Network and System Security Lecture and Exercise

Course Description

This course is offered for master students, especially in Computer Science, Cyber Security, eBusiness, and Information and Media Technology. The goal of the course is to introduce challenges in securing computer systems and networks. This course is the continuation of the Introduction into Cyber Security and covers principles of system and network security. It introduces security and privacy concepts as building blocks for later specialization. In the scope of this course, we explore, among others, the following topics:

  • Anonymity and Privacy (mixes, onion routing, Tor)
  • Firewalls
  • Malware, Botnets, and Intrusion Detection
  • Exploits
  • Wireless Security
  • Physical Security
  • Biometrics
  • Access Control
  • Electronic Payments
  • E-voting
  • Digital Rights Management

Recommended prerequisites: Basics of cryptography

Please enroll for this course in Moodle.


Tuesday (lecture), from 16.04.20243:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Lecture hall C, ZHG
Thursday (exercise), from 18.04.202411:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Room 304, LG 1A