11899 - Cyber Security Application Areas Modulübersicht

Module Number: 11899
Module Title:Cyber Security Application Areas
  IT Sicherheit in ausgewählten Anwendungsfeldern
Department: Faculty 1 - Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Responsible Staff Member:
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Langendörfer, Peter
Language of Teaching / Examination:English
Duration:1 semester
Frequency of Offer: Each winter semester odd year
Credits: 6
Learning Outcome:The students should
  • learn about security incidents,
  • be able to assess the complexity of the attacks,
  • be aware of the interrelationships of different security/safety issues,
  • be able to determine basic countermeasure for selected attacks.
Contents:In  this module security issues of different application areas will be introduced. The application fields investigated are automotive, automation industry, critical infrastructures e.g. drinking/waste water systems or public transport, but also financial  systems. The core of the lecture are security incidents reported in the past. These incidents will be examined and the reasons why they were successful will be explained.
Recommended Prerequisites:Basic knowledge in computer networks and programming.
Mandatory Prerequisites:None
Forms of Teaching and Proportion:
  • Lecture / 2 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Exercise / 2 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Self organised studies / 120 Hours
Teaching Materials and Literature:Will be delivered at the beginning of the course.
Module Examination:Prerequisite + Final Module Examination (MAP)
Assessment Mode for Module Examination:Prerequisite:
  • Successful completion of exercise assignments
Final module examination:
  • Written examination, 90 min. OR
  • Oral examination, 30 min. (with small number of participants)
In the first lecture it will be anounced, whether the examination will be offered in written or oral form.
Evaluation of Module Examination:Performance Verification – graded
Limited Number of Participants:None
Part of the Study Programme:
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Cyber Security / keine PO
  • Master (research-oriented) / Cyber Security / PO 2017
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Informatik / keine PO
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Power Engineering / keine PO
  • Study programme Cyber Security M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in complex "Cyber Security Methods"
  • Study programme Computer Science M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in "Applied and Technical Computer Science" (level 400)
Module Components:
  • Lecture: Cyber Security Application Areas
  • Accompanying exercise
  • Related examination
Components to be offered in the Current Semester: