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Seven reasons why you should sit your DDoS Defence course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. Learn how to defend against a DDoS attack. The cost of being forced offline by a DDoS attack can reach upwards of £100,000 per hour
  2. Preserve your business reputation. 52% of consumers lose trust in an organisation following a system outage
  3. Your DDoS Defence course is all inclusive. Get access to the best instructors and training materials with lunch, snacks and refreshments throughout the day
  4. You’ll do more than study courseware. We use experienced instructors to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging
  5. Undertand the tools to detect, analyse and mitigate DDoS attacks. You'll experience live demos using common DDoS prevention tools
  6. You’ll be studying DDoS Defence with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 64,474 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. Avoid being the next headline. MI5, BBC, HSBC, PayPal, NASDAQ and Carphone Warehouse have all fallen victim to DDoS attacks. Don’t join this list

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"It was a great course, relevant information and a knowledgeable instructor. It helped to make a good bond with other attendees, helping with the evening revision and practice exams together in the hotel bar, or purely just moral support! Be prepared for a lot of intense information, take notes and use whatever vice you need; coffee, sugar, fizzy drinks to keep you alert! I had a great time and would definitely recommend."
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Mark Clifford, Real Time Travel Connections. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (24/7/2017 to 28/7/2017)

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Dee Baglee, Bishops Veseys Grammar Schoo. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (24/7/2017 to 28/7/2017)

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Alex Smith, Maplin. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (24/7/2017 to 28/7/2017)

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Mohammad B, CRMCS Consultancy. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (3/7/2017 to 6/7/2017)

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Kris Dunn. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (26/6/2017 to 1/7/2017)

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James Elmer, BMPA. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"The course was great. Lots of information to take in,but the pace was definitely manageable. Gareth was friendly and answered any questions asked! Food is also a bonus! I would 100% recommend that anyone doing these courses does the pre-reading as it was massively helpful to do this. Rather than having to learn everything on the course which would have been full-on, you could use the course to fill in any holes in your knowledge."
Kristian Ward, Switch Networks. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

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Chris White. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (19/6/2017 to 25/6/2017)

Learn how to protect against a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in just one day in central London. DDoS Defence will educate you on the growing threat and consequences of a DDoS attack. In just one day you'll:

  1. Understand a DDoS attack, how it's executed and the implications to your business
  2. Experience demonstrations of DDoS attacks and their effects in real-time
  3. Learn the tools to detect, analyse and mitigate DDoS attacks

You'll receive five free EC-Council CSCU (Certified Secure Computer User) exam vouchers worth £495 with every ticket you buy. The CSCU exam is a great way for you to benchmark the IT security knowledge of you and your staff. You can also maintain your IT certification with CPEs earned from at least seven hours of learning on this one-day DDOS course.

You'll also receive a £299 training voucher to be used against Firebrand courses in 2017.

The real costs of a DDoS attack

The impact of a successful DDoS attack has devastating and long-lasting effects. Having your systems forced offline can cost upwards of £100,000 per hour. After which 52% of your customers will lose trust in your organisation as a result of your systems outage. In the end, the long term total cost to your business averages out at £1.2 million in damages.

It’s not just small businesses that need to be worried about DDoS. Escalating attack sizes have forced some of the world’s largest websites offline. The BBC, MI5, HSBC and PayPal are all recent victims of successful Denial of Service attacks. PayPal experienced damages of £3.5 million, with 100 workers spending three weeks repairing the damage following the attack.

The problem is only getting worse. DDoS attacks have increased 125% over the past year. Every day more than 2,000 attacks are now observed worldwide by Arbor Networks. Amplified by a 30% increase in attack size, it’s unsurprising that 1/3 of all system outages are now the direct result of a DDoS attack.

Learn the skills to defend against DDoS attacks, before it’s too late.

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Below is a breakdown of what you'll learn. The training will start promptly at 9.00am, with registration open from 8.30am. There will be a break for lunch (which is included in the ticket price) with refreshment breaks throughout the day.

The concepts of DoS: Types of attack and effect 

  • What is DoS, how easy is it to launch? What does the target see?

Different protocols surrounding DoS attacks

  • Common protocols used, including TCP, UDP, HTTP.

Demonstrations of DoS attack tools and their effect

  • Using simple widely available tools to launch DoS attacks to highlight the skill levels required.

Using Wireshark as a packet analyser

  • Introduction to Wireshark and the basics of using it as a packet analysis tool.

Using Wireshark to analyse a DoS attack

  • What packets does a DoS attack create and how to identify/analyse them.

The concepts of DDoS

  • Moving from a single source to multiple sources, amplification and reflection. 

Botnets and how they are created 

  • What is a Botnet, how are machines compromised, what makes up a bot.

Command and Control of Botnets, Botnet traffic

  • Concept of command and control, protocols and channels used. What traffic identifies a Botnet.

Demonstration of Botnet launching a DDoS attack, controlled from a single source

  • Controlling a Botnet using IRC and launching DDoS attacks from a single control point.

Analysis of DDoS attack using Wireshark and log files

  • Looking at the differences between DoS and DDoS, identifying source addresses and address spoofing.

Mitigation measures for DoS and DDoS, including services provided and methods used

  • Looking at ways of reducing the impact on the target, services provided by ISPs and also preventing secondary victims.  

NCA national DDoS strategy

  • Briefing on the work being done by Law Enforcement agencies such as NCA and CERT-UK.

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In addition to learning how to protect your company from a DDOS attack, you'll also receive:

  • Five free EC-Council CSCU exam vouchers worth £495 - the Certified Secure Computer User exam is a great way for you to benchmark the IT security knowledge of you and your staff. The exam vouchers will be provided before the course, meaning you don't need to wait to test your IT security skills.
  • Seven hours of learning towards maintaining your certification with CPEs - contribute to Continual Professional Education for maintaining certifications from IT security vendors including EC-Council, (ISC)2 and ISACA.
  • Courseware and tools - all course materials including access to the tools demonstrated will be provided for future use
  • Lunch, snacks and refreshments - provided throughout the day.

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Instructor biography: Richard Millett

Richard has more than 30 years' industry experience as a security consultant. He's the Cyber Product Lead for Firebrand where he deals with the entire security product portfolio. His consultancy and training covers e-discovery, computer forensics, security and technology courses for law enforcement, security professionals and managers at all levels of experience. He delivers accelerated courses across the Firebrand training portfolio including CompTIA, Cisco, EC-Council, ISACA, BCS and (ISC)2, amongst others.

Richard was named EC-Council Instructor of the Year in 2014 and featured in the EC-Council Instructor Circle of Excellence in 2011, 2015 and 2016. His certifications include: CISSP, CRISC, CCNA, CCNP, CEH, CHFI and MLPI to name a few. Additionally, Richard has acted as a technical editor for the publishing group Wiley and has co-authored books on Microsoft Windows.

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This accelerated one day course builds knowledge around DoS and techniques to mitigate DDoS attacks. Combining theory and practical examples this course is ideally suited to both technicians and managers responsible for cyber security. Whether you're defending on the front line or managing strategy, this course will be of benefit in preventing DoS. If you’re unsure about whether this course is for you, feel free to contact us at one@firebrandtraining.co.uk

  • Chief Security, Executive, Information and Technology Officers
  • Business Directors and Intelligence Leads
  • Directors of Information Security, IT, Risk and Audit, Security and Transformation
  • Heads of Business Crime, Security, Modernisation and Strategic Development
  • Cyber Solutions Managers, Cyber Security Consultants and Cyber Security Specialists
  • ICT, Network and Technical Innovation Managers
  • Digital and Innovation and Financial Crime and Intelligence Leads
  • Junior Cyber Security Analyst and Consultant
  • Junior IT Security Analyst

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If you're interested in booking this course, please contact our IT training consultants at one@firebrandtraining.co.uk or call us at 080 80 800 888. They'll be able to provide you with the details as to when and where this course will next run.

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If you have any questions about the event please contact us on one@firebrandtraining.co.uk

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