Intermediate Information Security

09:00 - 06 September 2018
17:30 - 09 September 2018
New Caledonia
OPT training centre – Le Lys Rouge
Room 4, Level 5
22 rue du General Gallieni
Nouméa centre ville

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Information Security is a broad topic, and as such this training course will look at several aspects from policies to penetration testing, and DNS to DDoS. Each topic is covered from basics to intermediate level that aims to educate and challenge participants.

This training course will be delivered over 4 days, and will include a mix of theory presentations, hands-on exercises, and group discussions/Q&A.

A certificate of participation will be provided upon successful completion of the course.


This workshop will be held at APNIC 46, please visit the event website for full details and to register:

Target audience

Engineers, IT Managers and Operators, and Security Policy Makers who are interested in information security, gaining an understanding of the threats they face and how to mitigate such threats.

Course outline

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Internet, IP, and Routing Basics
  • DNS and Domain Hierarchy
  • Whois Databases
  • Information Security Overview
  • Threat and Countermeasures to Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability
  • Securing Network Infrastructure
  • DDoS Fundamentals and Mitigation
  • Operational Security
  • Security Policies
  • Penetration Testing
  • Password Control – End-User Perspective
  • Password Control – Secure Server Side Storage

Other requirements

Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM, 30GB of free hard disk space, and a 64-bit operating system (Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X). Participants are requested to pre-install VirtualBox (free), or VMware Workstation (paid or trial), although installation files will be available at the beginning of the course.