CS-455: Cybersecurity Lab ( Spring 2023 )


This course provides an introduction to network security, web security, reverse engineering, penetration testing, and network forensics. The forms of the attacks and the detection and defense of the attacks will be discussed. Students will be exposed to tools and techniques employed in network monitoring, web security, and penetration testing. Assignments will explore the difficulties and challenges in planning for and conducting an assessment exposing potential vulnerabilities. Students will examine the areas of intrusion detection, evidence collection, network auditing, network security policy design and implementation as well as preparation for and defense against attacks. The key elements of risk management (risk analysis, risk assessment, and vulnerability assessment) as well as relevant methodologies will be introduced and explored.

Learning Objectives


The final grade is calculated as follows:


Instructor: Dr. Harry Manifavas

Lectures: Mon, Thu 14:00 - 16:00

Lab Hours: Wed 14:00 - 16:00 (You will be notified via email)

Location: H.208

Course Area: Software Systems and Applications (E5)

Course Credits: 6 ECTS


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Course staff Email Office Office Hours
Instructor: Dr. Harry Manifavas harryman [at] ics.forth.gr TBA TBA
Teaching Assistant: Ioannis Arakas arakas [at] csd.uoc.gr B210 TBA
Teaching Assistant: Basha Skerdi sbash [at] csd.uoc.gr B210 TBA
Teaching Assistant: Andrei Kazlouski andrei [at] ics.forth.gr B210 TBA
Teaching Assistant: Konstantinos Anemozalis csd4149[at] csd.uoc.gr B210 TBA