Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security

Information and Communication Security: Infrastructures, Technologies and Business Models


Basic Information
Type of Lecture: Lecture with practical component
Course: Master
Hours/Week: 3
Credit Points: 6
Language: English
Term: Summer 2024
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Content of the Course

Description: Learning Goals and Competencies

  • Basic understanding of security and privacy technologies
  • Basic understanding of technological and legal frameworks to prevent digital privacy threats to individuals
  • Basic understanding of security engineering processes, and security risk management
  • Understanding the importance of information security at organizational level

Descripton of 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 organisational and technical set-up of infrastructures, also including aspects of 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 standardisation and regulation activities in the domain of information and communication security, allowing students to consider long-term developments, trends, and challenges in their analysis.

KW Day Date Time Room Session Nr. Title Files
16 Tuesday 16.04.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Lecture VL1 Introduction   VL1
17 Tuesday 23.04.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Lecture VL2 Authentication  VL2
17 Tuesday 23.04.24 16:00-18:00 HZ7  Lecture VL3 Access Control  VL3
18 Tuesday 30.04.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Lecture VL4 Cryptography I  VL4
19 Tuesday 07.05.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Exercise E1 Access Control  E1S1
19 Tuesday 07.05.24 16:00-18:00 HZ7  GL1 GL1 Continental 

Security Engineering

20 Tuesday 14.05.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Lecture VL5 Cryptography II  VL5
21 Tuesday 21.05.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Lecture VL6 Electronic Signatures  VL6
21 Tuesday 21.05.24 16:00-18:00 HZ7  Lecture VL7 Identity Management   VL7 
22 Tuesday 28.05.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Lecture VL8 Privacy Protection I  VL8
23 Tuesday 04.06.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Lecture VL9 Privacy Protection II  VL9_V1.1
23 Tuesday 04.06.24 16:00-18:00 HZ7  Lecture VL10 Computer System Security  VL10_V1.1
24 Tuesday 11.06.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  GL2 GL2 Security Management LH  Slides
25 Tuesday 18.06.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Exercise E2 Auhtentication  E_AU, Solutions
25 Tuesday 18.06.24 16:00-18:00 HZ7  Lecture VL11 Network Security I  VL11
26 Tuesday 25.06.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Lecture VL12 Privacy in ML  VL12
27 Tuesday 02.07.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Exercise E3
Security Management LH

E_SECMGT, Solutions

27 Tuesday 02.07.24 16:00-18:00 HZ7  GL3 GL3

E.ON Security by Design

28 Tuesday 09.07.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Exercise E4 Cryptography



29 Tuesday 16.07.24 14:00-16:00 HZ7  Lecture VL13 Network Security II  VL13
29 Tuesday 16.07.24 16:00-18:00 HZ7  Lecture VL14 Exam Prep and Wrap Up  


Exam Information

The language of the exam is english. The exam is also to be answered in English.

The exam has 90 points. 

Please bring a non-programmable calculator to the exam.