IoT Cyber Security focuses on safeguarding devices and networks connected within the Internet of Things (IoT) realm.
The IoT involves a network of connected devices, machines, objects, living organisms, and more, all linked to the internet.
The course "Cyber Security in IoT Networks, SCADA, and Embedded Systems" delves into the security of embedded systems and data within advanced technological environments. The course emphasizes securing computation and communication systems that include embedded electronic devices, IoT networks, and SCADA systems.
The key topics covered in this course include:
- IoT Security: Focusing on securing internet-connected electrical devices, including security cameras, heating devices, smart vehicles, and more. The course covers securing communication, authentication, identifying potential vulnerabilities, and protecting exchanged data between devices.
- SCADA Security: SCADA systems are used in fields like industrial engineering, public transportation, and energy. They control remote processes and data, making them susceptible to cyber threats. The course addresses defending SCADA environments against cyber attacks, safeguarding data privacy, authenticating communication, and detecting attacks.
- Embedded Systems Security: Embedded systems are specialized electronic systems found in products like smartphones, smart credit cards, ATMs, and more. These systems integrate separate electronic units to perform specific functions. The course covers topics like remote access to embedded systems, security breaches through authentication mechanisms, and secure communication.
This course addresses the unique cyber challenges posed by embedded systems, SCADA, and IoT networks becoming targets for cyber attacks. The knowledge and tools acquired during the course will help understand, manage, and protect advanced technological systems within these environments.