COMPGA11 - Research in Information Security
This database contains the 2017-18 versions of syllabuses. Syllabuses from the 2016-17 session are available here.
Note: Whilst every effort is made to keep the syllabus and assessment records correct, the precise details must be checked with the lecturer(s).
|Taught By||Steven Murdoch (100%)|
|Aims||To develop an understanding of what research in information security is about, how to identify a contribution, what the quality standards in scientific publications are, and to study selected technical sub-topics in depth.|
|Learning Outcomes||Students will be exposed to research on information security, by reading quality technical research papers in information security.|
Students attend lectures and read scientific papers within an area of information security. The students will present a scientific paper in class, write two short reviews of papers presented in class, and write one detailed report about one paper in particular.
Method of Instruction
Lectures and directed study on information security literature
The module has the following assessments:
- Oral presentation in class (20%)
- Coursework (20%)
- Report (60%)
To pass this module, students must:
- Obtain a mark of at least 50% for the module overall.
Reading list available via the UCL Library catalogue.