Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering(Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering Program
Lecture Code WSQB1101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 情報セキュリティ論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Information Security
ニシムラ コウジ,イワサワ カズオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Thur5-8:East Library 3F Seminar Rm A
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Discussion, Presentation 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Information Science
Eligible Students Master course students of Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Science
Keywords Information security, Crisis management 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Social information systems should be constructed to adapt to human beings. From the perspective of information security, all users of the systems should act appropriately and be conscious of safety. In order to prevent security problems, we discuss the basic principles from various viewpoints, the life cycle of information systems, human actions based on information and so on. (Iwasawa)
We discuss security threats in the network, cryptography and authentication technologies to realize secure and safe information distribution through the case studies of secure communication systems, and user authentication systems. We also discuss crisis management in the context of information systems. (Nishimura) 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance (Nishimura and Iwasawa)
lesson2 Introduction to information security (Iwasawa)
lesson3 Construction of information systems and the issues (Iwasawa)
lesson4 Managing and understanding information systems (Iwasawa)
lesson5 Social information systems: Tools (Iwasawa)
lesson6 Social information systems: Social systems and actions based on information (Iwasawa)
lesson7 Information systems and human factors (Iwasawa)
lesson8 Managing the security of information systems (Iwasawa)
lesson9 Seucrity calssification and threats (Nishimura)
lesson10 Case study and security measures (Nishimura)
lesson11 Basic technologies for information security: Cryptography (Nishimura)
lesson12 Basic technologies for information security: Authentication (Nishimura)
lesson13 Basic technologies for information security: Access control (Nishimura)
lesson14 Presentation and discussion on information security (Nishimura)
lesson15 Crisis management in information systems (Nishimura)

The lecturer may impose a task or report in the lecture. 
Handouts and other materials are provided in the lecture. 
PC or AV used in
Handout, PowerPoint presentation, etc. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
A basic knowledge of information systems and information networds are desiable. 
Grading Method Active participation in discussion (about 50%) and reports (about 50%). 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it The lecturer will instruct secure systems and networks based on software development experience in an aeronautical system company and practcal experience as an information security engineer who has a license on registered information security specialist. 
Other The language of instruction will be decided and announced by the lecturer on the first day of the lesson based on the language proficiency of the students. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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