19D111SZR - Security in Computer Systems

Course specification
Course title Security in Computer Systems
Acronym 19D111SZR
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Software Engineering
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition None.
      The goal Gaining knowledge of modern aspects of security in computer systems and networks.
      The outcome Full understanding of modern mechanisms of security in computer systems and networks
      Contents of lectures Data security and privacy. Basic security services. Applied criptography: cryptographic algorithms, post quantum algorithms. Security protocols: authentication, key managment, secure Web connections. Practical passive and active attacks. Malicious logic. Denial of service.
      Contents of exercises None.
      1. Stallings, Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice 7th Edition
      2. Dafydd Stuttard, Marcus Pinto, The Web Application Hacker's Handbook: Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws, 2nd Edition, Wiley
      3. Chris Anley, The Shellcoder's Handbook: Discovering and Exploiting Security Holes, 2nd Edition, Wiley
      4. Bernstein, Daniel J., Buchmann, Johannes, Dahmen, Erik (Eds.), Post-Quantum Cryptography, Springer
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Lectures, consultations, project.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures Test paper
      Practical lessons Oral examination 50
      Projects 50