Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security

Information & Communication Security


 Basic Information
Type of Lecture: Lecture
Course: Master
Hours/Week: 3
Credit Points: 6
Language: English
Term: Winter 2020/2021
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Content of the Course


Lectures and exercises are streamed live at BigBlueButton.

The "Information and Communication Security" lecture series provides a general introduction to the topic of information and communication security. Students will be qualified to identify security challenges that come along with using and employing information and communication systems, and to identify and apply adequate means and methods to solve them. Emphasis will be put on the organizational and technical set-up of infrastructures, also including aspects of pragmatic and professional risk management, and profitability analysis of security concepts and technologies. Further, students will be qualified to identify and assess security risks, in order to develop and establish appropriate security strategies. Contents presented in the lecture will also be discussed in the context of international standardization and regulation activities in the domain of information and communication security, allowing students to consider long-term developments, trends, and challenges in their analysis.


Date Time Session Title Downloads Stream
03.11.2020 10:00-12:00 Lecture 1 Introduction 01_Introduction_v1.2 bbb_R1
10.11.2020 10:00-12:00 Lecture 2 Authentication 02_Authentication bbb_R1
10.11.2020 16:00-18:00 Lecture 3 Cryptography I 03_Cryptography_I bbb_R1
17.11.2020 10:00-12:00 Lecture 4 Cryptography II 04_Cyptography_II bbb_R1
24.11.2020 10:00-12:00 Exercise 1 Authentication 



24.11.2020 16:00-18:00 Exercise 2 Cryptography



Bonus Material

01.12.2020 10:00-12:00 Lecture 5 Access Control 05_Access_Control bbb_R2
08.12.2020 10:00-12:00 Exercise 3 Access Control



08.12.2020 16:00-18:00 Lecture 6 Electronic Signatures 06_Electronic_Signatures bbb_R2
15.12.2020 10:00-12:00 Lecture 7 Identity Management 07 Identity Management bbb_R2
12.01.2021 10:00-12:00 Lecture 8 Privacy Protection I 08_Privacy_Protection_I_v1.1  bbb_R2
19.01.2021 10:00-12:00 Guest Lecture 1 Security Management  G01_Security_Management_v1.1 bbb_R2
19.01.2021 16:00-18:00 Exercise 4 Security Management  E4_Security_Management_v1.1 bbb_R2
26.01.2021 10:00-12:00 Lecture 9 Privacy Protection II 09_Privacy_Protection_II bbb_R2
02.02.2021 10:00-12:00 Lecture 10 Computer System Security 10_Computer_System_Security bbb_R2
02.02.2021 16:00-18:00 Guest Lecture 2 Biometrics GL2_Biometrics bbb_R2
09.02.2021 10:00-12:00 Lecture 11 Network Security I 11_Network Security_I bbb_R2
16.02.2021 10:00-12:00 Lecture 12 Network Security II 12_Network_Security_II bbb_R2
16.02.2021 16:00-18:00 Lecture 13 Exam Prep and Wrap Up   bbb_R2




Exam Review (29.03.2021 13:00-15:00  HZ3)


Up to our current knowledge the exam will take place in the university. Please keep yourself up to date on the website of the examination office and read the information of the examination office carefully: 

No extra materials are allowed. The exam can be solved without a calculator. 

The language of the exam is english. The exam is also to be answered in English.