IT Security in Large IT Infrastructures - SS2016 (183.633)

We will hold our lecture IT Security in Large IT Infrastructures (183.633) for different master studies of information science in SS2016. Get more information on the lecture in (external link)TISS.

IT Security in Large IT Infrastructures is a lecture with exercises which concentrates on special aspects of IT security that are relevant for large IT infrastructures (e.g., large IT infrastructures of health telematic networks). As a prerequisite to participate in the lecture you have to know the content of our lecture Introduction to Security. Additionally, it is recommended to have visited the lectures Security for Systems Engineering and Advanced Security for Systems Engineering or to know the contents of these lectures.


The registration was in TISS until March 11, 2016.

Note: For students of information sciences the admission to our lecture is restricted based on the curricula of these studies. You have to have successfully finished the Studieneingangsphase. We are not allowed to issue certificates otherwise. For more information see the (external link)curricula of information sciences.


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

The lectures are on Fridays, 01.15pm-02.45pm, in the Hörsaal 14A Günther Feuerstein, if not stated otherwise.

The planned dates for the lectures/oral exams are:

Please note: We will have 2 workshop like lectures on 2 of the dates marked as TBA. The dates will be fixed until Monday 14, 2016.


If you have questions regarding the exercises please contact us.

Note: Our exercises (lab0, lab1) traditionally start at 11.55pm if not stated otherwise.


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

All in all there will be 4 possibilities to take the exam.

A binding registration in TISS for the exam is mandatory.

The first test will be on June 24, 2016, from 13:00-15:00 in Hörsaal GM 5 Praktikum HS. A mandatory registration until June 23, 2016, 11:55PM is needed.

The first additional test will be on November 23, 2016 from 06:00PM-08:00PM in GM 2 Radinger Hörsaal. A mandatory registration until November 18, 2014, 11:55PM is needed.

The second additional test will be on December 15, 2016 from 04:00PM-06:00PM in Hörsaal 6. A mandatory registration until December 14, 2016, 11:55PM is needed.

The third additional test will be on January 10, 2017 from 01:00PM-03:00PM in EI 2 Pichelmayer Hörsaal. A mandatory registration until January 09, 2017, 11:55PM is needed.


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 50 points for the lecture and more than 50 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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