IT Security Fundamentals (IPSF)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

Network administrators, network managers and all technical staff who are responsible for planning, implementing, and ensuring high performance operation of their data networks.


Basic understanding of Network Fundamentals and TCP/IP operation.

Networking & TCP/IP Fundamentals (NWF)
Troubleshooting TCP/IP Fundamentals (TTCP)

Course Objectives

IP Security Fundamentals (IPSF) is a 3 day Fast Lane course designed to enhance the students knowledge on IT-security related topics in general. The course contents will provide the students with a deep and solid understanding of security considerations with the aim of being able to learn about security as a total and not as isolated single topics. Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Evaluate the need for different security measures and their effect
  • Assess the correct usage of encryption techniques
  • Understand the motivation of cybercriminals in depth and how to avoid getting targeted by them
  • Understand certain types of network based attacks
  • Understand the limitations of security devices like AV and IPS or firewall
  • Understand the techniques used by cybercriminals to compromise even secure sys-tems
  • Evaluate new technology (VoIP, smartphones…) with regard to their potential security lacks
  • Understand the need and design of security policies
  • Being able to keep up to date with the fast changing topics of information security through understanding the fundamental concepts behind network security

Course Content

  • Modern Information Security and its importance
  • Information gathering from public sources
  • Network Reconnaissance from a hackers perspective
  • Encryption techniques for data and communication security
  • Mobile device security (Smartphones, Handhelds, Net- / Notebooks)
  • Data integrity (hashing functions, salted hashes)
  • Usage of symmetric and asymmetric encryption
  • Correct usage of signatures, certificates and authentication techniques
  • Understanding VPN techniques (SSL, IPSec)
  • Network attacks on Layer 2 and Layer 3
  • Understanding Cybercrime
  • Recognizing and evaluating malware and rootkits
  • Evaluating the need for security hardware and software
  • Modern attack vectors
  • Understanding Firewalls, IDS/IPS and Antivirus and their limitations
  • Organizational security measures
  • BSI IT-Grundschutz Catalogues
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,990.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 2,400.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
02/07/2018 - 04/07/2018 Münster guaranteed date!
16/07/2018 - 18/07/2018 Zurich
08/10/2018 - 10/10/2018 Zurich
03/12/2018 - 05/12/2018 Vienna (iTLS)
03/09/2018 - 05/09/2018 Warsaw
03/12/2018 - 05/12/2018 Warsaw
23/07/2018 - 25/07/2018 Madrid
Middle East
Saudi Arabia
08/07/2018 - 10/07/2018 Riyadh Course language: English
United Arab Emirates
08/07/2018 - 10/07/2018 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
02/09/2018 - 04/09/2018 Cairo Course language: English

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