Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security

Information & Communication Security


 Basic Information
Type of Lecture: Lecture with Exercise
Course: Master
Hours/Week: 4
Credit Points: 6
Language: English
Term: Summer 2016
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Content of the Course


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.


Time and Place:

        • Tuesday, 14:00 - 16:00, Seminarhaus - SH 4.104
        • Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00, Seminarhaus - SH 2.101 
12-Apr-16 L01 Introduction
13-Apr-16 L02 Authentication
19-Apr-16 E01 Authentication
26-Apr-16 L03 Access Control
27-Apr-16 G01 Guest Lecture by Jürgen Kühn
03-May-16 L04 Cryptography I
10-May-16 L05 Cryptography II
11-May-16 E02 Access Control
17-May-16 L06 Electronic Signatures
24-May-16 L07 Identity Management
25-May-16 L08 Privacy protection
31-May-16 G02 Information security management by Amir Neziri (Lufthansa)
07-Jun-16 L09 Computer System Security
08-Jun-16 L10 Network Security I
14-Jun-16 E03 Cryptography
21-Jun-16 G03 Guest lecture by Daniel Hamburg (TÜVRheinland)
22-Jun-16 UE04 Guest lecture by Jens Eichler (RühlConsulting)
28-Jun-16 L11 Network Security II
05-Jul-16 L12 Security Engineering
06-Jul-16 L13 Social Engineering exercises
12-Jul-16 UE08 Exam prep and wrap up