[ 921CGELWSCK21 ] KV Web Security

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Computer Science Michael Sonntag 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Computer Science 2021S
Objectives Students know about attack vectors, defense and recognition opportunities and strategies to prevent security issues from arising. They can test web-based applications for vulnerabilities.
Subject Types of attacks (such as SQL injections, cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery, session stealing/fixation), counter measures (including input validation, nonces, indirections). Examples of attacks and their recognition. Discovering and adjusting security relevant programming mistakes and countermeasures in drafting and implementation.
Criteria for evaluation Student paper or programming project Presentation
Methods Lecture and discussion
Language English
Study material Slides
Changing subject? No
Further information
Corresponding lecture 575WQUEWSCK10: KV Web Security (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment