will be setup for penetration and the network behind the access point shall be accessed. At the end of the course, attack strategies and according defense strategies will be discussed along the practical exercises.

Credits info

Credits are allocated, based on students workload (ECTS-system). On successful completion of the Summer School courses, a certificate, which confirms the ECTS-credits earned as well as the grade, is awarded. The certificate is signed by all lecturers and includes a detailed description of the content and number of the courses attended.

Fee info

EUR 0: No fee


- Free accommodation (including breakfast) and lunch for all participants