CYBER SECURITY (ENGLISH, NON-THESIS)
Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
CYS5021 Cyber Security Fall 3 0 3 8

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi AHMET NACİ ÜNAL
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi TAYFUN ACARER
Instructor İBRAHİM HALİL SARUHAN
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi YÜCEL BATU SALMAN
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course will provide a basic introduction to of all aspects of cyber-security including business, policy and procedures, communications security, network security, security management, legal issues, and technical issues.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
This course provides students basic knowledge and skills in the fundamental theories and practices of Cyber Security.

Course Content

Explanation of the course, its activity and its content. Advanced knowledge of the key concepts of cybersecurity, privacy, risk, legal regulations, and compliance associated with organizational information systems. Implementation and effects of cyber security concept on organizations. Information security management, standards. Guidelines, legal regulations and compliance. Ethics, security architecture and design. Security technologies; basic cryptography and its applications. Physical and environmental security, network security, general security operations. Software development security. Cyber forensics. Cyber risks.
Intrusion detection and prevention.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Explanation of the course, its activity and its content. Lecture notes.
2) Advanced knowledge of the key concepts of cybersecurity, privacy, risk, legal regulations, and compliance associated with organizational information systems. Lecture notes
3) Implementation and effects of cyber security concept on organizations. Lecture notes.
4) Information security management, standards. Lecture notes.
5) Guidelines, legal regulations and compliance. Lecture notes.
6) Ethics, security architecture and design. Lecture notes.
7) Security technologies; basic cryptography and its applications. Lecture notes.
8) Security technologies; basic cryptography and its applications. Lecture notes.
9) Physical and environmental security, network security, general security operations. Lecture notes.
10) Physical and environmental security, network security, general security operations. Lecture notes.
11) Software development security. Lecture notes.
12) Cyber forensics. Lecture notes.
13) Cyber risks. Lecture notes.
14) Intrusion detection and prevention. Lecture notes.

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: 1. "How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk", Douglas W. Hubbard and Richard Seiersen.
2. "Essential Cybersecurity Science: Build, Test, and Evaluate Secure Systems", Josiah Dykstra.
References: Lecture notes.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 10 % 0
Homework Assignments 4 % 10
Presentation 1 % 10
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 40
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 60
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 5 70
Presentations / Seminar 2 3 6
Homework Assignments 4 8 32
Midterms 1 20 20
Final 1 20 20
Total Workload 190

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Understand and implement advanced concepts of Siber Security 5
2) Use math, science, and modern engineering tools to formulate and solve advenced siber security problems. 3
3) Review the literature critically pertaining to his/her research projects, and connect the earlier literature to his/her own results. 5
4) Follow, interpret and analyze scientific researches in the field of engineering and use the knowledge in his/her field of study. 5
5) Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams. 5
6) Acquire scientific knowledge 5
7) Find out new methods to improve his/her knowledge 5
8) Effectively express his/her research ideas and findings both orally and in writing 5
9) Defend research outcomes at seminars and conferences 5
10) Demonstrate professional and ethical responsibility. 5