Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security

Information & Communication Security


 Basic Information
Type of Lecture: Lecture with Exercise
Course: Master
Hours/Week: 2
Credit Points: 6
Language: English
Term: Winter 2016/2017
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Content of the Course


The "Information and Communication Security" lecture series provides a general introduction to the topic of information and communication security. Students will be qualified to identify security challenges that come along with using and employing information and communication systems, and to identify and apply adequate means and methods to solve them. Emphasis will be put on the organizational and technical set-up of infrastructures, also including aspects of pragmatic and professional risk management, and profitability analysis of security concepts and technologies. Further, students will be qualified to identify and assess security risks, in order to develop and establish appropriate security strategies. Contents presented in the lecture will also be discussed in the context of international standardization and regulation activities in the domain of information and communication security, allowing students to consider long-term developments, trends, and challenges in their analysis.


Time and Place:

        • Tuesday, 14.00 - 16.00, Hörsaalzentrum - HZ 15
        • Wednesday, 10.00 - 12.00, Hörsaalzentrum - HZ 15
      • Agenda: 
        • 18-Oct-16 VL1 Introduction
        • 19-Oct-16 VL2 Authentication
        • 26-Oct-16 Ü1 Authentication
        • 01-Nov-16 VL3 Access Control
        • 02-Nov-16 VL4 Cryptography I
        • 09-Nov-16 VL5 Cryptography II
        • 15-Nov-16 Ü2 Access Control
        • 16-Nov-16 G1 Guest Lecture on Biometrics by Jürgen Kühn (SVA - System Vertrieb Alexander)
        • 23-Nov-16 VL6 Electronic Signatures
        • 29-Nov-16 VL7 Identity Management
        • 30-Nov-16 Ü3 Cryptography I
        • 07-Dec-16 VL8 Privacy Protection I
        • 13-Dec-16 VL9 Privacy Protection II
        • 14-Dec-16 Ü4 Cryptography II
        • 21-Dec-16 VL10 Computer System Security
        • 10-Jan-17 G2 Guest Lecture on Social Engineering by Jens Eichler (RühlConsulting)
        • 11-Jan-17 G3 Guest Lecture on Information security management by Amir Neziri (Lufthansa)
        • 18-Jan-17 VL11 Network Security I
        • 24-Jan-17 VL12 Network Security II
        • 25-Jan-17 G4 Guest Lecture on Pentests by Dr. Daniel Hamburg (TÜVRheinland)
        • 01-Feb-17 VL13 Security Engineering
        • 07-Feb-17 VL14 Evaluation Criteria
        • 08-Feb-17 Ü5 Exam prep and wrap up