Lecture MINF4221: IT Security

Course No. 2059


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 8:00 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 = March 16, 2018

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 11, 2018, from 09:00 to 10:00 am (60 minutes) in the room AFL-F-121 (Affolternstrasse 56). Note that this is a different room at a different address.
Participation requires 3 exercises that are successfully delivered in time (summary is available here). The exam is open book, meaning that all books, paper printouts, and handwritten notes are allowed (electronic devices remain disallowed).

The exam is open book, meaning that you can use any printed or handwritten paper documents during the exam (electronic devices are not allowed).

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. IT Security Management
  3. Cryptography
  4. PKI and Identity Management
  5. Computer Security
  6. Network Security
  7. Web Security
  8. Cloud Security
  9. Data Protection and Privacy Enabling Technologies
  10. Applications

The lecture slides are available here (version from February 10, 2018).

References and Additional Material

To be announced in the lecture.

© 2018 Rolf Oppliger