Summer Camp in Cyber Security 2021

Place of Study: Online!

Language: English

Duration: 2 weeks (July 5-16, 2021)

Outcome: 3 ECTS, ITMO Official Certificate

Deadline: June 24, 2021

Fees: 22,000 RUB (~ 245 euro)

Program description

Summer School on cybersecurity offered by ITMO School of Secure Information aims to provide active and hands-on learning based on the best practices from ITMO trainers and professors. Camp participants will be involved in the study process, using various techniques to raise involvement and engagement such as teamwork, problem learning, flipped learning, etc. 

Who can apply?

  • IT specialists, people with an interest in the sphere and respective background
  • Students with C++ programming language skills, experienced in assembly x86 and C languages 
  • Students proficient in English language (B1 and higher)

What will you get?

  • ITMO’s official certificate, 3 ECTS
  • –°omprehnsive experience in cryptography, computer virology, web security, ethical hacking, and attack-defense technologies 
  • Expertise in malware detection and debugging
  • Teamwork and problem-learning skills
  • Networking
  • Additional points when applying for ITMO’s Master’s programs

What do school fees include?

  • Registration and tuition
  • VR sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg
  • VR guided museum and theater tours
  • All taxes
  • VR Russian cuisine workshop

Why choose ITMO?


Camp Schedule

  • July 5, Monday – History of Malware & Antimalware; Debugger and Disassembler. PE-header and Win32 Executable Files
  • July 6, Tuesday – Malware Classification and Naming; Analysis of Simple File Virus. Algorithms of EXE Infection
  • July 7, Wednesday – Techniques of Protection Against Detection. Malware Behavior; Analysis of Simple File Virus. Reaching the Payload
  • July 8, Thursday – Review of Malware Detection Algorithms; Techniques of Manual Unpacking of Binaries, Dumping and Healing the PE Files
  • July 9, Friday – Malware Detection Algorithms; Machine Learning. Unpacking the Simple Trojans I
  • July 12, Monday – Structure of Botnets. P2P Botnets; Unpacking the Simple Trojans II
  • July 13, Tuesday – Zeus Botnet and Its Protocol; Reaching the Payload of Trojans
  • July 14, Wednesday – Antivirus Quality Estimation. Comparing Antivirus Products; Structure of Payload of Trojans
  • July 15, Thursday – Sandbox Analysis of Malware; Working with Viruses in Sandbox: Restrictions and Limitations
  • July 16, Friday – Review and discussion
The program includes one lecture and one practice class held every day from 17:00 to 21:00 (Moscow time, GMT +3)