University: Technical University of Košice
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Department: Department of Computers and Informatics
Course Number: 26001027 Course Name: Computer network security applications
Type, scope and method of learning activities:
Course Type: Lecture, Laboratory exercise
Recommended scope of the course content (in hours):
Full-time study (hours per week): 2,2
Part-time study (hours per semester): WT 26,26
Study Method:
Number of credits: 6
Recommended semester of study: WT
Recommended semester Study programme Study grade Study Method
3.rok WT Cybersecurity (KB_Bc_D_sk) Bachelor Attendance
Level of study:
Prerequisites: 26001026 - Security of computer networks
Course completion requirements:
Assessment and completion of the course: Credit test and examination
Continuous assessment: Student passes the continuous assessment and receives credits when he or she meets the requirement to obtain at least 21% out of 40%.
mid-term assessments on-line, 7 intermadiate assessments, 40% of the final evaluation
Final assessment: Student passes the final assessment and passes the examination when he or she meets the requirement to obtain at least 31% out of 60%.
10% final exam
50% verbal examination

Overall assessment: Overall assessment is the sum of the assessments obtained by students in the assessment period. The overall result is determined in accordance with the internal regulations of the Technical University in Košice. (Study Regulations, the internal regulation principles of doctoral studies)
Learning outcomes:
Student will get familiar with the communication protocols which are used on different layers of the ISO/OSI (TCP/IP) model with focus to security. Student will learn how to configure active LAN/WAN networking components (routers and switches). Basic security concepts in computer networks and the concept of virtual local area networks is a part of the course content. Course content is covering CCNA3 and CCNA4 courses of the Cisco Networking Academy Program. After the course competition, student is prepared for the CCNA (200-301) industry certification. Student is allowed to use on-line study materials within the LMS system (
Brief course content:
1. STP / EtherChannel protocol
2. Concepts of LAN security
3. Concept of WLAN wireless communication
4. Concept of the OSPF protocol within one area
5. Concept of network security / Issue of IPv4 access lists
6. NAT/PAT / WAN network address translation and virtual private networks + IPSec
7. Quality of Service (QoS)
8. Management, design and problem solving in networks
9. Virtualization / Automation
Recommended Reference Sources:
Networking Academy Program (NetAcad, Cisco).  LAN Switching and Wireless and Accessing the WAN,
Recommended optional program components:
Languages required for the course completion:
Course assessment:
Total number of students assessed: 63
  A B C D E FX  
  16% 22% 19% 22% 14% 6%  
doc. Ing. Martin Chovanec, PhD.
doc. Ing. Miroslav Michalko, PhD.
doc. Ing. František Jakab, PhD.
Last modified: 31.08.2023
Approved by: person(s) responsible for the study program