Study programmes / C-SE System engineering and informatics / Innovation Course for the IT Specialists
Course code:IPI
Course title in language of instruction:Inovace pro informatiky
Course title in Czech:Inovace pro informatiky
Course title in English:Innovation Course for the IT Specialists
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:SS 2019/2020 - FBE
Name of lecturer:RNDr. Tomáš Sochor, CSc. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:Final Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:The course enables to students the orientation in the current technologies used in computer networks. The contents of the course is updated every year to reflect the newest trends in information and communication technologies.
Course contents:
1.Advanced Network/Computing Systems Technologies (allowance 0/12)
a.IPv6: address notation, address structure, address types, EUI-64, static and dynamic configuration, NDP, IPv6 sockets, DNS, routing, tunneling. Implementation - OS Windows, Linux, Cisco IOS.
b.Server virtualization and data center: virtualization basics, data center components, SAN, networking, server and network redundancy and load balancing. Implementation - VMware vSphere.

2.Information security (allowance 14/2)
a.Principles and Basics of the Information Security (terminology, objectives of the information security, relationships and bindings).
b.Information Security in Enterprise Information Systems (Information Security Management System, ISMS design, building, performing, "Plan -- Do -- Check -- Act" cycle in ISMS, Information Security Policy, Risk Analysis and Risk Management in the enterprise IS).
c.Overview of the Information Security Standards and Recommendations (standards of the ISO 27K series, "Common Criteria" standards and other related laws and standards).
d.Overview of the Information Security Technologies (Network and computer security, Cryptography, Digital signatures, PKI, Penetration testing).

3.Bioinformatics (allowance 4/4)
a.Bioinformatics overview (history, objectives, methods.
b.DNA, RNA, amino acide sequencies.
c.Presenting basic algorithmic concepts.
d.Practicing query, retrieval and analysis of sequences and structure.

4.Advanced Web technologies (allowance 4/4)
a.HTML5 and PHP (new elements, new features).
b.CSS - responsive web design.
c.JavaScript -- new API.

5.Agile methods in SW development (allowance 4/4)
a.SW development in specific companies.
b.Priciple and implementation of "lean SOFTWARE development".
c.Agile Development Methods (advantages, disadvantages, practical demonstration).

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to make decisions
-ability to solve problems
-ability to work in international context
-ability to work independently
-work in team

Specific competences:
-The student is able to describe a virtualized computing environment and design a network infrastructure upgrade
-The student is able to describe and propose a system of management of information risk (ISMS) in an enterprise IS
-The student is able to describe the principles and objectives of the field of Bioinformatics and to apply it in a practice
-The student is able to design and create a Web document by using the new HTML5 elements
-The student is able to use the agile SW development methodology in a practice

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Assessment
1. Project 1 (max 18 pts., min. 12 pts.)
2. Project 2 (max 18 pts., min. 12 pts.)
3. Final written exam test focusing on practical skills (max 60 pts., min. 35 pts.)
Total score: max. 100 pts., min. 61 pts. A 100-91 b., B 90-83 b., C 82-75b., D 74-67b., E 66-61 b.,
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam42 h
     preparation for regular assessment30 h
     preparation for regular testing30 h
     elaboration and execution of projects10 h
Total168 h

Basic reading list
  • ŠTVERKA, V. -- STEINER, F. -- ŠEBESTA, V. Praktické zkušenosti z implementace systému managementu bezpečnosti informací podle ČSN BS 7799-2:2004 a komentované vydání ISO/IEC 27001:2005. Praha: XEROX CR, s.r.o., 2006. 70 p. ISBN 80-7283-204-2.
  • RAIS, K. -- SMEJKAL, V. Řízení rizik ve firmách a jiných organizacích . Praha: Grada Publishing, 2013. 488 p. ISBN 978-80-247-4644-9.
  • LOWE, S. Mastering VMware vSphere® 5. : Sybex, 2011. 768 p. ISBN 978-0-470-89080-6.
  • SATRAPA, P. Internetový protokol verze 6. (3. vyd.). Praha: CZ.NIC, 2011. 409 p. ISBN 978-80-904248-4-5.
Recommended reading list
  • Linux: praktická bezpečnost. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2003. 438 p. ISBN 80-247-0652-0.
  • PELTIER, T R. Information security risk analysis. Boca Raton: Auerbach, 2001. 281 p. ISBN 0-8493-0880-1.
  • Bezpečnost v LINUXU: prevence a odvracení napadení systému. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2003. 849 p. ISBN 80-7226-716-7.
  • WENSTROM, M. Zebezpečení sítí Cisco : autorizovaný samostudijní výukový kurz. 1st ed. Praha: Computer Press, 2003. 753 p. ISBN 80-7226-952-6.
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