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Information Security

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Information Security
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021
Module code: KIB-ISEC
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI616 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 6, optional course, technical
KIB-ISEC (P221-0063) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 5, optional course, technical
KIB-ISEC (P221-0063) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 5, optional course, technical
PIBWI99 Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, optional course, informatics specific
PIB-ISEC (P221-0063) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 5, optional course, informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Damian Weber
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Damian Weber

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Learning outcomes:
After this module, students will have mastered the essential concepts of information security and be able to assess the importance of information security. They will be familiar with the structure of the IT Baseline Protection Catalogs (IT-Grundschutz Kataloge) and how they are applied.
To do so, they will be familiar with the procedure according to IT-Grundschutz (BSI Standard 100-2) and be able to create an IT security concept based on this procedure. Furthermore, they will know what to take into account when setting up an information security management system and the information security process.
Students will develop skills that enable them to formally identify and assess component security requirements. This includes the process of maintaining and continuously improving information security.
In a practical project, students will use their knowledge to create an IT security concept based on a case study.

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Module content:
1. Introduction
2. Information security? Why?
   a.  History of information security
         i. Timeline
        ii. Caesar cipher, Skytale…
       iii. First virus
   b. Data protection and information security
   c. Information technology developments

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Teaching methods/Media:
Basics of information security in theoretical-conceptual discussion
Practical project (creation of an IT security concept based on a case study)

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Recommended or required reading:

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Module offered in:
WS 2022/23, WS 2021/22, WS 2020/21, WS 2019/20
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