IT Security in Large IT Infrastructures - SS2021 (183.633)

We will hold our lecture IT Security in Large IT Infrastructures (183.633) for different master studies of information science in SS2021. Current information regarding the lecture is also available via RSS feed. 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.

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The registration in TISS is already finished.

Distance Learning

We will have workshops and discussions held remotely via INSO Jitsi. More information on the link/password can be found in tuwel

At the end of the term, there will be a test in tuwel containing multiple choice and open questions.


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

The lectures usually are on Fridays, 01.15pm-02.45pm, in Jitsi, if not noted otherwise.

The planned dates/times for the lectures/exam/inspection are:


If you have questions regarding the exercises please contact us.

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


For the lecture part, there will be an exam (55 points at most) and you have to hold presentations (45 points at most) in your teams on a chosen topic on IT security in large IT infrastructures.

The exam is a closed book exam. Therefore, the use of documents during 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. For dates, please see (external link)TISS.

A (external link)binding registration in TISS for the exam up until 11:55PM on the evening before the test is mandatory.

The test will be in tuwel. More information can also be found in tuwel.


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 (test and your presentations) and more than 50 points for the exercises.

Note: Sometimes, your grade is not displayed correctlty 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 (external link)TUWEL forum. It is 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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