Course: Application Security

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Course title Application Security
Course code UI/NK127
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • SOSÍK Petr, doc. Ing. Dr.
  • VAVREČKOVÁ Šárka, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The legal environment defining applications development, application security in Czech Republic and EU. 2. Development of web applications. 3. Web application firewall - why L7 security is as important as L4 firewall. 4. Web application firewall - DoS attacks protection on L7. 5. PCI Security standard framework.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture with a video analysis
Recommended literature
  • Sdělení ČNB o doporučení pro bezpečnost internetových plateb.
  • The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP).
  • The PCI Security Standards Council.
  • Doseděl, Tomáš. Počítačová bezpečnost a ochrana dat. Brno: Computer Press, 2004. ISBN 80-251-0106-1.
  • Jirovský, Václav. Kybernetická kriminalita: nejen o hackingu, crackingu, virech a trojských koních bez tajemství. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1561-2.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Applied Computer Science (1) Informatics courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Computer Science and Technology (1) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 3 Summer