Information System Security and Cryptography

Language of Instruction:Czech
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantor:Hanáček Petr, doc. Dr. Ing., DITS
Lecturer:Hanáček Petr, doc. Dr. Ing., DITS
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Intelligent Systems FIT BUT
Learning objectives:
  To acquaint with with the advanced concepts of information systems security. The Another area covered is applied cryptography, including classical cryptography and modern secret key and public key cryptography.
  Introduction, security standards, security management. Evaluation of security. Data transmission security, operating system and database security. Cryptographic algorithms and analysis, public key cryptography. Electronic commerce. Tamper resistant hardware.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  Basic knowledge of operating systems and computer networks.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Students will learn basic principles of secure information systems design and security analysis.
Syllabus of lectures:
  1. Introduction
  2. Security standardisation
  3. Security management
  4. Security evaluation and audit
  5. Selected security mechanisms
  6. Advance cryptographic algorithms
  7. Public key infrastructure (PKI)
  8. Electronic commerce
  9. Tamper resistant hardware
Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:
  1. Security analysis project
Fundamental literature:
  • Menezes, Van Oorschot, Vanstone: Handbook of Applied Cryptography,  CRC Press Series on Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications,   Hardcover, 816 pages, CRC Press, 1997.
Study literature:
  • Stallings, W.: Cryptography and Network Security, Prentice Hall, 1999, ISBN 0-13-869017-0
  • Savard, J. J. G.: A Cryptographic Compendium, 2000, dostupné na WWW
Controlled instruction:
  Project and presentation of selected article

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