Introduction to Cybersecurity

IntroSec
Abstract

The objective of this course is to raise awareness of the threats and challenges and to introduce the main concepts of cybersecurity. The aim is to present a guide of good practices applicable to all IT professionals, whether they are in training or in activity.

Bibliography
·https://www.ssi.gouv.fr/administration/formations/cyberedu/contenu-pedagogique-cyberedu/
·https://www.ssi.gouv.fr/uploads/2016/05/cyberedu_syllabus_02_2017.pdf

A set of references to additional resources (websites, documents, statistics, etc.) is also provided for trainers and students who would like to learn more about certain cyber security topics.

Requirements

This course is open to all. The following basic knowledge will facilitate the understanding of the students, but is not imperative: - Basic knowledge of information systems (properties, functioning, etc.); - Basic knowledge of the technical functioning of networks, operating systems and applications (this basic knowledge will be especially useful for module 3).

Description
tructure of the awareness raising
 
Module 1 Cybersecurity: basic concepts 5 hours
 
Understand the motivations and the need for security of information systems - Know the basic definitions and the typology of threats
 
Module 2 Computer hygiene rules 6 hours
 
Understand and adopt basic cyber security hygiene rules for organisations and individuals
 
Module 3 Cybersecurity: network and application aspects 4 hours
 
Understand the vulnerabilities inherent in commonly used network and application mechanisms - Know the overview of technical security solutions
 
Module 4 Cybersecurity management within an organisation 3 hours
 
Learning outcomes:

  •  Understand the methods and standards for taking security into account: - in a global way within an organisation whose activity is supported by an information system - in a more unitary way within projects, an activity being managed in project mode 
  •  Understand and anticipate the difficulties commonly encountered in managing security in an organisation 
  • Present the cybersecurity professions in the environment in which they operate within organisations

Hours

Total

Lect.

Lab.

Prob.

Self.

Re. Self.

Perso.

25

15

6

0

0

0

4

 

Grading : - Each module ends with a quiz to evaluate what the students have learned from the lessons.