4609526: C15 Cyber Security

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Semester:WS 18/19
Scheduled in semester:1
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:35.0 L / 26.5 h
Self-directed study time:63.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Information Systems (01.09.2015)


Short description
The course provides an introduction to cyber security and covers selected issues related to computer and information security.


  • Security goals and design principles
  • Economic aspects of security and risk analysis
  • Basics of cryptography
  • Authentication and access control
  • Security mechanisms of common operating systems
  • Key instruments of network security
  • Key instruments of web security
  • Software security, vulnerabilities, and attacks
  • Security management and standards

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn about the main concepts and methods of computer and information security.
  • Students will understand the principles and key requirements of security management.
  • Students will be able to analyze, configurate, and manage practical security instruments.


Lectures Method

The module involves interactive lectures with exercises to integrate theoretical knowledge, practical design, and analysis skills. Lab exercises will be used to support the acquisition of practical skills.


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