2016 IT Society and Information Security

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Information and Communications Engineering
Ohyama Nagaaki  Iwamaru Yoshiaki  Fukuda Kenichi  Yachida Masuyoshi  Lee Joong-Sun  Niwano Eikazu  Nagata Kazuyuki 
Class Format
Media-enhanced courses
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue3-4(G221)  Fri3-4(G221)  
Course number
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Course description and aims

This course focuses on the information technology, the system operation, the legal system which need building of informative communication society, and how it's developed the actual IT project a government conducts. The course topics are encryption technology, network security, information technology and ICT policy in our country and so on.
This course facilitates students’ understanding of how ICT technologies has been used in the real world and the growth of a telecommunications engineer in the ICT field.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Acquire knowledge related to the information systems systematically.
2) Understand the practical use and application of the social information sysytem and future issues.


Information System, Information Security, Network Security, Social Information System, Government Procurement

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Every class contains a lecture. After coming to class, review the contents of the class. Attendance is taken in every class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Information Society, Information Security Instruct in class.
Class 2 Cryptographic Technology, Network Security Instruct in class.
Class 3 Overvie of IT Policy and Reseerach in Japan Instruct in class.
Class 4 Overview of Standardization Policy in the ICT Field Instruct in class.
Class 5 Authentication and Smart Card Instruct in class.
Class 6 Information Systems Development and Third-Party Evaluation Instruct in class.
Class 7 Cyber Security Instruct in class.
Class 8 Case Study of the Cyber Security Instruct in class.
Class 9 Ethics of Information Systems Professionals Instruct in class.
Class 10 Self Improvement of Information Systems Professionals Instruct in class.
Class 11 Government Procurement Instruct in class.
Class 12 BPMN Instruct in class.
Class 13 Government Information System Instruct in class.
Class 14 My Number Act in Japan Instruct in class.
Class 15 Information Sysytems of the Medical Field Instruct in class.


None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

All materials used in class can be found on OCW-i.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed on their understanding of the medical information systems, the current situation and the present issues of healthcare IT.
Students’ course scores are based on class reports (50%) and final report (50%).

Related courses

  • ICT.H404 : Medical Informatics

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

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