Education & Training

PROTOTYPE PROGRAMME: 4.6 Analytical Tools

Format: Online

Language: English

June 22-24, 2022

Hours: 18

EQF level: 5

Host institution: Mercantec

In this digitized day and age, many businesses rely heavily on their digital assets. Loss of such information, temporary or permanent, could prove catastrophic to business continuity and event severity depends heavily on employee “awareness”.

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with an introduction to key cybersecurity concepts, use this knowledge in analyzing and discussing publicized compromises and learn how to perform a basic threat analysis of valuable assets in order to mitigate the consequences of such events.

This course is divided into 6 parts:

– Instructor and course introductions.
– Concept introductions.
– Practical exercises.
– Group discussions.
– Final exam.
– Evaluations.

In which the following key-concepts will take center stage:

– Asset identification, prioritization, and protection.
– Threat agents and vectors.
– Common vulnerability exploits (CVE).
– Case studies of well-known compromises.
– Threat analysis and compromise mitigation.
– Cybersecurity frameworks.
– Inspiration for further studying.

PROGRAMME schedule

June 22nd – 8.00 AM
June 23rd – 8.00 AM
June 24th – 8.00 AM

Cybersecurity concepts part 1. (4h)


Common frameworks and their uses.



Cybersecurity concepts part 2 and paths for studying further. (4h)


Exercise – Case studies from around the world.



Exercise – Performing a threat analysis at home.





Focussed on:

  • Professionals working in Defence and AeroSpace Industry (up-skilling and re-skilling) and
  • University Licence students

IMPORTANT: This prototype programme is EXCLUSIVE FOR partners of the ASSETs+ consortium and associated stakeholders. If you want to join the ASSETs+ Stakeholders Group and become part of our ecosystem, please, click here.