050-0036/01 – Critical Infrastructure Protection (OKI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Civil ProtectionCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. David Řehák, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. David Řehák, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FLY0006 Ing. Lucie Flynnová
REH0032 doc. Ing. David Řehák, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 28+28
Part-time Credit and Examination 14+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students are able to recognize relationships and relationships in critical infrastructure systems. They are guided by the principles of security assessment of the elements and the system of critical infrastructure elements. Can apply risk management and crisis management procedures to the Critical Infrastructure Protection Process.

Teaching methods



The subject deepens knowledge in the area of critical infrastructure protection. Demands of legal environment are presented with links to the status and tasks of public administration, legal entities and physical entities – entrepreneurs, during critical infrastructure protection. Basic procedures for implementing the risk management and crisis management during the proposal of critical infrastructure protection measures are explained in the subject. Students gain an overview of the ways of critical infrastructure protection in particular EU and NATO countries.

Compulsory literature:

1. ŘEHÁK, David, HROMADA, Martin, ŠENOVSKÝ, Pavel. Critical Infrastructure Resilience: Theory, Principles, Methods. 1st edit. Ostrava: Association of Fire and Safety Engineering, 2019. 107 p. ISBN 978-80-7385-224-5. 2. HROMADA, M. et al. System and Method of Assessing Critical Infrastructure Resilience. 1st edit. Ostrava: Association of Fire and Safety Engineering, 2013. 177 p. ISBN 978-80-7385-140-8.

Recommended literature:

1. VIDRIKOVÁ, D., BOC, K., DVOŘÁK, Z., ŘEHÁK, D. Critical Infrastructure and Integrated Protection. 1st edit. Ostrava, Czech Republic: Association of Fire and Safety Engineering, 2017. 205 p. ISBN 978-80-7385-190-3. 2. ŘEHÁK, D., CÍGLER, J., NĚMEC, P., HADÁČEK, L. Critical infrastructure in the energy sector: identification, assessment and protection. 1st edit. Ostrava: Association of Fire and Safety Engineering, 2013. 79 p. ISBN 978-80-7385-126-2. 3. RINALDI, S.M., PEERENBOOM, J.P., KELLY, T.K. Identifying, Understanding and Analyzing Critical Infrastructure Dependencies. IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 21(6), 2001, 11-25. DOI: 10.1109/37.969131 4. ŘEHÁK, David, ŠENOVSKÝ, Pavel, HROMADA, Martin, PIDHANIUK, Lukáš, DVOŘÁK, Zdeněk, LOVEČEK, Tomáš, RISTVEJ, Jozef, LEITNER, Bohuš, SVENTEKOVÁ, Eva, MARIŠ, Ladislav. Critical Infrastructure Elements Resilience Assessment (CIERA). [Certified methodology]. 1st edit. Ostrava: VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, 2018. 90 p. ISBN 978-80-248-4164-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

prezentace semestrálního projektu, písemná zkouška


Other requirements

There are not defined next requirements to student.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to Critical Infrastructure Protection 2. European Critical Infrastructure 3. The Czech Republic's Comprehensive Strategy on Critical Infrastructure Issues and the National Critical Infrastructure Protection Program 4. Legislation on Critical Infrastructure Protection 5. Determining Critical Infrastructure Elements 6. Risk management in critical infrastructure protection 7. Security protection of critical infrastructure objects 8. Crisis preparedness plan for critical infrastructure entities 9. Impact of critical infrastructure failure and failure 10. Critical infrastructure resilience and its assessment 11. Critical power infrastructure

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 45  20
        Examination Examination 55  31
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Compulsory attendance at min. 70%.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (N1032A020001) Safety and Security Planning OO K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N1032A020001) Safety and Security Planning OO P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N1032A020001) Safety and Security Planning OO P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N1032A020001) Safety and Security Planning OO K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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