Cyber Security and Trust

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Basic understanding of network security.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge of standards addressing top cyber security challenges
  • Must have knowledge of effective measures that cyber security programs should take
  • Must have knowledge of trusted and open architectures
  • Must have an understanding of device security trends and threats associated with “Bring your own device” (BYOD)
  • Must have knowledge of (mobile) device management and integrity factors for trusted and untrusted devices
  • Must have knowledge of strong user and machine authentication based on valuable assets
  • Must have knowledge of hardware-based encryption (“Security on chip”) for higher performance
  • Must have a knowledge of technologies already embedded in enterprise endpoints
  • Must have knowledge of cyber attacks
  • Must have knowledge of behavioural profiling and intrusion prevention tools for layer defences
  • Must have knowledge of security services and policies within public and private cloud networks

Skills

  • Must be able to identify requirements and create policies to establish a consistent architecture
  • Must be able to monitor, detect and respond to anomalies in the cyber-space
  • Must be able to analyse the integrity of the platform to ensure that no unauthorised use has occurred.
  • Must be able to design and implement different levels of trust in open architectures.

Competences

  • Must have the competency to design cyber security measures for enterprises
  • Must have the competency to discuss end-to-end standards to enable seamless security in an open ecosystem.
  • Must have the competency to discuss the business potential and implications of trusted ecosystems

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed at the start of Chapter 3.



Exam

Exams

Name of examCyber Security and Trust
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations
http:/​/​www.en.tech.aau.dk/​education-programmes/​Education+and+Programmes/​

Facts about the module

Danish titleCyber-sikkerhed og tillid
Module codeESNICTEK3K4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
SchoolSchool of Information and Communication Technology