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053231 VU Secure Digital Economy (2020W)

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The first unit of the course will start 6.10.2020 8:00 ONLINE. The link for the BBB (BigBlueButton) session can be found on the Moodle page of the course. The BBB session will be started just before the cours begins.

Tuesday 06.10. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 13.10. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 20.10. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 27.10. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 03.11. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 10.11. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 17.11. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 24.11. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 01.12. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 15.12. 08:00 - 11:15 Digital
Tuesday 12.01. 08:00 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3, Währinger Straße 29 3.OG
PC-Unterrichtsraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Tuesday 19.01. 08:00 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3, Währinger Straße 29 3.OG
PC-Unterrichtsraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Tuesday 26.01. 08:00 - 11:15 Hörsaal 3, Währinger Straße 29 3.OG
PC-Unterrichtsraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The goal of this course is to teach the knowledge and skills needed for enabling the development of and operation of secure applications and infrastructures needed to establish a secure digital economy. As part of the course a cyber exercise will be developed and conducted.

Assessment and permitted materials

During the semester several assignments have to be submitted and a cyber exercise will be arranged. At the end of the semester an exam will be held.

The marking scheme will be as follows:

89 <= P <= 100 Sehr Gut (1)

76 <= P < 89 Gut (2)

63 <= P < 76 Befriedigend (3)

50 <= P < 63 Genügend (4)

0 <= P < 50 Nicht Genügend (5)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

For a positive mark the minimum requirements are a presence of at least 80% and a combined mark of at least 50 points. These points can be achieved through the case study assignments (30 points), the cyber exercise (40 points) and the exam (30 points). The cyber exercise protocol is part of the exam (10 points).

Examination topics

The exam is based on the content taught in the lectures and on the case study assignments.

Reading list

Copies of slides.
Text book: Whitman, M. E. & Mattord, H. J., Management of Information Security, Thomson Course Technology.
Materials provided via the e-learning platform.

Association in the course directory

Module: SDE

Last modified: Mo 05.10.2020 10:08