PV210 Cyber security in an organization

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
2/0/1. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
RNDr. Jan Vykopal, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Pavel Čeleda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Daniel Kouřil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Michal Procházka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Martin Laštovička (assistant)
RNDr. Stanislav Špaček (assistant)
RNDr. Valdemar Švábenský (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Eva Hladká, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: RNDr. Jan Vykopal, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Tue 16:00–17:50 D3
(( PV080 Prot. Data and Inf. Privacy ) && ( PB156 Computer Networks || PV183 Computer Networks Technology ) &&( PV004 UNIX ) )|| SOUHLAS
basic Linux experience at the level of PV004; recommended to concurrently enroll in PV017
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 60 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/60, only registered: 0/60, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/60
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The general objective of the course is the introduction of services of a computer security incident response team (CSIRT) in an organization. At the end of the course student should be able to: understand basic services of a CSIRT; use basic tools of a CSIRT;
  • Computer Security incident Response Team (CSIRT).
  • Basic services of a CSIRT.
  • Role of a CSIRT in an organization. Infrastructure of CSIRTs. Skills of a CSIRT employee.
  • Incident handling (incident taxonomy, processes, and best practices).
  • Penetration testing. Security awareness and education.
  • Introduction to network security and monitoring, legal issues.
  • Packet capture and analysis. Detection of operational issues and intrusions (PCAP, Wireshark).
  • Network flow acquisition, collection and analysis (NetFlow, IPFIX, NFDUMP).
  • Principles of network intrusion detection and prevention and their limits.
  • Introduction to digital forensic investigation.
  • Analysis of ongoing incident vs. post-mortem analysis.
  • Evidence collection and submission for police investigation.
  • M. J. West-Brown, et al. Handbook for Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs). No. CMU/SEI-2003-HB-002. Carnegie-Mellon University Pittsburgh, 2003. http://www.cert.org/archive/pdf/csirt-handbook.pdf
  • Scarfone, K. Mell, P.: Guide to Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS). Recommendations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2007.
Teaching methods
Lectures, 4 assignments (homework) during the semester.
Assessment methods
Assignments during the semester (30 %), written exam (70 %).
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2021.
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