cod. 1010816

Academic year 2022/23
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Informatica (INF/01)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
48 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit

Learning objectives

This course lays out the basic concepts and knowledge for those entering for the
first time in the world of Cyber Security.
The objective of the course is to provide the basic and advanced knowledge of Cyber Security, from theory to practice to understand the threats that can happen every day from the personal sphere to National Security.
The Course also has practical applications during classes.


All students even with different backgrounds can participate in this course.

Course unit content

Information Security.
Terminology, Statistics, Yesterday's Threats of Today and Future, A Little History: from Hacking to Cybercrime .
. from Cyber Espionage to Information Warfare.
Case Studies.
OSINT - Introduction to OSINT
Who uses OSINT and why
Categories of Intelligence
Open Source Intelligence Fundamentals
Course Introduction
Understanding OSINT
Goals of OSINT Collection
Diving into Collecting
Taking Excellent Notes
Determining Your Threat Profile
Setting up an OSINT Platform
Effective Habits and Process
Leveraging Search Engines
Gathering, Searching, and Analyzing OSINT
Data Analysis Challenges
Harvesting Web
Data, File Metadata Analysis
OSINT Frameworks
What and where you can look for
Engines, services and other places
Search Engines: The Basic
Google Dorks
Social Networks, Relations, Entourages, and all the Rest
Virtual Communities

Cyber Threat Intelligence
What is CTI
Threat Hunting Activities
Undercover Investigation in the Dark Web

Digital and Mobile Forensics
Computer Forensics lab, basics of File System and commands. Difference between the various ways of performing forensic acquisitions of Personal Computers.
Computer Forensics Lab, basics of Mobile Forensics, knowledge of Cellebrite Ufed 4PC tools.
Computer Forensics Lab, knowledge of paid (AXIOM) and open (AutoPsy) tools.

Key concepts of Digital Forensics.
The importance of Digital Forensics today.
The different phases of D.F.:
Acquisition and Retention
Evaluation and presentation

Full programme

see the content part

site:// osint

Teaching methods

Lessons in theory, practice, workshops

Assessment methods and criteria

Practical classroom exercises and home exercises on the topics explained from time to time.

Other information

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