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EP250V Cybersecurity and Privacy Summer School 3.5 credits

This is an event dedicated to solving real-world security and privacy (S&P) problems. A set of top-notch seminars, delivered in person, cover a gamut of topics on security and privacy
challenges, fundamentals, cutting-edge solutions, and the latest research results. The course is based on the CyberSecurity and Privacy Summer School (CySeP).

About course offering

For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 10 Jun 2024 single courses students

Target group

Freestanding students

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10 Jun 2024
25 Aug 2024

Pace of study


Form of study

Distance Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Kista

Number of places

5 - 75

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 10 Jun 2024 single courses students

Application code



For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 10 Jun 2024 single courses students


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Course coordinator

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus EP250V (Spring 2024–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Solution of real safety and integrity problems (S&P).
  • Security and integrity challenges.
  • Theoretical bases of safety and integrity.
  • Fresh research results in safety and integrity.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • identify vulnerabilities and threats in networks, computers, software and applications
  • describe, develop and model defence mechanisms
  • carry out safety and integrity analyses

in order to

  • understand and explain research results about safety and integrity in a specific research domain/systems.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

  • Knowledge and skills in basic safety and integrity, 6 higher education credits, equivalent course EP2500/EP2510/EP2520/DD2395/DD2391/DD2520/DD2496.
  • Knowledge in English equivalent to English B/English 6.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • PRO1 - Project assign', 3.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Compulsory attendance during the summer school week.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Computer Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

For the upcoming edition, CySeP unfolds from June 10 to 14, 2024. Attendance during this week is mandatory in order to obtain credits.

The rest of the coursework will unfold on-line, and it can be flexibly completed throughout the summer, leveraging canvas.

Please see details about the plenary speakers and seminars at

For all practical matters during the CySeP week, please email