University: Technical University of Košice
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Department: Department of Computers and Informatics
Course Number: 26000650 Course Name: Information and Communication Security
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: Attendance
Number of credits: 6
Recommended semester of study: WT
Recommended semester Study programme Study grade Study Method
2.rok WT Informatics (INF_Ing_D_sk)
Computer Modelling (PM_Ing_D_sk)
Informatics (INF_Ing_D_en)
Level of study:
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%.
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%.
credit, exam
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 gets basic knowledge about methods and concepts of confidentiality, integrity and computer systems resources availability. Student gets knowledge to design secure information systems and auditing computer security.
Brief course content:
1. Computer System Security
2. Cryptography
3. OS Security
4. Security Models
5. Program Security
6. Threat Modeling
7. Network Security
8. Web Security
9. Database Security
10. Forensic Analyse
Recommended Reference Sources:
1. Charles P. Pfleeger. Security in Computing. Prentice Hall 2002
2. Dieter Gollmann. Computer Security. Wiley 1999
3. William Stallings, Cryptography and Network Security Principles and  Practices, Prentice Hall 2005.
Recommended optional program components:
Languages required for the course completion:
Course assessment:
Total number of students assessed: 1191
  A B C D E FX  
  4% 13% 25% 38% 17% 3%  
doc. Ing. Eva Chovancová, PhD.
doc. Ing. Anton Baláž, PhD.
doc. Ing. Branislav Sobota, PhD.
Last modified: 31.08.2023
Approved by: person(s) responsible for the study program