[ 921NESESYSK13 ] KV Systems Security

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3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Computer Science René Mayrhofer 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites Verpflichtend: VO UE Computernetzwerke (aus Bachelor Informatik)
Original study plan Master's programme Computer Science 2022W
Objectives Students possess basic skills to improve and maintain the security of systems by employing hardening and vulnerability mitigation techniques. They possess a basic understanding of malware and can use this to prepare and implement incident response plans.
Subject Vulnerability Scoring (CVSS), purpose and methods of penetration testing, server hardening methods, vulnerability mitigation techniques, incident response handling, malware analysis; security aspects of mobile and industrial systems and the security impact of the Internet of Things.
Criteria for evaluation Grading is based on two components: A theoretical exam to prove knowledge and understanding and practical exercises to verify that students possess the skills to put their knowledge into practice. Both parts must be completed successfully to complete the course.
Methods Theory is mostly taught by lectures. Practical tasks may require students to research solutions on their own.
Language English
Study material Presentation slides Additional supplementary material will be announced each semester
Changing subject? No
Further information
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment