System Test Engineering

Security and Testing

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

• Fundamentals of information security
• Software methods for information security (e.g. encryption, certificates)
• Hardware methods for information security (e.g. side-channel attacks and countermeasures)
• Examples of successful security attacks and possible solutions

Learning outcomes

The graduates
• explain the fundamentals of information security and
• describe important measures to ensure system confidentiality, integrity and availability and apply them.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

• Schneier: Applied cryptography: protocols, algorithms and source code in C
Journals: -

Mode of delivery

1 ECTS lectures, 2 ECTS exercises

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Modules 1, 2 and 7

Assessment methods and criteria

Lectures: exam
Exercises: continuous assessment