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Lecture: 2.01.420 Introduction to IT-Security - Details
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General information

Course name Lecture: 2.01.420 Introduction to IT-Security
Subtitle inf420
Course number 2.01.420
Semester WiSe23/24
Current number of participants 60
maximum number of participants 60
Home institute Department of Computing Science
Courses type Lecture in category Teaching
Next date Wednesday, 27.03.2024 13:15 - 14:45, Room: A07 0-030 (Hörsaal G)
Type/Form V+Ü
Lehrsprache deutsch

Rooms and times

A01 0-006
Monday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (13x)
A01 0-010 b
Wednesday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (11x)
A05 1-160
Thursday: 12:00 - 14:00, weekly (11x)
A07 0-030 (Hörsaal G)
Tuesday, 13.02.2024 10:15 - 11:45
Wednesday, 27.03.2024 13:15 - 14:45
(A03 2-209)
Thursday, 22.02.2024 13:30 - 15:30

Module assignments


The course provides a broad introduction to IT security, covering the following topics:
* basic terms, concepts, and principles in IT security,
* major cryptographic building blocks (encryption, signatures, ...),
* access control models and mechanisms,
* authentication and key exchange protocols,
* network security basics,
* anonymous communication (including TOR), and
* basics of privacy protection.

The 6 EC course offers weekly lectures that are accompanied with dedicated exercises on the covered topics so that students can prepare for the exam at the end of the course.

Assessment is based on a final written exam

The course is offered to both bachelor and master students; please note the participation criteria.

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "inf420 Introduction to IT-Security - Zugangsbeschränkung".
Es wird davon ausgegangen, dass Studierende bereits grundlegende Kenntnisse aus dem Bereich der Rechnernetze haben, wie sie etwa in der Veranstaltung „2.01.010 Vorlesung - Rechnernetze“ behandelt werden.
The following rules apply for the admission:
  • The enrolment is not allowed for participants of one of the following courses:
    • 2.01.812-a Einführung in die IT-Sicherheit (SoSe2022)
    • 2.01.805 Introduction to IT-Security (WiSe22/23)
  • A defined number of seats will be assigned to these courses.
    The seats will be assigned in order of enrolment.