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 35 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 36/35, only registered: 8/35, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 5/35
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Graguate of this course shall be able to:
understand advanced concepts in designing, developing, managing and analyzing security systems;
review inter-dependencies between system components and point out major vulnerabilities;
design security mechanisms;
reflect requirements and demands that have to be addressed when solving problems and security issues in common computer systems;
create both written project report and (oral) presentation of the project;
argue for their solution or analysis in the ways implied above.
This advanced-level course reviews selected topics in IT security in a greater depth. Students are expected to work on several assignments and a term project.
This course is given in English. Assignments and the term project are to be handed in also in English, yet final exam answers are accepted in both Czech and English. Topics include issues related to the following areas:
Applications of cryptographic mechanisms, namely of public key techniques. Key management and protocols.
Security policies. Risk assessment and analysis. Role of standards and evaluation (criteria).
Authentication, namely issues of biometric authentication.
Security in communications and networks.
Secure hardware, smartcards.
Trust, electronic and/vs. real relations.
Security of critical infrastructures.
ANDERSON, Ross. Security engineering : a guide to building dependable distributed systems. 2nd ed. Indianapolis: Wiley Publishing, 2008. xl, 1040. ISBN 9780470068526. info
BISHOP, Matt. Computer security :art and science. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2003. xli, 1084. ISBN 0-201-44099-7. info
Lectures, assignments (home work), independent project work including the project presentation and written report.
Written exam (closed book) 40%, term project 30% and
assignments throughout the term also 30%. Course and
assignments are given in English.
Assignments are to be handed in also in English, yet final exam
answers and term project are accepted in both Czech and English.