COINS Workshop II
Study plans 2016-2017 - IMT6005 - 1 ECTS


IMT6004 COINS Workshop

On the basis of


Expected learning outcomes

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


  • Ability to select appropriate research methods and techniques suitable for the candidate's research field.


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.

Teaching Methods


Teaching Methods (additional text)

Block seminars, presentation

Form(s) of Assessment


Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

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.

Grading Scale


External/internal examiner

External or internal examiner.

External examiner within 5 years period, next time at latest in 2019.

Re-sit examination

Whole course must be re-taken.

Examination support


Coursework Requirements


Teaching Materials

Scientific articles and hand-outs provided by lecturers.

Additional information

A workshop needs to have been recognized by the COINS Research School of Computer and Information Security as fulfilling the requirements of Ph.D. training as laid out in the COINS project application.