183.633 IT Security in Large IT Infrastructures Canceled
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to recognize and establish security aspects in software projects in large IT infrastructures timely in order to achieve a sufficient level of IT security during the operation of the specific software project. Students understand how IT security is handled in large IT infrastructures and why certain security measures work or do not work in such environments.

Subject of course

The topics of the lecture are among others

  • RFID Security
  • Data Centers
  • Monitoring, Incident Response
  • Nationwide Infrastructures
  • Mobile Applications

Teaching methods

In the lecture the necessary technical foundations are taught, research in depth is guided on demand, and real, large case studies are presented. In the exercises the application of different aspects of the lecture are deepened and extended in 3 single and team tasks in our IT security lab infrastructure.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Effort for the student (ECTS-Breakdown):

Preliminary talk: 1 h
Lectures: 12 h
Self Study (Exercises, Preparation Time for Written Exam): 60.5
Written Exam: 1.5

Total: 75 hours (3 ECTS)




Examination modalities

Both a lecture part and an exercise part including a CTF contest are held. 
Both parts have to be completed positively.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
17.02.2024 00:00 15.03.2024 23:55 15.03.2024 23:55


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 926 Business Informatics Mandatory elective
066 936 Medical Informatics Mandatory elective
066 937 Software Engineering & Internet Computing Mandatory elective


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Content of 183.594 Introduction to Security

Preceding courses

Continuative courses



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