Modul CS2250-KP08

Cybersecurity (CyberSec)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor IT-Security 2016 (compulsory), IT-Security, 4th semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Cybersecurity (practical course, 3 SWS)
  • Cybersecurity (exercise, 1 SWS)
  • Cybersecurity (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • 10 Hours exam preparation
  • 155 Hours private studies and exercises
  • 75 Hours in-classroom work
Contents of teaching:
  • Security problems in IT systems
  • Security threats, risk analysis and defense mechanisms
  • Software and application security
  • Security of operating systems
  • Security of databases and web applications
  • Privacy
  • Security oriented development processes, evaluation and penetration testing
  • Legal, etical and economic aspects
  • Students can independently identify security risks of software systems and explain the common security solutions from the areas discussed in the course.
  • They can explain the basic methods in the area of cybersecurity and apply them to case studies.
  • They can independently perform security analyses for simple scenarios.
  • They are able to identify methods for eliminating weak points and implement concrete solutions.
Grading through:
  • Written or oral exam as announced by the examiner
Responsible for this module:
  • C. Paar, J. Pelzl: Understanding Cryptography - Springer, 2008
  • D. Gollmann: Computer Security - Third Edition, Wiley, 2011
  • R. Anderson: Security Engineering - Second Edition, Wiley, 2008
  • M. Bishop: Introduction to Computer Security - Addison-Wesley, 2005
  • offered only in German

Admission requirements for taking the module:
- None

Admission requirements for participation in module examination(s):
- Successful completion of exercise slips as specified at the beginning of the semester.
- Successful participation in the practical course dates

Module Exam(s):
- CS2250-L1 Cybersecurity, written exam, 90min, 100% of module grade.
- CS2251-L1 Practical Cybersecurity, ungraded practical, 0% of the module grade.

The courses of this module are also part of CS2250-KP04 and CS2251-KP04.

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