Modul CS4701-KP06

Communication and System Security (KoSyS)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each winter semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Entrepreneurship in Digital Technologies 2020 (advanced module), technology field computer science, Arbitrary semester
  • Master MES 2020 (optional subject), computer science / electrical engineering, Arbitrary semester
  • Master Media Informatics 2020 (optional subject), computer science, Arbitrary semester
  • Master Media Informatics 2014 (optional subject), computer science, Arbitrary semester
  • Master Medical Informatics 2019 (optional subject), ehealth / infomatics, 1st or 2nd semester
  • Master IT-Security 2019 (compulsory), IT-Security, 1st or 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Communication and System Security (seminar-style lectures with exercises, 2 SWS)
  • Communication and System Security (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • 20 Hours exam preparation
  • 100 Hours private studies
  • 60 Hours in-classroom work
Contents of teaching:
  • Cryptographic procedures and protocols, security analyses
  • IT security at system level, security mechanisms
  • Security, privacy and trust of special systems such as Cloud and IoT
  • Code analysis
  • Security management, legal framework conditions
  • Security problems in IT systems
  • Students can explain the basic methods in the field of cybersecurity and apply them to case studies.
  • They can demonstrate a deeper understanding of cryptographic methods and their applications in communication systems.
  • They can analyze the entire spectrum of the security of a system.
  • They can explain modelling techniques and describe experiences with their use.
  • They can apply a variety of standard techniques to increase the security of a system.
Grading through:
  • Viva Voce or test
  • written homework
Is requisite for:
Responsible for this module:
  • Stallings, Brown: Computer Security: Principles and Practice - 4th ed., Pearson, 2018
  • Katz, Lindell: Introduction to Modern Cryptography - 2nd ed., CRC Press, 2014
  • Stinson: Cryptography: Theory and Practice - 4th ed., CRC Press, 2018
  • English, except in case of only German-speaking participants

Admission requirements for taking the module:
- None (the competencies under

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