Security and Protection of Computer Communication Systems and Networks

Објавено: October 23, 2019
  1.    Course Title Security and protection of computer communication systems and networks
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ07Л003
  3.    Study program KHIE, KTI
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester III/6, IV/8   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Danijela Efnusheva
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Introduction to the basic principles of security in computer-communication systems and networks, security of operating systems, applications and users. Upon completion of the course students will be able to work with security systems and design secure networks.

11.    Course Syllabus: Basic principles of security in computer-communication systems and networks. Principles of security in Windows operating system. Principles of security for Unix and Linux operating systems. Principles of security with web browsers and clients. Principles of security for web servers. Principles of email security. Principles of DNS security. Principles of security of servers.  Security of wireless networks. Basics of building a network architecture. Firewalls . Intrusion Detection Systems. Secret communication. Cryptography. Digital signatures. Hidden communication. water marks. Application of secret and encrypted communication. Email. Public keys. Virtual Private Networks. SSL. Intrusion Detection Systems. An overview of the most common attacks. Mechanisms for protection. Honeypots. Dealing with incidents. Security estimates. Testing. Evaluation.

12.    Learning methods:  Theoretical and practical (laboratory) classes
13.    Total number of course hours 2 + 2 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 30
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 45
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 15
16.2. Individual tasks 30
16.3. Homework and self-learning 60
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 10
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 40
17.3. Activity and participation 0
17.4. Final exam 50
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Practical (laboratory) exercises
20.  Forms of assessment Two partial exams during the semester with a duration of 120 minutes each or one final exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes. The laboratory exercises are also graded. The final grade includes points from the exam and the laboratory exercises.
It is not allowed to use books, scripts, manuscripts or notes of any kind during the exam, as well as a calculator, mobile phone, tablet or any other electronic device
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Evaluation of the curriculum using tests and quizzes
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 William Stallings Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice, 7th Ed. Pearson 2016
2 William Stallings Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards, 6th Ed. Pearson 2016
3 J.Kempf Wirelles Internet Security: Architectures and Protocols Cambridge Univ. Press. 2008
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 William Stallings, Lawrie Brown  Computer Security: Principles and Practice, 3rd Ed.  Pearson  2014
2  John R. Vacca  Computer and Information Security Handbook, 2nd Ed.  Morgan Kaufmann  2013
3  William (Chuck) Easttom II

Computer Security Fundamentals, 3rd Ed.

 Pearson IT Certification  2016