IMT6006 - COINS Workshop III


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Preparation and presentation of a research article
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Preparation and presentation of a research article 100/100

Course content

  • A workshop organised by the COINS Research School of Computer and Information Security can span all aspects of information security, i.e.
  • Foundations of information security and security models, e.g. authentication, access control, biometrics, identity management, cryptography, modelling
  • Secure programming, e.g. development processes, vulnerability analysis, embedded & cyberphysical systems
  • Computer crime, digital forensics, privacy and civil liberties, including legal aspects, privacy -Network security and security operations, e.g. perimeter security, intrusion detection, critical infrastructure protection 
  • Risk assessment, human factors and security, e.g. risk analysis, security management, security economics, incident management, awareness
  • The exact choice and composition of topics in a given year may vary. In addition, COINS events address cross-cutting concerns like peer review, presentation in the scientific community, and collaboration.

Learning outcome

After having successfully completed the course, students are expected to have mastered the following learning outcomes:


  • Ability to understand and challenge the existing knowledge and practice in information security.

General competence

  • Ability to argue the merits, limitations, and possibilities of approaches to information security.

Learning methods and activities

-Block seminars


Compulsory requirements: None

Further on evaluation

Re-sit: Whole course must be re-taken.

Forms of assessment: Passing a COINS workshop involves preparation and presentation of a research article and passing an oral examination. The topic of the examination must not be the same as used for examination in IMT6004 and IMT6005.

Required previous knowledge

IMT6004 COINS Workshop and IMT6005 COINS Workshop II

Course materials

Scientific articles and hand-outs provided by lecturers.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  1.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Informatics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Information Security and Communication Technology


Examination arrangement: Preparation and presentation of a research article

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Preparation and presentation of a research article 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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