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Duration : 32 Hours

The Advanced Detection Techniques course is part of HackerU Advanced Cyber Warfare Course. Designed especially for MOD industries, the program is both broad and thorough, covering issues such as the construction of knowledge and the structure of a defensive cyber unit in a particularly threatened environment.

The Advanced Detection Techniques is a preliminary program for a later specialization in one of the following subjects: Defense Strategy, Attacking Techniques, Proactive Intelligence, Investigations, Malware Analysis, Reverse Engineering, Exploit Writing, SCADA Attack & Defense.

Target Audience

Information Security experts, looking for an in-depth glance into organizations threatened by Advanced Persistent Threats. Intelligence and security practitioners.


The program delves deep into various aspects of Cyber Warfare on the defensive side, enabling participants to expand their knowledge in both methodologies and required techniques.

Pre- requisites

Background in IT as well as software development or intelligence.

Course Outline

Module 1: anomalies, information, categories, types and evaluation

  • Introduction & Real-world Scenarios Anomalies Examples
  • Types of information
  • Pre-processing of information
  • Categories of identifying anomalies
  • Types of anomalies
  • Anomaly detection products
  • Evaluation of anomalies detection
  • Accuracy
  • F — value
  • Detection rate
  • Rate of false alerts
  • ROC
  • Curve
  • AUC

Module 2: Techniques for identifying anomalies 

  • Classification-based methods
  • Close neighbors based methods
  • Distance-based techniques
  • Clusters-based methods
  • Statistics-based methods
  • Information theory-based methods