Defend the fire service

Help defend the fire station against a cyber security attack

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Lesson overview

In this interactive lesson, you’re going to step into the shoes of a cyber security defence specialist to defend against a live cyber attack. You’ll be faced with waves of cyber attacks and only by working together will you be able to stop the attackers. The attack is simulated, so we’re not actually under attack, but it will give you an insight into the way companies have to protect themselves from cyber attacks. Now it’s time to start the operation. Follow the instructions and let’s see if you can defend the computer systems and defeat the cyber criminals.  

  • First, you'll need to prepare by making backups of critical files and computer systems. You'll use a command line tool to do this

  • Then when the attack begins, you'll find a way to stop malicious computers from connecting to the fire station's systems

  • Next, you'll reboot and repair any systems that are taken down by the attackers

  • Finally, if you can stop the attackers, you'll repair and restore the computer systems to allow the fire station to return to normal

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