Security and Vulnerability in Networks (DAT510)

Basic problems and challenges, cryptography, cryptographic protocols, secure software and malicious code, access control, network security, security assessment and management, regulations and laws. Guest lectures give relevance to best practice.


Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts

Course code

DAT510

Version

1

Credits (ECTS)

10

Semester tution start

Autumn

Number of semesters

1

Exam semester

Autumn

Language of instruction

English

Content

Basic problems and challenges, cryptography, cryptographic protocols, secure software and malicious code, access control, network security, security assessment and management, regulations and laws. Guest lectures give relevance to best practice.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:

  • know cryptography
  • know cryptographic protocols
  • know secure software and malicious codes
  • know security related laws, regulations and standards.

Skills:

  • Master access control in a distributed network
  • Master security mechanisms in network
  • Master security analysis and management in distributed systems

General qualifications:

  • Design and certify security and vulnerability analysis of network system.

Required prerequisite knowledge

None

Exam

Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Project work and oral presentation 1/1 Letter grades All

There will not be any resit exam of the report. Students who wish to take the project again has to do it next time the course has ordinary teaching.

Coursework requirements

Mandatory hand inns

3 of 3 mandatory assignments must be approved to be able to submit the project. The student must also demonstrate that the software can be run before the project report is evaluated.

Completion of mandatory lab assignments are to be made at the times and in the groups that are assigned and published. Absence due to illness or for other reasons must be communicated as soon as possible to the laboratory personnel. One cannot expect that provisions for completion of the lab assignments at other times are made unless prior arrangements with the laboratory personnel have been agreed upon.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator:

Rong Chunming

Coordinator laboratory exercises:

Jayachander Surbiryala

Head of Department:

Tom Ryen

Method of work

4 hours lectures and 2 hours guided lab.

Overlapping courses

Course Reduction (SP)
Computer and Information Security (MID100_1) 10

Open for

Admission to Single Courses at the Faculty of Science and Technology Computer Science - Master of Science Degree Programme Exchange programme at Faculty of Science and Technology

Course assessment

There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.

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