t.BA.IT.ITS.19HS (IT Security) 
Module: IT Security
This information was generated on: 28 May 2024
No.
t.BA.IT.ITS.19HS
Title
IT Security
Organised by
T InIT
Credits
4

Description

Version: 4.0 start 01 August 2024
 

Short description

Contains the basics for the development and operation of secure systems: cryptography (secret and public-key, hash functions, signatures/MAC), secure protocols (EAP, TLS), authentication and authorisation.

Module coordinator

Stephan Neuhaus

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Students know the basics of cryptography and can apply them securely. F, M K2, K3
Students know secure protocols and can use them correctly in their own projects. F, M K2, K3, K4
Students know and understand the authorization mechanisms available in Unix and Windows. F, M K2, K3
Students are familiar with various authentication mechanisms (passwords, certificates, tokens, etc.) and can weigh up and use them correctly. F, M K2, K3, K4
Students are familiar with various techniques for protecting networks and know their characteristics and limitations. F,M K2, K3
Students are familiar with the legal framework in the area of IT security in Switzerland and can find specific requirements in the laws. F,M K2, K3

Module contents

This module provides an introduction to cybersecurity. In particular, the following topics are covered:

- Introduction to cryptography (secret and public key cryptography, hash functions, signatures, message authentication codes)
- Certificates and public key infrastructure
- Secure protocols (TLS, Quic, WPA2, etc.)
- Mechanisms for securing networks (network access control, firewall, VPN, etc.)
- Methods for user authentication
- Authorization concepts in Unix and Windows
- Legal framework conditions with regard to cybersecurity in Switzerland

Teaching materials

Lecture slides, labs, tutorials as well as material in Moodle

Supplementary literature

 

Prerequisites

 

Teaching language

(X) German, materials in English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Typ 3a
  For more details please click on this link: T_CL_Modulauspraegungen_SM2025

Exams

Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded assignments during teaching semester          
End-of-semester exam          

Remarks

 

Legal basis

The module description is part of the legal basis in addition to the general academic regulations. It is binding. During the first week of the semester a written and communicated supplement can specify the module description in more detail.

Note

Course: Operating Systems - Praktikum
No.
t.BA.IT.ITS.19HS.P
Title
Operating Systems - Praktikum

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.
Course: IT-Sicherheit - Vorlesung
No.
t.BA.IT.ITS.19HS.V
Title
IT-Sicherheit - Vorlesung

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.