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TIETS34 Introduction to Usable Security - Seminar 3 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Computer Sciences
School of Information Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completion of this course, the student is expected to be able to
- understand the concept of usable security and what differentiates it from the general usability
- appreciate the importance of usability within security
- realize the challenges and affecting factors in usable security
- conduct basic usability studies for security critical systems

General description

Prerequisites: Final year bachelor and master students with basic understanding of cyber/information security

NOTE, you cannot take this seminar if you have already done the course TIETS38 Testing, Security and Trust 5 ECTS!

Enrolment for University Studies

TUT students, remember to apply for the study right through the JOOPAS system.

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Sunil Chaudhary, Teacher responsible


11-Apr-2016 – 31-May-2016
Thu 14-Apr-2016 at 10-12, Pinni B1084, meetings every alternate week



Evaluation criteria

Reading and work exercise from each lecture
Final exercise (students will be informed about it at the first meeting)

Further information

TUT students, remember to apply for the study right through the JOOPAS system.