Computer Security, 6 Credits

Computer security concerns how to protect computer systems from different kinds of attacks and intrusions. It is about how to stop or detect harmful software such as viruses and worms, and how to prevent unauthorised users to enter the system and steal or destroy information or tap sensitive communication. It is also about the human factor, such as how to handle passwords and how to be cautious of social manipulation.

ECTS Credits

6 Credits

Level of education

Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (A1N)


School of Science and Technology

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: Operative Systems for MSc in Engineering, 4.5 Credits. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English B" or "English 6" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Selection: Academic points

Course syllabus

Application code: X5715