Course code UPM65
Course title Fundamentals about information and networking security
Institution Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Course address EUITT. Ctra. Valencia, Km.7 28031 Madrid
City Madrid
Minimum year of study 3rd year
Minimum level of English Good
Minimum level of French None
Key words cryptography, digital signature, information security
Language English
Professor responsible Vicente Hernández Díaz
Telephone +34913365509
Fax +34913367817
Participating professors Vicente Hernández DíazLourdes López Santidrián
Number of places Minimum: 6, Maximum: 20, Reserved for local students:
Objectives The objectives of this course are to show the main vulnerabilities of the information and the networking and the available resources and techniques that will let anybody to overcome them. At the end of the course, the students will be able to protect data transmissions applying the most common approaches
Programme to be followed Overview of systems, networks and information threats.Cryptography basisDigital signature and digital certificationTelematic applications and services protection 
Prerequisites Basic knowledge of telematic engineering
Course exam An evaluation test at the end of the course