Malware Analysis (ISCG7408)

Level: 
7
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To give students an insight into the fundamental concepts of malware analysis, the knowledge needed to understand the security risks of malware infections and the mitigation mechanisms required to be implemented and managed for securing IT infrastructure.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Computing Systems programme or the Graduate Diploma in Computing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisite: ISCG6407.
Topics include: 

Static and dynamic analysis of malware, Disassembly, debugging techniques, malware functionality, malware taxonomy, malware ecosystems, Reverse engineering, rootkits, Data encoding, shellcode analysis, shellcode programming, NOP sleds
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 2400

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
28 Feb 18 - 11 Apr 18 ComputingWednesday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
2 May 18 - 27 Jun 18 ComputingWednesday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)

Class: 6087

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LabThursday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (183-2003)
19 Oct 17 - 23 Nov 17 LabThursday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (183-2003)

Class: 6155

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 18 - 27 Sep 18 LabThursday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
18 Oct 18 - 22 Nov 18 LabThursday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Computing Systems, Graduate Diploma in Computing.

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