|Department of Computing Science
|Applicability of the module
Basic knowledge in security
|Skills to be acquired in this module
The goal of this module is to provide a foundation in computer and network security.
This module provides a broad and comprehensive knowledge in computer security. The topics cover threat analysis and attack trees, essential cryptographic tools, user authentication, access control, malware, intrusion detection and prevention, denial-of-service attacks and defences, software security and trusted systems, and network security. Students without prior knowledge in computer security focus on basic principles such as listed above. Students with prior knowledge in computer security can deepen their knowledge by studying real-world examples such as the SSL/TLS protocol. Typically, they will illustrate their topic by discussing a security incident reported in the public domain security news.
|Language of instruction
Associated with the module(s): Security of Cyber-Physical Systems
|1S oder 1VL
|- Grundkenntnisse im Bereich Sicherheit
|Type of examination
|Final exam of module
will be specified in class
Presentation and paper, oral exam, or exam (depending on the number of students)
|Type of course
|Course or seminar