Advanced Security for Systems Engineering - 2021W (183.645)

We hold our lecture Advanced Security for Systems Engineering (183.645) for different master studies of information science in 2021W. Current information regarding the lecture is also available via a RSS feed. You can also get some information on the lecture in (external link)TISS.

Advanced Security for Systems Engineering is a lecture with exercises which concentrates on advanced IT security aspects as a whole for IT systems. As a prerequisite for the lecture you need to know the content of the lectures Introduction to Security and Security for Systems Engineering. After the lecture Advanced Security for Systems Engineering you can visit our lecture IT Security in Large IT Infrastructures.

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The registration was in TISS until October 08, 2021.

Distance Learning

We will -- if not stated otherwise directly at the lecture -- transcribe each of our lectures and publish the slides as well as the transcription. In addition, you will conduct a literature search for some lectures in order to learn further theoretical aspects.

You will get the slides on the evening before the lecture, at the latest. At the beginning of the lecture times, we will be available for discussions in INSO Jitsi -- the details are available in tuwel.

Additionally, you can raise questions in the tuwel forum of the lecture.

The test is carried out orally in the lab teams.

Currently, there are no examination talks planned for the exercises. However, this can change depending on the submissions. Moreover, if questions arise during evaluating your submissions, we will contact you in order to explain your submissions.


Only the dates which are presented subsequently are authoritative. Please note that these can change exceptionally.

In 2021W there are no presence lectures due to COVID-19. We plan to publish the slides as well as transcriptions on the evening before the lectures at latest.

The lecture time for the discussions is on Fridays, 01:15pm-02:45pm in INSO Jitsi. You only need a browser to access the discussion. Details on the discussion room can be found in tuwel.

The planned dates/times for the lectures are:


If you have questions regarding the exercises please have a look at our contact information.

Note: Our exercises traditionally start at 11:55pm if not stated otherwise.


The test is a closed book test. Therefore, the use of documents at the test is not allowed. The content of the test will be the lectures and exercises.

There will be 4 possibilities to take the exam.

The registration for the tests is via TUWEL. The deadlines for the registrations are 1 day before the slot starts.


S1 <= 200
U2 < 176
B3 < 151
G4 < 126
N5 < 102

Please note that you can finish the lecture positively only if you are positive in the lecture as well as exercise parts, i.e., you have more than 40 points for the lecture and more than 60 points for the exercises.

Note: Sometimes, your grade is not displayed correctly in tuwel. Therefore, please always compare your grading with our grading table above.


If you have questions which are also relevant for other students please use the tuwel forum. It is also recommended to subscribe to it.

For specific questions please write us an e-mail or visit us during our office hours.

Note on forums: We only answer questions in the TUWEL forum which we provide. Other forums are not actively monitored by us.

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