MGT-493 / 2 credits

Teacher: Huguenin Kévin Clément

Language: English


Summary

The goal of this course is to provide the students with a global knowledge on the principles of information security and privacy required to build digital trust. It includes the threats raised by information technologies and the methodology and tools to identify, analyze and address them.

Content

Keywords

digital trust, information security, privacy

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic computer and communication science (e.g., ICC).

Basic mathematics (probabilities, algebra, etc.)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Propose solutions
  • Analyze systems
  • Illustrate threats

Transversal skills

  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Give feedback (critique) in an appropriate fashion.

Teaching methods

Readings discussed in class (reflecting)

Practical sessions / homework (learning by doing)

Lectures

(Group) activities in class

Expected student activities

Exercices in class (identify threats, propose solutions)

Assessment methods

Writen exam (50%, min 3.5), graded homework (25%), oral presentation (25%)

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Provided during the class on a per lecture basis.

Ross Anderson. 2021. Security engineering: a guide to building dependable distributed systems (3rd ed.). Wiley Pub, Indianapolis, IN.

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Information security & digital trust
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11CO120    
11-12    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Monday, 10h - 12h: Lecture CO120