course: Master-Seminar Security Engineering

teaching methods:
overhead transparencies, handouts
responsible person:
Prof. Dr. Amir Moradi
Prof. Dr. Amir Moradi (ETIT), M. Sc. Aein Rezaei Shahmirzadi (ETIT)
offered in:
winter term and summer term

dates in winter term

  • kick-off meeting: Wednesday the 13.10.2021 from 14:00 to 15.00 o'clock in ID 04/445

dates in summer term

  • kick-off meeting: Wednesday the 14.04.2021 from 14:00


Form of exam:seminar
Registration for exam:Directly with the lecturer
continual assessment


Participants can analyze and evaluate technical and scientific literature and develop prolific techniques to generate technical reports and scientific presentations.


In this course all participants are expected to delve into selected topic of security engineering and IT security. The primary task for this seminar encompasses the review of the topic-specific state of the art including corresponding scientific publications. To pass the module, participants need to provide a topic outline, a written report and oral presentation as part of a full-day seminar.

The spectrum of potential seminar topics ranges from design and design methodologies for the development of secure systems, CAD for security, security for design, and the investigation of explots and vulnerabilities in real-world applications.

recommended knowledge

Introduction to Cryptography Foundations of Network and System Security


All seminar topics of the chair are assigned using the ITS seminar allocation system. Participants also find further information on the use and the selection process at the central website. Seminar Winter 21-22

The registration period starts at the end of the previous semester. Registration dates will be announced via the RUB mailing list its-announce.

Important: The use of the central seminar allocation system is a prerequisite for the assignment of a topic as well as for the successful participation in the seminar.

Note: The seminar paper and the associated specialist lecture are to be written or held in English. The participants learn the skills to create a scientific work (e.g. Bachelor or Master thesis). Current specialist literature and theses at SECENG are usually written in English. In justified exceptional cases, processing in German is possible.