The aim of the course is to familiarize students with current trends in the switched local networks and the key functions of routing protocols in IP networks. The second part of the course introduces students to concepts of ensuring the information security in the communication networks. An integral part of the course is also an explanation of the principles for ensuring the adequate quality of services in data networks and features of some file sharing application protocols. The course is aimed rather primarily practically then theoretically
Students have to successfully elaborate practical exercises and individual netowking project. The subject will be evaluated as 30 % laboratory exercises, 30 % individual project and 40 % theory examination.