ING-INF/05 (DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS)
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL,COMPUTER AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Computer Science and Multimedia
1st semester (27/09/2021 - 21/01/2022)
45 lesson hours
Good knowledge of operating systems principles and applications, computer networking protocols and data base technologies.
Knowledge of information security techniques. Ability to assess the security level of some common software systems and to design improvement actions.
Security vs. Safety. Physical security. Information security: privacy, avaliability, integrity, authenticity. Information security threats and countermeasures.
Basic Information Theory and Cryptography
Introduction to information theory and cryptography. Historical developement. Symmetric and asymmetric ciphers. Hashing functions and MACs. Pseudo-Random Number Generators. Digital certificates. Cryptanalysis.
Digital documents and digital signatures. Creation, preservation and validation of digital documents. Digital documents as court evidence. Public key infrastructures. Italian and EU laws concerning digital signatures.
Introduction to copyright law. Software and database protection. Audio, video and picture protection. Digital rights management (DRM). Watermarking and steganography.
Information communication and diffusion. Synchronous and asynchronous communication. E-mail. The Web as an information diffusion media. Communication privacy protection. Threats to the freedom and privacy of communications and countermeasures. Phishing.
Systems and Networks Protection
Access control: authentication, authorization and accounting. Physical and logical information protection. Networks protection. Firewalls. Threats to systems and communication networks. Malware.
Incident Response e Digital Forensics
Incident detection and response. System audit and log analysis.
Lectures (hours/year in lecture theatre): 45
Practical class (hours/year in lecture theatre): 0
Practicals / Workshops (hours/year in lecture theatre): 0
Reccomended or required readings
Lecture notes and online references provided by the instructor.
Sustainable development goals - Agenda 2030