2022 IT Society and Information Security

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Information and Communications Engineering
Ohyama Nagaaki  Iwamaru Yoshiaki  Mano Yuichi  Yachida Masuyoshi  Lee Joong Sun  Niwano Eikazu  Gotoh Yusuke 
Class Format
Lecture    (Face-to-face)
Media-enhanced courses
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue3-4(G221)  Fri3-4(G221)  
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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. 

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Information Society, Information Security Explain the difference between information and data and the importance of information society.
Class 2 Cryptographic Technology, Network Security Explain the encryption method used in the network field
Class 3 Overvie of IT Policy and Reseerach in Japan Understand how to formulate IT policies and explain R&D planning methods
Class 4 Overview of Standardization Policy in the ICT Field Explain the standardization procedure of information field
Class 5 Authentication and Smart Card Explain the authentication system using the IC card
Class 6 Information Systems Development and Third-Party Evaluation Explain the mechanism of third party evaluation of information system
Class 7 Cyber Security Explain the information security technology used in the life
Class 8 Case Study of the Cyber Security Explain how a security system is used in a specific system.
Class 9 Ethics of Information Systems Professionals Instruct in class.
Class 10 Self Improvement of Information Systems Professionals Explain the ethics necessary for information system experts
Class 11 Government Procurement Explain the mechanism of government procurement
Class 12 Government Information System Explain the procedure of building government information system
Class 13 My Number Act in Japan Explain the mechanism of the My Number system
Class 14 Information Sysytems of the Medical Field Explain the situation of informatization in the medical field

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


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 information systems, the current situation and the present issues of IT.
Students’ course scores are based on class reports, mini tests and final reports.

Related courses

  • ICT.H404 : Medical Informatics

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

No prerequisites.

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