Checking date: 14/06/2022


Course: 2022/2023

Cybersecurity engineering
(19474)
Study: Dual Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering, and Business Administration (233)


Coordinating teacher: ESTEVEZ TAPIADOR, JUAN MANUEL

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
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Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to Cybersecurity 1.1. What is cybersecurity? 1.2. The CIA Triad 1.3. Vulnerabilities, Threats, Risks, and Controls 1.4. Adversaries 1.5. Design Principles 1.6. Research Areas in Cybersecurity 2. Authentication 2.1. User Authentication 2.2. Authentication Factors 2.3. Passwords and Password Managers 2.4. Biometric Authentication 2.5. Federated Identity 3. Access Control 3.1. The Protection Problem 3.2. Access Control Models 3.3. Access Control in Linux (I): Credentials and the Permission System: 3.4. Access Control in Linux (II): POSIX ACLs and Capabilities 4. Network Security 4.1. Communication Security 4.2. TCP/IP Security 4.3. Network Discovery and Scanning 4.4. Web Security 4.5. Firewalls 4.6. Intrusion Detection Systems 5. Security Protocols: TLS 5.1. History and Design Goals. 5.2. The Handshake Protocol 5.3. The Record Protocol 5.4. Interception and Certificate Pining 6. Vulnerabilities 6.1. Vulnerability Types 6.2. Numbering (CVE) and Metrics (CVSS) 6.3. Life Cycle of a Vulnerability 7. Malware 7.1. Malicious Code 7.2. Types 7.3. Payloads, Propagation and Activation 7.4. Case Studies 8. Cybersecurity Regulation 8.1. Regulation in the US 8.2. Regulation in the EU 8.3. Privacy Regulation
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.