INFORMATION AND NETWORK SECURITY SYLLABUS

INFORMATION AND NETWORK SECURITY
SYLLABUS:-
    1.  Introduction
    What is Information Security? Security Goals.

    2.  Cryptography
    Crypto Basic, Classic Cryptography, Symmetric Key Cryptography: Stream Ciphers, A5/1,
    RC4, Block Ciphers, Feistel Cipher, DES, Triple DES, AES, Public Key Cryptography:
    Kanpsack, RSA, Defiie-Hellman, use of public key crypto- Signature and Non-repudiation,
    Confidentiality and Non-repudiation, Public Key Infrastructure, Hash Function: The Birthday
    Problem, MD5, SHA-1, Tiger Hash, Use of Hash Function.

    3.  Access control – Authentication and Authorization
    Authentication Methods, Passwords, Biometric, Single – sign on, Authentication Protocol,
    Kerberos, Access control Matrix, ACLs, Multiple level security model, Multilateral security,
    Covert channel, CAPTCHA.

    4.  Software Security
    Software Flaws, Buffer Overflow, Incomplete Mediation, Race conditions, Malware, Salami
    attack, Linearization Attacks, Trusting Software, Software reverse engineering, Digital Rights
    management, Operating System and Security

    5.  Network Security
    Network security basics, TCP/IP Model and Port No., Protocol flaws, Enterprise wide network
    Design and Vulnerabilities, Reconnaissance of network, Packet sniffing, Session Hijacking,
    ARP Spoofing, Web site and web server vulnerabilities, Denial of Service, SSL and IPSec
    protocol, Firewall. Intrusion Detection System, and Honey pots, Email Security.

    6.  Administered Security
    Planning, Risk Analysis, Organizational Policies, Physical Security

    Text Books
1.                               Mark Stamp, “Information security Principles and Practice” Wiley
2.                               Charles P. Pfleeger, “Security in Computing”, Pearson Education

References
       1.  Behrouz A. Forouzan, “Cryptography and Network Security”, Tata McGraw Hill
       2.  William Stalling, “Cryptography and Network Security”, Prentice Hall
       3.  Nina Godbole, “Information Systems Security”, Wiley
       4.  Matt Bishop, “Computer Security: Art and Science”, Pearson Education
       5.  Kaufman, Perlman, Speciner, “Network Security”
       6.  Mark Merkow, Jim Breithaupt, “IS Principles and Practices”, Person Education