GCC Global Cybersecurity Camp

GCC 2021 Online Lecture 5

Getting Started: Cracking Crypto

Abstract

Encryption and passwords a cornerstone of ours digital life this days.   Although we feel safe, knowing our data is safe and secured under passwords and ciphers protection, there are ways to crack them and bypass security mechanisms.      In this course, we will cover several ways to crack and bypass security.      Participants will learn about:  

  • What is cryptography
  • Hashes
  • Bruteforce attack
  • Dictionary attack
  • Lookup table
  • Caesar cipher and how to crack it
  • Transposition cipher and how to crack it
  • Substitution cipher and how to crack it
  • Bypassing 2FA and Security Questions

Participants will have to write thier to solve some of the challenges in the course.

Trainer

Name: Omer Rusenbaum
Bio :
Omer is a Co-Founder and the CTO of swimm, a new startup helping vendors to ramp-up to new codebases with ease and speed.
Omer is an honorable instructor of DART Consulting and Training and trained several times in Singapore.

In his past, he served in the Israeli intelligence corps cyber units in R&D roles and was a keystone player in many trainings including managing the Checkpoint Cyber Academy.

On his spare time he is a coffee enthusiasts and explorer.

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