DCSG1005 - Infrastructure: secure core services


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Written exam 100/100 3 hours E

Course content

  • Private and public cloud
  • Security in cloud infrastructures
  • Tools for managing cloud infrastructures
  • Provisioning
  • Migration
  • Monitoring
  • Centralized logging
  • Directory services
  • Identity management, authentication and authorization
  • Basic performance analysis

Learning outcome


  • K1: The candidate has a basic understanding of the technology in private and public cloud solutions, including migration of infrastructures across platforms
  • K2: The candidate has broad knowledge of various methods and tools for monitoring infrastructures
  • K3: The candidate has broad knowledge of security challenges in cloud solutions


  • F1: The candidate can use the most commonly used tools for managing cloud solutions
  • F2: The candidate can perform basic setup for automated installation and provisioning
  • F3: The candidate can perform centralized logging and monitoring including relevant incident management processes
  • F4: The candidate can plan and perform basic setup of directory services and centralized solutions for identity management, authentication and authorization
  • F5: The candidate can perform basic configuration management and software updates in cloud-based infrastructures
  • F6: The candidate can perform simple performance assessments

General competence

  • G1: The candidate is aware of the advantages and disadvantages of using cloud-based infrastructures in different organizations
  • G2: The candidate can convey terminology in IT operations, both orally and in writing
  • G3: The candidate knows how the risk landscape of organizations can be affected by the choice of different IT solutions

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises.

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory assignments

Further on evaluation

Mandatory assignments need to be approved to be qualified for the exam.

Re-sit for the written exam in August. Written exam might be changed to oral exam for the re-sit exam.

Exam will be in English. Exam can be answered in English or Norwegian (Bokmål/Nynorsk).

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Digital Infrastructure and Cyber Security (BDIGSEC)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the study programme Bachelor of Science in Digital Infrastructure and Cyber Security is required.

Course materials

Announced at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IDRI2001 5.0 AUTUMN 2019
DCST1005 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Information Security
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Information Security and Communication Technology


Examination arrangement: Written exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Written exam 100/100 E 2024-05-21 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
M433-Eksamensrom 4.etg Mustad, Inngang A 80
M438 Eksamensrom 4.etg, Inngang D Mustad, Inngang D 53
Summer UTS Written exam 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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