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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 2022-2023. 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

The students must present the project work as a presentation in order to get a final grade in the subject. 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

Mandatory assignments. Both assignments must be passed to be able to submit the project.

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
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
Form and/or discussion.
Literature
The syllabus can be found in Leganto