Syllabus for Introduction to Cybersecurity and its Applications

Introduktion till cybersäkerhet och dess tillämpningar

  • 2 credits
  • Course code: 1DT111
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Computer Science G1N
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2021-03-25
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2021
  • Entry requirements: General entry requirements
  • Responsible department: Department of Information Technology

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able:

  • describe the key design-principles and concepts underlying a cybersecurity system, 
  • motivate important security mechanisms of a cybersecurity system,
  • identify and explain relevant vulnerabilities in the different domains, and
  • explain the notion of risk, and describe the main parts of risk management for a system design.

Content

Basic concepts, models, and principles associated with cybersecurity and its applications. 

  • safety in industrial process control.
  • AI for cybersecurity.
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and computer networks.
  • societal perspectives.

Instruction

Lectures, seminars, and assignments.

Assessment

Assignments.

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.

Last modified: 2022-04-26