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IT-Security Awareness Days

Auf dem Bild sind vertikale pinke Linien und Buchstaben vor einem schwarzen Hintergrund zu sehen. Die Darstellung erinnert an den Film Matrix. Am unteren rechten Rand ist das Logo der IT Security Awareness Days abgebildet.
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The IT Security Awareness Days are jointly organized by several German universities and took place for the fourth time overall from October 10 to October 21, 2022. The event series offers many exciting digital lectures on the topic of IT security.

Online event series with lectures on the topic of information security

The following universities are actively involved in the event series:

The speakers offer you a colorful program in a total of 13 lectures. The topics range from "The pitfalls of everyday life" to "IT security in the media". Even if you have not yet come into contact with the topic of IT security, we cordially invite you to attend. The lectures are mostly aimed at users with no prior knowledge. However, there are also more technical lectures.

Participants from other universities are of course always welcome!

The events will take place online as a video conference and will be held in German

Following lectures are planned:

  • Monday, 10.10., 10:00 a.m.: 11 Goldene Regeln der Informationssicherheit (Christian Böttger, TU Braunschweig)
  • Monday, 10.10., 11:00 a.m.: IT Sicherheit im Home-Office (Arne Windeler, TU Braunschweig)
  • Tuesday, 11.10., 11.00 a.m.: Vorsicht Falle! Hacker, Diebe, Social Engineerer (Holger Beck, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
  • Tuesday, 11.10., 2:00 p.m: Die 4×4 wichtigesten IT-Sicherheitsirrtümer (Christian Böttger, TU Braunschweig)
  • Wednesday, 12.10., 10.00 a.m.: Gefahren bei E-Mail und ihre Abwehr (Christian Böttger, TU Braunschweig)
  • Thursday 13.10., 11.00 a.m.: Tücken des Alltags (Bernhard Brandel, KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt)
  • Monday, 17.10., 2:00 p.m: Umgang mit Passwörtern (Christian Böttger, TU Braunschweig)
  • Tuesday, 18.10., 10.00 a.m.: Ransomware Fallstudie: Emotet/Quakbot (Christian Böttger, TU Braunschweig)
  • Tuesday, 18.10., 2:00 p.m: Keylogger & BadUSB – Angriffe über die USB-Schnittstelle (Tobias Scheible,   Hochschule Albstadt-Sigmaringen)
  • Wednesday, 19.10., 10.00 a.m.: Public Key Infrastrukturen- Eine Frage des Vertrauens (Johannes Braun, TU Darmstadt)
  • Thursday , 20.10, 10.00 a.m.: Awareness schaffen – Wie schule ich meine Mitarbeiter*innen (Leonard Jari Zurek, TU Braunschweig)
  • Thursday , 20.10., 11.00 a.m.: IT- Sicherheit in den Medien (Andreas Leder, Philipps-Universität Marburg)
  • Friday, 21.10., 10.00 a.m.: Privatsphäre im Netz schützen – das “Best of” der Browser-Erweiterungen (Irmgard Blomenkemper, Universität zu Köln)

Recordings of past lectures

On the pages of the TU Braunschweig (Ger.) you will find recordings of the latest lectures from the summer semester 2022 (Ger.) as well as additional information and podcasts and the corresponding slides as pdf. All lectures were held in German.

These are online event series with a total of 15 lectures around information security. The lecture topics range from security in the home office to passwords and privacy on the net to social engineering and are mostly aimed at users with no prior knowledge. More technical presentations are also included.

If you are interested in the Cyber-Security Escape Room, you should check our schedule regularly. This year, we are also offering it as an event at Philipps-Universität Marburg.