Course detail

IS/IT Security

FP-BbezPDAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course focuses on the following topics: information security and availability in IS, communication security, security strategy and security management.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will gain a basic knowledge of information security - possible security threats, security measures.
After completing the course students will be able to classify assets, analyse security risks in IS / IT and propose comprehensive solutions for their prevention, so as to create security company strategy and proposed safety management system of firm.


Computer literacy, knowledge of operating systems, computer networks, cryptography.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Doseděl, T. Počítačová bezpečnost a ochrana dat. Computer Press 2004, ISBN 80-251-0106-1 (CS)
Dostálek, L. a kol. Velký průvodce protokoly TCP/IP: Bezpečnost. Computer Press. ISBN 80-7226-849-X (CS)
Hanáček, P. a J. SAUDEK. Bezpečnost informačních systémů, ÚSIS, Praha, 2000, 127 s. ISBN 80-238-5400-3 (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course contains lectures that explain basic principles, problems and methodology of the discipline.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The course is concluded by a course-unit credit:
Conditions for passing a course-unit credit: Knowledge of taught topics and its practical application.
Students must pass a written test of 40 questions, must correctly answer at least 20 questions, according to ECTS classification.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The main objective of the course is to provide students with the necessary knowledge with respect to IS/IT security, to teach them how to apply the risk analysis as well as to design corporate safety strategy of firm.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at lessons is not checked. The course consists of lectures only, and the attendance at them is not compulsory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK Bachelor's

    branch BAK-EPM , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



20 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer