Course details

Projecting, Administration and Security

NSB Acad. year 2023/2024 Summer semester 5 credits

Current academic year

Introduction. Computer network attacks. Security policy and authentication, authorization, and accounting. Security in operating systems. IDS and IPS systems. Virtual private networks. Firewalls and traffic shaping. Operation and maintenance of computer networks. Operation and maintenance of applications, backups. Monitoring of network elements and workload of computer systems. Cabling systems. Server rooms. Marking.

Guarantor

Course coordinator

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit+Examination (written)

Time span

  • 26 hrs lectures
  • 12 hrs laboratories
  • 6 hrs projects

Assessment points

  • 70 pts final exam
  • 25 pts labs
  • 5 pts projects

Department

Lecturer

Instructor

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Students are able to move in projecting computer networks and in extended network services.

Learning objectives

To give the knowledge of computer networks projecting, extended services, administration and securing computer systems and networks.

Why is the course taught

The course presents practical approaches to management and administration of computer systems and computer networks. It prepares students for a role of network designers, network and security administrators.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic orientation in computer networks and operating systems.

Study literature

  • Sean Wilkins: Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCDA DESGN 640-864), 3rd Edition, Cisco Press, 2011
  • Evi Nemeth, Garth Snyder, Trent R. Hein, Ben Whaley, Dan Mackin: UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook (5th Edition), Addison-Wesley, 2017
  • Donald A. Tevault: Mastering Linux Security and Hardening: Secure your Linux server and protect it from intruders, malware attacks, and other external threats, Packt Publishing, 2018

Fundamental literature

  • Oppenheimer, P.: Top-Down Network Design, 2. vydání, Cisco Press, 2004, ISBN 1-58705-152-4
  • Wayne, L.: Cisco Networking Academy Program CCNP 1-4, Cisco Press, 2004-2005, ISBN 1-58713-135-8, 1-58713-145-5, 1-58713-143-9, 1-58713-141-2
  • Stallings, W.: Network Security Essentials, 3. vydání, Prentice Hall, 2007, ISBN 0-13-238033-1
  • Zwicky, E. D.: Building Internet Firewalls, 2. vydání, O'Reilly, 2000, ISBN 1-56592-871-7 

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction. Computer network attacks.
  2. Security policy and authentication, authorization, and accounting.
  3. Security in operating systems.
  4. IDS and IPS systems.
  5. Virtual private networks.
  6. Firewalls and traffic shaping.
  7. Operation and maintenance of computer networks.
  8. Operation and maintenance of applications, backups.
  9. Monitoring of network elements and workload of computer systems.
  10. Cabling systems.
  11. Server rooms.
  12. Marking.

Progress assessment

Students can obtain up to 30 points during semester (work in computer exercises, tests and presentation) and up to 70 points from the final exam.

Controlled instruction

The monitored teaching activities are presence in computer labs, tests in labs, presentation and final exam. The minimal number of points which has to be obtained from the final exam is 34. Otherwise, no points will be assigned to a student.

Exam prerequisites

At least 15 points earned during semester (work in computer exercises, tests and presentation).

Course inclusion in study plans

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