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Beginner Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

DDoS Attacks

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
History of DDoS7m
Mirai DDoS Attacks10m
Mirai Source Code Analysis9m
4 readings
DDoS Attack Cases30m
History of DDoS: from digital civil disobedience to online censorship26m
Breaking Down Mirai: An IoT DDoS Botnet Analysis40m
Mirai Source Code Analysis10m
3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 2.1.2. Mirai DDoS Characteristics10m
Practice Quiz 2.1.3 . Mirai Malware Analysis10m
Quiz 2.1 History of DDoS Attacks30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

DDoS Defenses

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 21 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Major DDoS Defense Techniques6m
Intrusion Response and Intrusion Tolerance6m
3 readings
Technical overview of DDoS and mitigation techniques54m
Survey of Major Techniques in DDoS Defense45m
Intrusion Tolerance Literature15m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 2.2.1. Challenges in DDoS Defense8m
Practice Quiz. 2.2.2. Unsupervised Anomaly-based Malware Detection Techniques16m
Practice Quiz. 2.2.3 Intrusion Tolerance Autonomic Response Systems8m
Quiz: DDoS Defenses 2.2.20m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

DDoS Defense Systems and Techniques

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 22 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Performance of CBQ/Rate Limit on DDoS Traffic7m
2 readings
A2D2 Design and Implementation,1h
A2D2 DDoS Defense Experiments10m
3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz. 2.3.120m
Practice Quiz: 2.3.2 DDoS Impact Analysis12m
Exam 2.3 DDoS Defense Systems and Techniques30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Intrusion Tolerance with Proxy-based Multipath Routing

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 21 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
SCOLD Features and Benefits7m
3 readings
Intrusion Tolerant Architecture15m
Intrusion-Tolerant Eclipse SCADA16m
On proxy server based multipath connection1h 5m
3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 2.4.1.16m
Practice Quiz. 2.4.28m
Quiz 2.4 Intrusion Tolerance30m

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About the Advanced System Security Design Specialization

This specialization is intended for intermediate level learners with basic programming skills and basic cybersecurity knowledge. Through this course learner will learn about advanced secure software techniques such as those for cloud computing, TOR, web-based cryptography, and geo-location/context based access control. With these techniques, learners will be better prepared to implement new security and privacy preserving data security features, to perform secure system design and implementation, vulnerability analysis, and Securely Provision (SP), Operate and Maintain (OM), Oversee and Govern (OV), Protect and Defend (PR), Analyze (AN), Collect and Operate (CO), and investigate (IN) tasks....
Advanced System Security Design

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