Checking date: 16/05/2023

Course: 2024/2025

Cybersecurity Systems
Master in Computer Engineering (Plan: 449 - Estudio: 228)

Coordinating teacher: PASTRANA PORTILLO, SERGIO

Department assigned to the subject: Computer Science and Engineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1.- Introduction to Cybersecurity 1.1.- Basic concepts 2.- Analysis of systems and networks 2.1.- Introduction to cyberthreats 2.2.- Exploitation vectors 2.3.- Cyberattack techniques 2.4.- Authentication and identification 2.- Cyberdefense in networks 2.1.- Introduction to cyberdefense systems 2.2.- Event monitoring 2.3.- Firewall and network segmentation 2.4.- Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) 2.5.- Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Learning activities and methodology
ACTIVITIES AF1 - Theoretical class. - [30 hours with 100% attendance, 1 ECTS] AF2 - Practical classes - [3.33 hours with 100% attendance, 0.11 ECTS] AF3 - Theoretical practical classes - [6 hours with 100% attendance, 0.20 ECTS] AF4 - Laboratory practices - [9 hours with 100% face-to-face, 0.30 ECTS] AF5 - Tutorials - [3 hours with 25% attendance, 0.10 ECTS] AF6 - Group work - [40 hours with 0% attendance, 1.33 ECTS] AF7 - Individual student work - [84.66 hours with 0% face-to-face, 2.82 ECTS] AF8 - Midterm and final exams - [4 hours with 100% attendance, 0.13 ECTS] TEACHING METHODOLOGY MD1 - Lectures in the teacher's class with computer media support and audiovisual, in which the main concepts of the subject and the bibliography is provided to complement the student learning. MD2 - Critical reading of texts recommended by the teacher of the subject: Press articles, reports, manuals and / or academic articles, either for further discussion in class, or to expand and consolidate knowledge of the subject. MD3 - Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc ... raised by the teacher individually or in a group MD4 - Presentation and discussion in class, under the moderation of the topics related to the content of the subject, as well as cases practical MD5 - Preparation of works and reports individually or in groups
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • David Miller. Security information and event management (SIEM). McGraw-Hill. 2011
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.