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Module Detailed Information for [CS2107]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
CS2107 IVLE
Module Title : Introduction to Information Security
Module Description : This module serves as an introductory module on information security. It illustrates the fundamentals of how systems fail due to malicious activities and how they can be protected. The module also places emphasis on the practices of secure programming and implementation. Topics covered include classical/historical ciphers, introduction to modern ciphers and cryptosystems, ethical, legal and organisational aspects, classic examples of direct attacks on computer systems such as input validation vulnerability, examples of other forms of attack such as social engineering/phishing attacks, and the practice of secure programming.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 05-05-2018 PM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : CS1010 or its equivalence
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-3-4
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKFRIDAY12001400i3-Aud,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
1 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001300COM1-0209,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
2 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY13001400COM1-0209,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
3 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY14001500COM1-0203,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
4 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY11001200COM1-0203,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
5 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY12001300COM1-0201,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
6 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY13001400COM1-0201,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
7 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY15001600COM1-0209,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
8 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY16001700COM1-0209,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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