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Learning outcomes of the course
The student is aware of the most common application vulnerabilities and how they affect new and existing applications. The student is also able to find, exploit and fix common application vulnerabilities. The student is also familiar with safety mechanisms built into modern operating systems to make exploitation more difficult.
The course will cover most common application vulnerabilities, what causes them, how they are exploited and how to fix or mitigate them. Basic knowledge of C or C++ and data structures and algorithms is required. Knowledge of one scripting language (e.g. Python) is recommended.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basics in programming, Data structures and algorithms
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
Excellent (5): The student understands all topics discussed during the course and is able to use them in an innovative manner even in challenging cases.
Very good (4): The student understands the most important topics discussed during the course and is able to utilize this knowledge in the most common cases.
Good (3): The student understands the most important topics discussed during the course and is able to utilize this knowledge in the most basic cases.
Satisfactory (2): The student understands the most basic topics discussed during the course, however, struggles to utilize this knowledge.
Sufficient (1): The student is familiar with the basic topics discussed during the course. He is able to solve problems related to the topics only in the simplest of cases.
Fail 0: The student does not meet the minimum criteria set for the course.
- The course is graded based on the exam and labs.