Modul CS4421-KP16

Case study IT Security (FallstuITS)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

normally each term
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master IT-Security 2019 (optional subject), IT-Security, 3rd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Basics for product development (lecture, 1 SWS)
  • Development of a secure IT application (practical course, 12 SWS)
  • Basics for product development (exercise, 1 SWS)
  • 290 Hours work on project
  • 30 Hours oral presentation (including preparation)
  • 40 Hours written report
  • 120 Hours private studies and exercises
Contents of teaching:
  • Project task for a concrete safety-critical problem in the IT area
  • Analysis of a safety-critical problem in the IT area, including scientific state of the art
  • Selection, clear definition and development of methods to increase safety
  • Writing of an exposé outlining the problem, project task, work packages and time managment. Selection of adequate tools (e.g. time-, task- and progress control)
  • Prototypical realization of a system with given security requirements while regarding product life cycle and economic efficiency
  • Social, ethical and legal aspects of safety-critical systems (e.g. licensing)
  • The students can recognize, analyze and realize safety requirements.
  • The students can analyze complex IT security tasks and work on them in a structured way.
  • The students can assess economic, social and legal framework conditions in the development of IT systems.
  • The students have basic competencies in project management, can organize themselves as a project team and apply tools adequatly
  • In presentation (of their work), students can respond to special audiences or time constraints
Grading through:
  • Written report
  • Oral presentation
  • successful addressing of the project goals
Responsible for this module:
  • English, except in case of only German-speaking participants

Admission requirements for taking the module:
- None

Admission requirements for participation in module examination(s):
- Successful completion of the internship task
- Documentation and (interim) presentation as specified when the internship is issued

Module examination(s):
- CS4421-L1: Block internship IT security, project execution, documentation and presentation, 100% of module grade.

The internships can be completed at the University of Lübeck as well as at external universities, research institutions and companies with a clear IT security focus in Germany and abroad.

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