Department of

Information Security and Cryptography


With this course students can cover the following areas:

Introduction to security, Features of security systems, Threats and attacks on security, Computer system security, Network security, and Secure networks, Secure computer systems, Introduction to cryptography, Digital signatures, Program level security, OS security principles, exploitations, Security devices: Firewalls, IDS, IPS, etc., Secure designs, Client and server security, Secure applications, Secure Protocols, Kerberos, VPN, L2TP, PPTP, IPSec, SSL, HTTPS, Security standards, Information security models, Access control theories and techniques, Cryptography and related concepts, theories, standards, and methods, Key exchange, digital certificate systems and protocols, Application security, attacks, and counter measures.

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