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Security engineering

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Max amount of FITech students: 20

Persons without a valid study right to a Finnish university have preference to this course.

This course addresses security topics in practical systems. The course covers multiple topics causing security vulnerabilities in practical systems. Topics cover a wide range of potential issues from physical protection to security evaluation.

Course contents

  • Access control
  • Distributed systems
  • Multilevel and multilateral security
  • Physical protection
  • Biometrics
  • Physical tamper resistance
  • Radio frequency emission and security
  • Copyright and DRM
  • Managing the development of secure systems
  • System evaluation and assurance

After the completion of the course the student is able to

  • select suitable and adequate information security solutions to suit the security needs of a particular application.
  • administer different ways and methods for protecting and managing different kind of digital material and rights (DRM).
  • specify a system for electronic identification (biometrics) taking into account both the identification accuracy and the proper and secure management and transportation of the identification data (biometric).
  • recognise information security risks caused by subsystems and prevent their occurrences by means of careful information security design of the system.

Course material

  • Ross Anderson: Security Engineering, 3rd ed.
  • Additional material delivered during the course.

Completion method: Weekly essays

More information on the University of Turku’s course page.

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Responsible teacher

University of Turku
Petri Sainio
petsai(at)utu.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Monica Sandberg
monica.sandberg(at)fitech.io
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topic:
5G technology
Course code:
DTE20039
Credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
1.11.–17.12.2021
Application deadline:
24.10.2021
Host university:
University of Turku
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Contact
Place of contact learning:
Turku
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
Basic networking knowledge
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