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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 2021-2022

Facts
Course code

DAT510

Version

1

Credits (ECTS)

10

Semester tution start

Autumn

Number of semesters

1

Exam semester

Autumn

Language of instruction

English

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.
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.
Required prerequisite knowledge
None
Exam

Written exam and assignment

Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam 6/10 4 Hours Letter grades None permitted
Assignment 4/10 Letter grades All

3 project assignments which is basis for 40% of the final grade.If a student fails the project assignments, he/she must have to take this part again next time the subject is lectured.Written exam is basis for 60 % of the final grade.Both parts must be passed to get the final grade.

Coursework requirements
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.
Open for
Admission to Single Courses at the Faculty of Science and Technology Computer Science - Master`s Degree Programme Exchange programme at Faculty of Science and Technology
Course assessment
Form and/or discussion.
Overlapping courses
Course Reduction (SP)
Computer and Information Security (MID100) 10
Literature
The syllabus can be found in Leganto