IT Security

Goal: During the semester the students get to know the most important aspects of computer and information Security. In the lab practices the students learn the working and usage of the most important security tools on an advanced level.

Course description:

Topics covered in lecture

  • Introduction: Security: Feeling vs Reality; Most important concepts
  • Cryptography
  • Identification, Authentication and Authorization
  • Risks, risk management

Topics covered in lab practice

  • User awareness
  • Cryptography
  • Password management
  • System hardening
  • PGP, SSL

Homework (optional)

To give a deeper understanding of the material the students allowed to form groups of two and create a homework project during the semester which they will present at the end of the semester.

IT Security