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Course syllabus PIB_B - Principles of Information Security (FIIT - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies
Course unit code: PIB_B
Course unit title: Principles of Information Security
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
laboratory/construction practice1 hour weekly (on-site method)
project/semestral paper1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester: Information Security - bachelor (compulsory), 4. semester
Information Security (conversion programme with a foundation year) - bachelor (compulsory), 6. semester
Internet Technologies - bachelor (compulsory), 4. semester
Internet Technologies (conversion programme with a foundation year) - master (compulsory), 2. semester
Internet Technologies (conversion programme with a foundation year) - bachelor (compulsory), 6. semester
Informatics - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 4. semester
Informatics (conversion programme with a foundation year) - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 6. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
In frame of exercise student works out individual analytical project. The student works out and submits the project specification (maximum 4 points), presents two reports (15 minutes PowerPoint presentation) on the progress achieved (maximum 3 points for each report) and submits an analytical project (maximum 10 points). For successful completion of the exercise and admission to the exam, the student has to achieve at least 11 points.
The exam is written (test). The test results represent 60% of the final score.
Final student evaluation is the sum of evaluations for exercise and final test. If the student earns at least 92 points then is assessed by the A grade, if earns at least 83 points then is assessed by the B grade, if earns at least 74 points then is assessed by the C grade, if earns at least 65 points then is assessed by the D grade, if earns at least 56 points then is assessed by the E grade, if earns less than 56 points then is assessed by the FX (fail).
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
By completion this course the student will master concepts and principles of information security from management and technological point of view. Furthermore, the student acquires knowledge necessary for basic orientation in the field of information security in the design and operation of secure information systems.
Course contents:
1. Basics of information security, assets, threats, vulnerabilities and risks.
2. Management of information security.
3. Information system security risks analyse.
4. Security in system development life cycle.
5. Cryptography and its use for security implementation.
6. Public key infrastructure, certificates, digital signature.
7. Identification and authentication, login and password, password management, single sign-on, Kerberos.
8. Access control.
9. Security models, Bell-LaPadula, Biba and other models.
10. Security evaluation.
11. Program security, malware and covert channels.
12. Operational security.
Recommended or required reading:
MATTORD, H. -- WHITMAN, M. Principles of Information Security. Fourth Edition. New York: Course Technology. Cengage Learning, 2012. 647 p. ISBN 1-111-13821-4.

GIBSON, D. -- CHAPLE, M. -- STEWART, J. CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional. Study Guide. Sixth Edition. New York: SYBEX Inc., 2012. 717 p. ISBN 978-1-118-31417-3.
PFLEEGER, C P. -- PFLEEGER, S L. Security in Computing. New Jersey : Prentice Hall, 2007. 845 p. ISBN 0-13-239077-9.

Language of instruction: slovak and english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 654

4,6 %24,3 %35,6 %23,7 %7,6 %4,2 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Rudolf Grežo (examiner, instructor) - slovak
doc. Ing. Ladislav Hudec, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
Ing. Lukáš Mastiľak (examiner, instructor) - slovak
Ing. Peter Trúchly, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - slovak
Last modification: 21. 9. 2018
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Ladislav Hudec, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Ivan Kollár on 09/21/2018.

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