TDT4237 - Software Security

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Work 30/100
Written examination 70/100 4 hours D

Course content

The course will go through all the phases in the secure software development lifecycle (requirements, design, implementation and testing) focusing on how to incorporate security in each phase and what techniques to use. The main focus is on web-based applications.

Learning outcome

The course focuses on software security and how to develop more secure software systems.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercise lectures and mandatory exercises.
The exercises are obligatory. To pass the class, the students have to pass both the exercises and the final exam. The exercise grade in one semester will be valid for later exams.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

The portfolio includes a final written exam (70%) and exercises (30%). The results for the parts are given in %-scores, while the entire portfolio is assigned a letter grade. The text for the written final exam will be in English. The candidates may choose to write their answers in either English or Norwegian.
If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may change from written to oral.
In the case that the student receives an F/Fail as a final grade after both ordinary and re-sit exam, then the student must retake the course in its entirety. Submitted work that counts towards the final grade will also have to be retaken.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

To be announced at the beginning of the semester.

Timetable

Examination

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Spring ORD Work 30/100
Spring ORD Written examination 70/100 D
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.