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WiSe 2020/21 - SoSe 2022


Computer Security - Big Project


Seifert, Jean-Pierre




Fakultät IV

Institut für Softwaretechnik und Theoretische Informatik

34355100 FG S-Professur Security in Telecommunications

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Bauroth, Stephan


Learning Outcomes

1. Students understand specific features of secure computer systems. 2. Students have knowledge about vulnerabilities of complex computer systems. 3. Students are able to evaluate aspects of the security of complex computer systems.


Projects will always be customized regarding the students‘ requirements, and offered within the scope of the Computer Security project. Possible topics include security analysis of embedded systems (routers, smart tvs, set top boxes etc.), protocol analysis and fuzzing, reverse engineering of executables and microkernel/hypervisor improvements.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course NameTypeNumberCycleLanguageSWSVZ
Computer Security Big ProjectPJ0434 L 955WiSe/SoSeGerman/English6

Workload and Credit Points

Computer Security Big Project (PJ):

Workload descriptionMultiplierHoursTotal
Background Research1.020.0h20.0h
Meetings with Supervisor1.010.0h10.0h
Preparation of Presentation1.020.0h20.0h
Preparation of Written Report1.020.0h20.0h
Project Work1.0200.0h200.0h
270.0h(~9 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 270.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 9 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

The module consists of a project. Students will work in groups.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

no special requirements

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

This module has no requirements.

Module completion



Type of exam

Portfolio examination

Type of portfolio examination

100 Punkte insgesamt



Test elements

(Deliverable assessment) presentation25oral30 minutes
(Deliverable assessment) written report75written10-25 pages

Grading scale

Notenschlüssel »Notenschlüssel 2: Fak IV (2)«


Test description (Module completion)

• final written report: up to 75 points • final presentation (talk): up to 25 points

Duration of the Module

The following number of semesters is estimated for taking and completing the module:
1 Semester.

This module may be commenced in the following semesters:
Winter- und Sommersemester.

Maximum Number of Participants

This module is not limited to a number of students.

Registration Procedures

Registration for the module is handled through QISPOS.

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

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Electronical lecture notes

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Recommended literature
No recommended literature given

Assigned Degree Programs

This module is used in the following Degree Programs (new System):

Studiengang / StuPOStuPOsVerwendungenErste VerwendungLetzte Verwendung
This module is not used in any degree program.

Students of other degrees can participate in this module without capacity testing.


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