Syllabus for Secure Computer Systems I
Säkra datorsystem I
A revised version of the syllabus is available.
- 5 credits
- Course code: 1DT072
- Education cycle: Second cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Computer Science A1N,
- Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Established: 2010-03-18
- Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Revised: 2017-05-02
- Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Applies from: Spring 2017
120 credits including 15 credits in mathematics and 30 credits in computer science with computer architecture, operating systems and computer networks, or 120 credits within the Master Programme in Sociotechnical Systems Engineering including Distributed Information Systems. 10 credits in programming.
- Responsible department: Department of Information Technology
In order to pass, the student must be able to:
- explain basic concepts, theories and principles for security in computer systems, such as identification, authenticity and access control
- explain principles for attacks and protective measures in different aspects of computer systems, such as operating systems, software, networks and web based systems
- identify weaknesses and strengths concerning the security in computer systems
- discuss ethical aspects of computer systems security and its application
- present and discuss the course content orally and in writing with proficiency appropriate to the course level
The course focuses on practical aspects of security including operating systems, software, networks and web-based system. Basic concepts such as identification, authentication and access control. Principles of attack and defence mechanisms. Ethical aspects of computer systems security and its application.
Lectures, seminars, labs, assignments.
The course is examined by oral and written examination spread out through the course and a written examination.
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Applies from: Spring 2017
Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.
Pfleeger, Charles P.;
Pfleeger, Shari Lawrence.;
Security in computing
Fifth edition.: Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall,