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Academic year
EDA261 - Applied computer security
 
Owner: TDATA
4,0 Credits (ECTS 6)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: A
Department: 0735 - Computer engineering


Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0196 Examination 2,5 c Grading: TH   2,5 c    
0296 Laboratory 1,5 c Grading: UG   1,5 c    

In programs

TTFYA ENGINEERING PHYSICS, Year 4 (elective)
TDATA COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING - Engineering of Computer-Based Systems, Year 4 (elective)
TDATA COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING - Communications System, Year 4 (elective)
TDATA COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
DCMAS MSc PROGR IN DEPENDABLE COMPUTER SYSTEMS, Year 1 (compulsory)
TELTA ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, Year 4 (elective)
TITEA INFORMATION ENGINEERING, Year 2 (elective)
TAUTA AUTOMATION AND MECHATRONICS ENGENEERING, Year 4 (elective)

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Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Course specific prerequisites

Basic knowledge in operating systems as well as at least one programming language is desirable.

Aim

The course gives a broad overview of the area of computer and IT security
- Background: motivation for computer security and definition of fundamental
concepts; The holistic perspective; Relation to the dependability area

- Threats, vulnerabilities, attacks; Malicious software, viruses, worms and trojan
horses, etc; taxonomies

- Security methods and mechanisms; authentication, access control, separation
Intrusion detection systems, attacker behaviour

- Brief overview of cryptography; steganography

- Secure operating systems; Reference monitor concept; Security Models

- Communication security; firewalls; protocols; virtual private networks

- Security assessment and metrication; standards

- Organisational and legal aspects; key escrow; privacy

Examination


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