Get to know the “dark side“ of security and how to use “the force“ the right way. In this module, you will learn how to use the 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.
About the module
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 module 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.
You will not only have a chance to compromise many vulnerable machines by using different attack vectors, you will also gain knowledge that will help you protect the computers and networks against the attacks covered in this module. The module will also cover some of the latest attacks and methods used in the wild.
The prerequisite for this module 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 the knowledge that is heavily sought after not only in military/government sector, but also in any security-aware corporation/company.
Robert Petrunić is a senior security consultant in the private IT security sector, penetration testing and computer forensics.
Robert has been a Microsoft certified trainer from 2002, EC-Council certified trainer from 2008 and VMware certified trainer from 2012. He has primarily worked in the security field from 2004. 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. Robert also teaches at Algebra University College, where he has designed several modules related to computer security and forensics.
Croatian language & culture
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WHO APPLY FOR THIS MODULE CAN TAKE OUR ADDITIONAL MODULE FOR FREE AND EARN EXTRA 4 ECTS POINTS
The Croatian Language and Culture module will help you learn the very basics of Croatian and offer an excellent insight into Croatian culture. You will learn to read and write some of the most important Croatian words, as well as learn key conversational phrases. You will also learn tidbits about famous Croatians and Croatian history, geography, cuisine and more.
Don’t let Croatian catch you by surprise. Expect the unexpected!