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Osaka University Extension, A Course for Working People--Secure Network Seminar, 2009+

2009-10-15 (Thu) - 2009-11-12 (Thu)

Osaka University Extension, A Course for Working People Secure Network Seminar, 2009+


The ninth Secure Network Seminar will be held for the purpose of helping students obtain a deeper knowledge of information security technology.

Lecturers, mainly faculty of Osaka University, will give talks on knowledge and technology regarding computer network and network security in 9 classes over a 5-day period.

A day of practical lesson was added last year. A practical lesson will be held again this year. More practical curriculum consisting of lectures and a practical class to learn the protection of a system from attack in which you can experience the security weakness of a server will be conducted.

This seminar is recommended for individuals involving in network security-related work such as network management. Individuals who attend 8 or more classes of the 9 classes will be issued a completion certificate by Osaka University Extension.

Dates: October 15 (Thursday) - November 12 (Thursday) (9 classes in all for 5 days)

Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. every Thursday (however, 1:00 - 6:30 p.m. on October 15)

Venue: Nakanoshima Center, Osaka University (The practical class will also be given at this center.)

4-3-53, Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka



By railway:

  • 5-minute walk from Nakanoshima Station on the Keihan Nakanoshima Line,
  • 9-minute walk from Fukushima Station on the Hanshin-honsen Line,
  • 9-minute walk from Shin Fukushima Station on the JR Touzai Line,
  • 10-minute walk from Higobashi Station on the Subway Yotsubashi Line

By Osaka City Bus:

  • 11-minute walk from Taminobashi Stop, Line 75
  • 1-minute walk from Nakanoshima 4-chome Stop, Line 55,

Qualifying attendants: must have basic computer skills and basic network knowledge.

Participation fee: 48,000 yen (including closing party fee)

Sponsors: Cybermedia Center, Osaka University, Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Urban Innovation Institute

In cooperation with: Advanced IT Specialist Program established by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, IT Keys, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Osaka Advanced Research Collaboration Forum for Information Science and Technology, and Biogrid Center Kansai

Quota: first 50 persons

How to apply: Please sign up online or apply by fax.

Online sign-up: Please fill out the application form available here.

Application by fax: Please fill out the application form available at the bottom of this page and fax it to the office. FAX: 06-6873-2009

For more information, contact: Urban Innovation Institute Secure Network Seminar, 2009+ Office

Tel: 06-6873-2008

FAX: 06-6873-2009



  • October 15 (Thursday)

Class 1: 1:00 - 2:55 p.m.

"Outline and basic knowledge of secure network" by SATOU Kazunori, representative director, Secure Ware

In this class, attendants learn the outline of information security system in the network environment, understand key words, and the necessity of comprehensive measures such as security management.

    • Class 2: 3:05 - 5:00 p.m.

    "Security incidents on the Internet and countermeasures" by UTASHIRO Kazumasa, representative director, Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (JPCERT/OC) and special member of Internet Initiative Japan Inc.

    In this class attendants will learn examples of security incidents and countermeasure to be taken.

    Party: 5:20 - 6:30 p.m.

    • October 22 (Thursday)

    Class 3: 1:00 - 2:55 p.m.

    "Cryptographic technology and its safety" by ISHIHARA Yasunori, associate professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology

    In this class, attendants will learn the outline of cryptographic technology and the issue of deterioration of cipher strength.

    Class 4: 3:05 - 5:00 p.m.

    "Electronic identification and its use" by KASAMATSU Takayuki, associate partner, Sigmaxyz

    In this class, attendants learn the network authentication system such as electronic certificate, authentication, VPN, IPSec, S/MIME and SSL.

    • October 29 (Thursday)

    Class 5: 1:00 - 2:55 p.m.

    "The current situation of cyber crime and fighting with it" by a person in charge of countermeasures against high-tech crime, Community Safety General Affairs Division, Community Safety Department, HQs of Osaka Prefectural Police Department

    In this class attendants learn the current situation of cyber crime and countermeasures against it.

    Class 6: 3:05 - 5:00 p.m.

    "Protection technology of network and information system" by UEHARA Tetsutaro, associate professor, Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University

    In this class, attendants learn network security measures such as VLAN, quarantine network, anti-virus measures, and IDS.

    • November 5 (Thursday)

    Class 7: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

    "Practical class of protection of systems from cyber attack" associate professor, Information Technology, Nara National College of Technology

    In this class, attendants will experience the weakness of server security and the necessity of countermeasures and concrete methods.

    • November 12 (Thursday)

    Class 8: 1:00 - 2:55 p.m. 

    "Information security-related laws"  by MATSUDA Yoshinori, professor at the Faculty of Modern Management Information, Osaka Seikei University and specially appointed professor at Graduate School for Creative Cities, Osaka City University

    In this class, attendants learn the outline and the role of major laws and guidelines regarding information security.

    Class 9: 3:05 - 5:00 p.m.

    "Information security management"  by SUGIURA Masashi, senior researcher, Information Security Analysis Laboratory, Security Center, Information-Technology Promotion Agency

    In this class, attendants learn the outline of internal control, international standards of information security management, authorization, and security policy.


    Application form for Secure Network Seminar, 2009+



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    * Private information collected will be used by the three parties holding this seminar. Only if permission is obtained from applicants will the information be used to send a note of invitation.

    The information will not be used for other purposes and/or offered to third parties.

Date: 2009-10-15 (Thu) - 2009-11-12 (Thu)

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