||Masterstudium Computer Science 2013W
||(*)Students will acquire an understanding of the different aspects of system level security. The course will cover protection mechanisms for traditional operating systems for an evolving threat landscape. Techniques used by virus and other malware attacks will be analyzed to determine possible protection and prevention mechanisms. This course will also cover security vulnerabilities in systems and applications, and how they can be identified and remediated. Security in non-traditional systems such as SCADA and the growing security threat in mobile systems will also be covered.
||(*)Security and vulnerability assessment, CVSS, malware protection, threat techniques, prevention and system protection, SCADA security, mobile security and threat profiles, secure system design.
||(*)Grading will be based on the successful completion of the written exam, as well as the written summary report from the practical exercises. To pass this course, students must pass both, the written exam, as well as the report from the practical exercises.
||(*)Lecture including discussion, as well as accompanying practical exercise. Students also prepare a written report from the practical exercise.
Additional NIST Security Publications http://csrc.nist.gov -
Supplementary material will be announced each semester