Cybersecurity

Cyber security and cyber defence; - discussion of cyberattacks (cyberwar); - introduction to cryptoanalysis (methods and procedures; - analysis of cyberattacks (Heartbleed, stuxnet,…); - electronic payment systems (digi-cash, bitcoin, …); - reflections on IT security; - exploits und exploit kits; - Deep Web, Darkweb; - responsibilities and requirements of IT security management; - as well as discussion of relevant current threats and defensive actions

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Jon Erickson, Hacking – die Kunst des Exploits, actual version

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course: lecture, case studies, discussion

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment is based on the final exam as well as on the quality of students' assignments, presentations etc.

Infos

Degree programme

Project Management & IT (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

5 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After completing this module, students will be able to understand IT security attack scenarios and identify corresponding defensive actions.

Course code

0387-17-01-BB-DE-48b