Official course description, subject to change:
Basic info last published 1/10-19

Security, BSc

Course info
Language:
English
ECTS points:
7.5
Course code:
BSSECUR1KU
Participants min:
15
Participants max:
65
Offered to guest students:
yes
Offered as a single subject:
yes
Price (single subject):
10625 DKK (incl. vat)
Programme
Level:
Bachelor
Programme:
Bachelor of Science in Software Development
Staff
Course manager
Assistant Professor
Teacher
Assistant Professor
Course semester
Semester
Forår 2020
Start
27 January 2020
End
31 August 2020
Abbreviation
20201
Exam
Exam type
ordinær
Internal/External
ekstern censur
Grade Scale
7-trinsskala
Exam Language
GB
Abstract
Description

The course addresses five major topics:  

  • The principal security requirements and attacker models  
  • The fundamental cryptographic tools in Information Security  
  • Primary security protocols and Internet standards (PKI, TLS)  
  • Practical techniques for penetrating and hardening IT-systems  
  • Computer forensic techniques

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify, list, and discuss major principles of IT security
  • Apply and relate those principles to the securing of networked server installations
  • List and analyse standard attacks, especially on web applications in particular
  • Describe and explain intrusion detection
  • Identify, list, and explain common security pitfalls of web applications
  • Identify, describe and explain basic computer forensics techniques
  • Identify and describe the proper use of cryptography in security
  • Analyse an IT-system for security risks and reflect on potential improvements of the system
Ordinary exam
Exam type:
A: Written exam on premises, external (7-trinsskala)
Exam variation:
A11: Written exam on premises. Open book exam.
Exam description:

Exam questions will contain a sub-section on "Binary exploits and malicious code" not in the corresponding MSc exam.

The duration of the written examination is 4 hours.