Application and Software Security (module BTI-7262)

Goals of this course

This part of the course aims at providing a good overview of a major software security issues: Web Security.
The students will see the most dangerous web securities issues (for instance XSS, XRSF, SQL injection, ...). They know how such flows can be exploited and know how one can protect a site. They have experienced this attacks on example web sites.


The course is given on Fridays in Biel, 8:30 - 11:55 and 12:45 - 16:10.
Courses are taught by Hansjürg Wenger, Kai Brünnler, Emmanuel Benoist and Gerhard Hassenstein. The following schedule represents the courses of the HS2018/19 Semester.
Day Contents
21.09.2018 (Morning)Hansjürg Wenger
21.09.2018 (Afternoon)Emmanuel Benoist- Injections
28.09.2018 (Morning)Hansjürg Wenger
28.09.2018 (Afternoon)Emmanuel Benoist - Cross Site Scripting
05.10.2018 (Morning)Hansjürg Wenger
05.10.2018 (Afternoon)Emmanuel Benoist- Broken Access Control
12.10.2018 (Morning)Hansjürg Wenger
12.10.2018 (Afternoon)Emmanuel Benoist- Broken authentication
19.10.2018 (Morning)Hansjürg Wenger
19.10.2018 (Afternoon)Emmanuel Benoist - Sensitive Data Exposure
26.10.2018 (Morning)Hansjürg Wenger
26.10.2018 (Afternoon)Emmanuel Benoist - Other OWASP Top 10 problems
02.11.2018 (Morning)Hansjürg Wenger
02.11.2018 (Afternoon)Gerhard Hassenstein
09.11.2018 (Morning)Hansjürg Wenger
09.11.2018 (Afternoon)Gerhard Hassenstein
16.11.2018 (Morning)Kai Bünnler
16.11.2018 (Afternoon)Gerhard Hassenstein
23.11.2018 (Morning)Kai Bünnler
23.11.2018 (Afternoon)Gerhard Hassenstein
30.11.2018 (Morning)Kai Bünnler
30.11.2018 (Afternoon)Gerhard Hassenstein
07.12.2018 (Morning)Kai Bünnler
07.12.2018 (Afternoon)Gerhard Hassenstein
14.12.2018 (Morning)Kai Bünnler
14.12.2018 (Afternoon)Gerhard Hassenstein
21.12.2018 (Morning)Kai Bünnler
21.12.2018 (Afternoon)Gerhard Hassenstein
28.12.2018 (Morning) No course: Weihnachtsferien / Vacances de Noel
28.12.2018 (Afternoon) No course: Weihnachtsferien / Vacances de Noel
04.01.2019 (Morning) No course:
04.01.2019 (Afternoon) No course:
11.01.2019 (Morning)Kai Bünnler
11.01.2019 (Afternoon)Emmanuel Benoist - Audit-Methodology and Risk Analysis
18.01.2019 (Morning) No course: Finaltag
18.01.2019 (Afternoon) No course: Finaltag


This module is part of the module BTI-7262 "Pa" module. Students will be examinated orally (30 minutes for the whole module). This module gives 8 ECTS credits and is part of the Qualification Group C.
This course is also an optional module of the Master of Digital Forensics of the Unil. It counts for 3 ECTS. This module is examinated with an oral exam of 20 minutes.

More information:

Moodle page for this course
Schedule for this course (official BFH-TI schedule)