IT & Mobile Security

Security Fundamentals

Seminar, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

The lecture gives a basic overview of the topics of the degree programme. Topics: Motivation of hackers, Attack vectors, Information gathering, Software Exploitation, Wireless Security, Security Tools

Learning outcomes

The module provides the principles of secure software, the general aspects of security fundamentals and the ability to develop secure mobile software.


- Mobile Security - Motivation
- KALI Basics
- Information Gathering
- Attack vectors
- Attacking a virtual target
- Software exploitation


Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

·         Hacking & Security, Kofler, Gebeshuber

·         Exploit!, Gebeshuber, Teiniker, Zugaj

·         The Art of Exploitation, Joe Erickson

·         Hacking Exposed: Web Application Security Secrets & Solutions, Joel Scambray

·         Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Stuart McClure

·         Hacking Exposed: Wireless, Wright, Cache

·         Forbidden Code, Joe Erickson

·         Aggressive Network Self-Defense, Neil R. Wyler

Mode of delivery

3 ECTS seminar

Prerequisites and co-requisites

general informatics

Assessment methods and criteria

Final Exam, continuous assessment during labs