Cyber Security is an increasingly growing field, as today’s societies and businesses rely to a great extent on computer systems, and they are information driven. Network security is often referred to as the cornerstone of IT security, since the network is one of the most central assets of organizations. In this course, you study the way networks and information systems function; you examine their vulnerabilities and the threats against them and investigate the application of methods to enhance the defense thereof. After this you will be able to:
This module contents nine meetings for which you prepare the orders at home and will be studying literature. The lessons are both collectively and online in which you can contact your teacher by Skype. We start with an introduction to the theme, keeping your own organization as your starting point. In the classes we discuss the assignments and treat practical examples. You can ask in-depth questions and get specific feedback from your fellow students and the teacher.
The course is completed and evaluated by a final written report. This is a combination of the results collected in the subprojects that have been implemented during the course term. You will design a robust cyber security in depth solution, comprised by several area-specific deliverables, which are bound together in the framework of Information Security in Depth. You are expected to be able to deploy software tools, protocols and methods to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability in the cyber realm.
Een relevante praktijkomgeving op hbo-niveau is essentieel voor het afronden van bovengenoemde beroepsproducten en opdrachten. Dat kan je eigen baan/werk zijn. Mocht je niet werkzaam zijn in een voor deze module relevante omgeving, dan moet je afspraken maken met een bedrijf of instelling voor een relevante praktijkomgeving.