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5009703: C19 Security Management

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Semester:WS 20/21
Scheduled in semester:3
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:67.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Information Systems (01.09.2019)


Security Management covers technical and organizational methods for the definition and implementation of security policies. The course covers six primary topics:

  • Definition of security policies
  • Security measures and their implementation
  • Risk analysis in information security
  • Security audit
  • Standardization of security management
  • Security management tools and best practices

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students will:

  • understand the key concepts of security management
  • understand the main security standards
  • be able to carry out risk analyses and use it in planning security measures
  • be able to perform an elementary security audit


Lectures Method

  • The module involves interactive lectures with exercises to integrate theoretical knowledge with practical design and analysis skills.
  • The e-learning platform Moodle is used throughout the course to disseminate course material and for information and discussion.
  • Homework assignments are used to deepen students’ understanding of the analytical methods of security management.


Technical documentation of the material presented is provided.