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Module 2 - Fundamentals of Cybercrime



  • Introduction: Digitalisation and cybercrime
  • Cyber-actors and motivations
  • Who are the attackers?
  • Motivations of the attackers
  • High-value asset vs. high-value target
  • Anatomy of an attack
  • Time to compromise
  • Methods used by the attackers
    • Phishing
    • Malware
    • Ransomware
    • Unauthorized access
    • Social media
    • Social engineering
    • Password security
    • Data leakage
    • On the road (shoulder surfing, Wifi security, travel security)
    • Hardware bugs

  • The new dangers of innovation trends (big data, machine learning, cryptocurrencies, cloud)

Learning Target

The learner understands the basics of cybercrime and can describe key actors, aims and methods used by cybercriminals.

Target Audience

Target group:
The certificated course of study is ideal for individuals working in the following fields, who wish to become more professional in their investigation of cybercrime (economic cybercrime).

  • Fighting economic crime
  • Corporate security
  • IT security
  • Internal auditors
  • Internal investigators
  • Members of the police or armed forces



Customised Programmes

Everything we offer in our range of open seminars can be packaged and delivered as tailormade in-house training programmes for companies and organisations. We will be happy to advise you and create an individual offer on request.

Price advantage of 10% from the 2nd participant per company and seminar date.