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 in communications and networks.
Secure hardware, smartcards.
Trust, electronic and/vs. real relations.
E-commerce security, payment systems.
Role of standards and evaluation (criteria).
Risk assessment and analysis.
BISHOP, Matt. Computer security :art and science. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2003. xli, 1084. ISBN 0-201-44099-7. info
ANDERSON, Ross J. Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems. 2001. vyd. : John Wiley & Sons, 2001. ISBN 0-471-38922-6. info
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.