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21. May 2015

Donaukurier: Thinking like a cyber attacker in order to prevent future cyber security threats

Due to the fact that cyber attacks post a huge threat to companies, more and more study programms on cyber security are created in Germany. At the Saarland University, a seminar offers students the unique possibilty to learn how attackers work and think, thus teaching them how to counter act in order to prevent cyber attacks in the future.

Read the Article (in German)