Security Bootcamp

The Security Bootcamp gives a basic introductions to internet technologies with a particular focus on Security. It aspires to introduce the basic concepts and explain why they are important. This course is not meant to provide a comprehensive training, rather it attemts to demonstrate concepts and their importance. In particular it demonstrates why proper security and internet hygene are important.

The five videos are based on the FIRST Security Bootcamp training course.

Traget audience

This material aims at persons which work with internet technologies on a regular basis, but are not professional security engineers.


This is a short intro video about FIRST and the training.

Internet technologies 101

This section explains the basic functioning of the internet. What are packests, how is traffic routed across the internet, what are Firewalls and VPNs, and why are they important?


What are the risks in the Internet? In this module you leran why it is important to protect yourself, and how attackers work and what their motivation is.

Protect yourself

What are measure you can take to protect yourself from malicous attackers.

You got hacked, now what? - Incident Response

There is no absolute security. What should you do, if you have had breach after all? In thsi last module you leran who incident responders work, and how they can support you duricng a security breach.

If you have any questions or remarks about these trainings, we would like to hear from you. Please contact the FIRST Secretariat.