Department of Informatics and Telematics

Information System Security

ΥΠ27 - Information System Security

General Information

School: Digital Technology

Department: Informatics and Telematics

Level: Undergraduate

Course Title: Information System Security

Course id: ΥΠ27

Type: Core Course 

Semester: 7

Teaching and Examination Language: Greek

Is the course offered in Erasmus: Yes

Course web-page:


Lectures (Theory): 3,0

Lab lectures: 0,0

ECTS credits: 5,0

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course the students must:
Be presented with the transdisciplinary (technological, economic, legal, social) delimitation of security, trust and privacy.
Become familiar with the security issues and the technologies involved in modern information systems.
Gain understanding on and be able to perform analysis of vulnerabilities, threats and impact of attacks to information systems.
Gain the required qualifications for fortifying the information system against threats and dangers.

General Skills

Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information with the use of the assorted technologies 
Adaptation in new conditions 
Decision Making 

Course Content

Basic Concepts in Information and Communication Systems Security.
Risk Analysis, Evaluation and Management.
Access Control. Identification and Authentication.
Cryptography and Cryptanalysis principles. Symmetric and Asymmetric Cryptography.
Certificates. Digital Signatures.
Operating Systems, Databases and Network Security.
Malicious Software. Web Services and Security.
Trust Technologies.
Security in Ubiquitous Computing (Grid and Cloud Computing, Internet of Things).
Applications-Case Studies.
Personal Data. Privacy. Legal Framework (national and European level) and Ethical Issues.

Learning and Teaching Methods - Evaluation

Teaching methods: face-to-face

Use of ICT: 


Course Organization



Semester work load



Lab exercises


Individual of group projects


Lab report preparation




Independent Study