Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Data Communications, Computer Networks and Protocols (in English)

PDSe Acad. year 2018/2019 Summer semester 5 credits

Active network devices and their function. IP routing. Network security and detection of networking attacks. VoIP communication. Network management and monitoring. Internet of things. Virtualization.

Guarantor

Deputy Guarantor

Language of instruction

English

Completion

Examination (written+oral)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 12 hrs pc labs, 14 hrs projects

Assessment points

55 exam, 24 exercises, 21 projects

Department

Lecturer

News


This course is instructed in English, and it is intended for incoming Erasmus+ students, too.

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Understand principles of network communication and architecture of advanced network services. Be aware of security risks and get acquainted with tools for detection an mitigation of security incidents.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

Understanding communication principles in  computer networks.

Learning objectives

Understand basic principles of network communication. Security of network communication. Deep analysis of selected network traffic, detection of attacks. Network monitoring and troubleshooting.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Basics of computer networks, IP addressing, network services: WWW, DHCP, DNS. Principles of Internet. Basic Unix configuration.

Study literature

  • Kurose, J.F., Ross, K. W: Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet, Edition 7. Addison-Wesley, 2016.
  • Tanenbaum, Andrew S: Computer Networks, 5th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2010.
  • Santos, Omar, Stuppi, John: CCNA Security 210-260 Official Certification Guide. Cisco Press, 2015.

Fundamental literature

  • Kurose, J.F., Ross, K. W: Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet, Edition 7. Addison-Wesley, 2016.
  • Tanenbaum, Andrew S: Computer Networks, 5th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2010.
  • Santos, Omar, Stuppi, John: CCNA Security 210-260 Official Certification Guide. Cisco Press, 2015.
  • Van Megellen, J., Madsen, L., Smith, J.: Asterisk. The Future of Telephony, 2nd Edition. O'Reilly, 2007.

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction to IP networking. Basic configuration of network devices.
  2. Static and dynamic routing. Routing algorithms. Protocols RIP and OSPF.
  3. IPv6 networking and tunneling.
  4. Traffic Analysis.
  5. Secure communication.
  6. Network monitoring. NTP, syslog, SNMP and NetFlow.
  7. Data filtering, firewalls.
  8. Introduction to IP telephony.
  9. Advanced IP telephony.
  10. Privacy and anonymity on Internet.
  11. Internet of things.
  12. L2 network  security.
  13. Virtualization and clouds.

Progress assessment

Attendance on lectures and labs.  Submitting project in due dates.

Controlled instruction

Mid-term exam, laboratory practice and/or homework supported by project completion, and final exam are the monitored, and points earning an education. Mid-term exam and laboratory practice are without correction eventuality. The final exam has two additional correction eventualities. The minimal number of points that can be obtained from the final exam is 25. Otherwise, no points will be assigned to a student.

Exam prerequisites

Requirements for class accreditation are not defined.

Schedule

DayTypeWeeksRoomStartEndLect.grpGroupsInfo
Tueexam2019-05-07 O203 O205 08:0011:50Regular Exam
Tueexam2019-05-14 C228 08:0010:50Retake Exam
Tuelecturelectures O203 08:0010:50 1EIT 2EIT INTE MGME xx
Tueexam2019-06-04 C228 09:0012:50Retake Exam 2

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-MSC-2, field MGMe, 1st year of study, Compulsory
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