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Internet Security - Web

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About This Course

Web applications are most likely the most pervasive systems and the one closer to our daily Internet experience. They are also a very likely target for attackers, and a likely entry point to compromise a system or network. In this course you will gain practical experience about web security and you will have the possiblity to try first hand how to gain access to a system.


This course is intended for students with a solid understanding of networking who want to learn about web security. It was designed for students following a M.Sc. program in the area of Computer Science, but can also be followed by students at the end of their B.Sc. or start of their Ph.D. program.

Course Staff

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Anna Sperotto

Anna Sperotto is associate professor at the Design and Analysis of Communication Systems (DACS) group at the University of Twente. Her research interests are network monitoring and modeling, intrusion detection, network security, and network management.

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Ralph Holz

Ralph Holz is associate professor at the University of Twente. Before joining the University of Twente, he was Lecturer in Networks and Security at the University of Sydney, Australia. Until 2016, he was a Researcher at NICTA (later Data61), also in Sydney, where he worked on network security. He hold a PhD from Technical University of Munich. He did both his post-grad and under-grad studies at Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, one of Germany’s classic universities.

Mattijs Jonker

Mattijs Jonker is assistant professor at the professor at the Design and Analysis of Communication Systems (DACS) group at the University of Twente. His research is on network security in the broad sense and involves extensive data science and Internet measurement.

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Aiko Pras

Aiko Pras is Professor in the area of Network Operations and Management at the University of Twente (UT), the Netherlands. He gives many courses in Networking, including Network Security (NS) and Internet Management and Measurements (IMM). He chairs the IFIP Technical Committee 6 on Communications Systems and the EU-FP7 Flamingo Network of Excellence on management of the Future Internet.

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