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Security Lab 2011

SWS: 4, ECTS: 8.0, Maximum number of participants: 12

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Meyer

Teaching Assistant: Georg Neugebauer, Mark Schloesser

Registration:

Registration for the Lab is only possible online via the central registration page

Important dates: 

  • Bi-weekly exercises
  • weekly meetings in the Security Lab in the UMIC Building (Room 205 on the second floor, Mies-van-der-Rohe Strasse 15): Tuesday, 02:00 pm
  • First Meeting: 12.04.2011, 02:00 pm

Requirements:

  • basic knowledge on security (e.g. have attended the IT-Security Lecture, the Security in Mobile Communications Lecture, or the SVS lecture)
  • basic linux skills
  • at least decent or advanced programming skills in one language
  • decent knowledge of networking (TCP/IP)

Topics:

All of the following topics will be discussed and practical attacks will be performed.

  • wireless technologies in practice
  • network traffic analysis
  • implementing security protocols
  • key recovery in cryptographic ciphers
  • web application security (e.g. cross-site scripting)
  • code analysis
  • fuzzing
  • analyzing malware samples
  • reverse engineering
  • physical security

You will get assigned common tasks every two weeks that you work on in the lab or at home. Each participant has to introduce a special part of a selected topic in a short 30 minute lecture. Be prepared to spend some time in the lab. At the end of the semester you will test your skills in a CTF-like event.

First Challenge:

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Forensic Demo Challenge

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