Designing Secure Systems

Module Title - Designing Secure Systems
Number of credits – 10

Module description 

This module will introduce the fundamental concepts involved in designing systems that are secure, with examples and counter-examples.

On successful completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe security design principles and technologies.
  • Identify good and weak design decisions from a security standpoint in a range of applications.
  • Propose good security solutions and evaluate solutions proposed by others.

Teaching and assessment:

Sessional: Examination (100%)
Supplementary (where allowed): Examination (100%)
Semester 1
Contact hours - 18