MGT-493 / 2 credits
Teacher: Huguenin Kévin Clément
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.
The course will cover the following topics (from an information security point of view):
- information security properties metrics
- anonymization and de-anonymization
- cloud computing
- mobile computing
- economics, human and social aspects
- emerging technologies (including blockchain)
By the end of the semester, the students will possess the skills and the âsecurity mindset" for performing a preliminary information security oriented analysis of a system and propose basic solutions to address potential threats.
The students will be given the opportunity to apply some of the concepts and techniques covered during the lecture through practical sessions / homework.
digital trust, information security, privacy
Basic computer and communication science (e.g., ICC).
Basic mathematics (probabilities, algebra, etc.)
By the end of the course, the student must be able to:
- Propose solutions
- Analyze systems
- Illustrate threats
- Make an oral presentation.
- Give feedback (critique) in an appropriate fashion.
Readings discussed in class (reflecting)
Practical sessions / homework (learning by doing)
(Group) activities in class
Expected student activities
Exercices in class (identify threats, propose solutions)
Writen exam (50%, min 3.5), graded homework (25%), oral presentation (25%)
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.
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