188.985 Selected Topics in Information Security
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 3.0h, 6.0EC


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 6.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to to know selected research papers from the most important security conferences and to reproduce the work practically (as far as possible).

Subject of course

Lecture series on current research topics in information security with lab assignments. Recommended for PhD students who focus on security.

Teaching methods

Discussion of various scientific papers
Guest lectures

Mode of examination


Additional information

Please contact Edgar Weippl (edgar.weippl@tuwien.ac.at) if you want to take this class. The lectures will be annonced on short notice if guest lecturerers are in Vienna.



Examination modalities

Examination on course content, submission of submissions & presentation of results at the end of the semester.

Course registration

Not necessary



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

You should have completed Advanced Internet Security. If you are a PhD student with a focus on security you can take this class.