Course detail

Information System Security

FIT-BISAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course aims to the security goals, security functions, and security mechanisms. The content is: Introduction into information security, basic terms, threats, weak points, security measures, criteria for system security assessment, Common Criteria, data transmission security, operating system and database security, malicious software,  role of cryptography.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn basic principles of information systems security. They will learn also terminology, basic security goals, functions, and mechanisms.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Hanáček, P., Staudek, J.: Bezpečnost informačních systémů, ÚSIS, Praha, 2000, s. 127, ISBN80-238-5400-3
Stallings, W.: Cryptography and Network Security, Pearson India, 2018, ISBN 9789332585225
Savard, J. J. G.: A Cryptographic Compendium, 2000, dostupné na WWW

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

A mid-term exam evaluation and an evaluation of projects.
Exam prerequisites:
To obtain at least one point in each project.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The goal is to make students familiar with the basic concepts of information systems security.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MBI , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MPV , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGM , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MIS , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    branch MBS , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    branch MIN , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MMI , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MMM , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme MITAI Master's

    specialization NADE , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NBIO , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NGRI , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NNET , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NVIZ , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NCPS , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    specialization NSEC , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    specialization NEMB , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NHPC , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NIDE , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NISY , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NMAL , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NMAT , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NSEN , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    specialization NVER , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    specialization NSPE , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MSK , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme MITAI Master's

    specialization NISD , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  • Introduction
  • Threats, vulnerabilities
  • Security measures
  • Criteria for system security assessment
  • Common criteria (CC)
  • Security functions
  • Risk analysis
  • Data transmission security
  • Operating system security
  • Database security
  • Web security
  • Smart card applications
  • Role of cryptography

Project

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. A homework on security mechanisms.
  2. A homework on applied cryptography.

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