PV017 Information Technology Security

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
JUDr. Pavel Loutocký, Ph.D., BA (Hons) (lecturer)
Mgr. Kamil Malinka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Tue 19. 9. to Tue 12. 12. each even Tuesday 8:00–9:50 D2
PV080 course should be passed before this course.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
At the end of the course, students should be able
design a simple information security policy,
undertake a simple risk assessment,
assess the adjusted level of information security guaranty,
justify security measures and controls and
explain information security issues to the management of an organisation.
Learning outcomes
Students completing this course will be able to fulfill the role of manager of information security for a small organization.
  • Concepts, definitions.
  • Anatomy of information security.
  • Standardization process and basics of relevant legislation.
  • Information security management in an organization.
  • Risk management.
  • Information security policy.
  • Information security management system, ISMS, ISMS project.
  • Selected aspects of audit and computer security evaluation.
    recommended literature
  • CALDER, Alan and Steve WATKINS. IT governance : a manager's guide to data security and ISO 27001 / ISO 27002. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Kogan Page, 2008. x, 372. ISBN 9780749452711. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written exam - midterm and final.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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