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Applied Computer Security

Applied Computer Security

Are you unemployed and would like to broaden your knowledge in Applied Cybersecurity?

VASS FOUNDATION teaches the course "APPLIED COMPUTER SECURITY (300 hours in total), subsidised by the Ministry of Education, Vocational Training and Sport.  

For more information and registrationvisit the following link .

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

This course aims to equip students with professional knowledge in the following areas Cybersecurityfrom basic to more advanced knowledge, such as Hacking, Pentesting, IT Auditing, IT Forensics or Identity Governance and ManagementOnce they have completed the course, they can join the IT and cybersecurity departments of companies in various sectors and build their professional careers in this field. 

Students who pass the course will have the professional qualification IFC153_3 ("IT security").

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS

Compulsory: 

Being in a situation of UNEMPLOYMENT on the starting date of the course in the Community of Madrid and be in the Community of Madrid at the time the course starts. ALTA as a jobseeker at the SEPE office. 

Meet the conditions for a work permit in Spain. 

Recommended: 

Meet one of the following requirements:  

- Higher grade cycle in Multi-platform Application Development 

- Higher grade cycle in WEB Application Development 

- Higher grade cycle in Administration of Networked Computer Systems 

DURATION AND SUMMARY OF THE PROGRAMME

  HOURS 
 IT SECURITY 300 
UC0486_3 Computer security I 60 
UC0486_3 Computer security II 30 
UC0487_3 IT security audit I 60 
UC0487_3 IT security audit II 30 
UC0488_3: Computer security incident management I 60 
UC0488_3: IT security incident management II 30 
UC0490_3 Service management in the IT system II 30 

They will be trained in the following areas: 

  • Auditing communication networks and computer systems. 
  • Detect and respond to security incidents. 
  • Manage cybersecurity services in the IT system. 
  • Incident management. 
  • Computer Forensics. 
  • I work at SOC. 

They shall be prepared for the following jobs  

- Computer security technician 

- IT audit technician 

- Computer Forensics Technician 

EVALUATION CRITERIA

Assessment will be carried out continuously throughout the course and, in each unit or training action that makes it up, through the accompaniment and monitoring by the teacher of the daily work of the participants, the carrying out of practical cases and their participation during the training sessions. This must allow the training progress of the student to be gauged. 

The evaluation process will culminate in a test at the end of each unit or training action, which will consist of a multiple-choice test and a practical case study related to the subject matter of the course. 

Weighting for the overall assessment: 

Assistance:  15 % 
Attitude towards work:  20 % 
Test results and theoretical tests:15 % 
Practical tests:  50 % 

In addition, at the end of each training course, the following will take place an assessment questionnaire to know the student's perspective on the degree of achievement of the objectives, the didactic process, the understanding of the subject and the suitability of the contents. 

THIRD EDITION OF THE AI COURSE of VASS UNIVERSTY, QUALENTUM and The International University of La Rioja

THIRD EDITION OF THE AI COURSE of VASS UNIVERSTY, QUALENTUM and The International University of La Rioja

Following the success of the first two editions, with nearly 50 students trained, the next 17 June a new round of the Expert Programme in Application Development with AIVASS UNIVERSITY and QUALENTUM, the employability division of VASS UNIVERSITY, are teaching in collaboration with QUALENTUM. International University of La Rioja. 

Over the course of 20 weeks, a team of expert teachers from INTELYGENZ, the AI division of the VASS ecosystem, will offer a theoretical and practical vision that will allow participants to acquire expert knowledge in this cutting-edge field. 

Throughout the programme, which will end with the development of a practical work, you will acquire skills related to "communication", "productivity", "teamwork", "management", "empathy", and there will be a cross-cutting module on Programming in Python. Relevant and applied issues of AI/Machine Learning; Deep Learning; Foundation models and generative models; and Strategies for designing AI-based solutions in production will be addressed from a novel perspective. According to the programme director, Gabriel Muñoz, Artificial Intelligence Scientist, "the transformation of talent experienced in this programme is radical".

Limited places

The registration process is now open

Regarding the student profile, previous knowledge in areas related to software development is recommended, such as proficiency in programming languages like Python, experience in the use of data analysis and numerical libraries (Numpy, Pyspark...) as well as a solid theoretical understanding in statistics and mathematics. It is also aimed at professionals with experience in the field of Artificial Intelligence, such as data scientists, Machine Learning engineers or software engineers specialised in Machine Learning projects. 

More information and registration: 

Web accessibility: Technology without barriers

Web accessibility: Technology without barriers

Did you know that on Thursday World Accessibility Awareness Day is celebrated on 16 May.? This day aims to encourage dialogue, reflection and learning about accessibility in digital technologies.

In this webinar, we will share knowledge on the synergies needed between design and development to ensure that technology to be inclusive and beneficial to all peopleregardless of their capabilities or limitations. Join us to be inspired, learn and reflect on how we can work together to build a more accessible and equitable digital world.

The universal accessibility is the characteristic that environments, processes, goods, products and services, objects and devices must fulfil, so that they can be used and understood by all people in the safest, most comfortable and autonomous way possible. It is fundamental for people with disabilities to live independently, participate in society and have the same opportunities as others.. Accessibility is based on universal design, as defined in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Presented by:

Fernando Cotroneo -Product designer / Design system specialist at NATEEVO, a VASS Company.

Sonia Martínez - UI Development Team Lead at VASS.

Antonio Rueda - Director VASS University

Date: 16 May

Time: 16.00 CEST

Project Management Kata

Project Management Kata

Looking for an effective way to drive continuous improvement in your team? The Toyota Kata technique could be the answer you are looking for. Developed by Toyota, this methodology has become a benchmark in project management and process improvement.

Toyota Kata is based on the idea that consistent practice of small routines can lead to big results. By encouraging critical thinking, problem solving and controlled experimentation, this technique empowers teams to deal effectively with challenges and achieve higher levels of performance.

In this VASS University session in collaboration with EVERGREENPM we will focus on risk identification, analysis and management. And we will compete between teams through of the Project Risk Board Game.

Some of the main benefits of the Toyota Kata include:

  • Promotes a culture of continuous improvement in the organisation.
  • It facilitates the identification and solution of problems in a systematic way.
  • It encourages innovation and creativity at all levels.
  • Improve communication and collaboration within the team.

Day25 April.

Location: VASS Madrid offices

Webinar 'Successful Entrepreneurship' together with the Entrepreneurship Forum Spain, MIT Alumni

Webinar 'Successful Entrepreneurship' together with the Entrepreneurship Forum Spain, MIT Alumni

In today's changing and uncertain world, entrepreneurship has become a fundamental pillar. The idea of creating a business, starting a company, bringing an idea to the market, promoting initiatives and boosting talent is something that is systematically on many people's minds.

In this session we will have the expertise from Juan Antonio Latasa, President of the Entrepreneurship Forum Spain, MIT Alumniwith more than 30 years of experience as a manager of large companies, and also an entrepreneur, he is currently a professor of entrepreneurship at the Francisco de Vitoria University and at IESE.

RapporteurJuan Antonio Latasa - President of Entrepreneurship Forum Spain, MIT Alumni
Together with: Antonio Rueda - Director VASS University and VASS Foundation

Timetable: 16.00 CEST

ChatGPT and software development: a true story

ChatGPT and software development: a true story

Continuing education is back with a new webinar at VASS University!

Much has been said about the possibilities of seeking support from AI tools to address software development problems. In this session we saw a real experience, using ChatGPT in its free and paid versions.

Delivered by: José Ángel Sosa Ramírez - Delivery Manager at Delivery Cross.

¡See it again!