Lecture 712:
IT Security

Prof. Dr. Rolf Oppliger

eSECURITY Technologies Rolf Oppliger
Breichtenstrasse 18
CH-3074 Muri b. Bern, Switzerland
Phone +41 79 654 84 37

Federal IT Steering Unit FITSU
Schwarztorstrasse 59
CH-3003 Berne, Switzerland
Phone +41 58 465 96 96
Fax +41 58 462 45 66

Hint : The information provided here complements the official course catalogue (Vorlesungsverzeichnis).

Dates : The lecture takes place fortnightly (with a few adjustments) on the following Mondays between 8:15 am and 12:00 am:

Location: BIN-2.A.01, Binzmühlestrasse 14, Zürich Nord

Dates: As appointed by the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Information Technology: Registration deadline = Friday of the 4th week of the semester (5 pm).

Mailing list: Attendees may register for the mailing list by sending a message to rolf.oppliger@esecurity.ch.

Final exam: The final exam will take place on June 8, 2015, between 09:00 am and 10:00 am (60 minutes) in the same room (BIN-2.A.01). Participation requires 3 exercises that are successfully delivered in time (a summary of the exercises delivered so far is available here). The exam is open book, meaning that you can bring along any paperwork (e.g., books, scripts, lecture notes, ...). Electronic devices are not allowed and are not needed.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Cryptographic Fundamentals
  3. Cryptosystems (Overview)
  4. Authentication
  5. Authorization and Access Control
  6. Software Anomalies and Manipulations
  7. Evaluation and Certification
  8. Trusted Computing
  9. Communication and Network Security
  10. Firewalls
  11. Cryptographic Security Protocols
  12. Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems
  13. Digital Signature Legislation
  14. PKI and Identity Management
  15. Privacy and Privacy Enabling Technologies
  16. Additional Topics (to be determined)

A preliminary slide set (as of 12/10/2014) is available here. It will be updated periodically.

References and Additional Material

To be announced in the lecture.

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