Anna University , Chennai
The following is the syllabus for IT2042 information security elective subject syllabus
IT2042 INFORMATION SECURITY
UNIT I INTRODUCTION
History, What is Information Security?, Critical Characteristics of Information, NSTISSC Security Model, Components of an Information System, Securing the Components, Balancing Security and Access, The SDLC, The Security SDLC.
UNIT II SECURITY INVESTIGATION
Need for Security, Business Needs, Threats, Attacks, Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues.
UNIT III SECURITY ANALYSIS
Risk Management: Identifying and Assessing Risk, Assessing and Controlling Risk.
UNIT IV LOGICAL DESIGN
Blueprint for Security, Information Security Policy, Standards and Practices, ISO 17799/BS 7799, NIST Models, VISA International Security Model, Design of Security Architecture, Planning for Continuity.
UNIT V PHYSICAL DESIGN
Security Technology, IDS, Scanning and Analysis Tools, Cryptography, Access Control Devices, Physical Security, Security and Personnel.
1. Michael E Whitman and Herbert J Mattord, “Principles of Information
Security”, Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi, 2003.
1. Micki Krause, Harold F. Tipton, “ Handbook of Information Security
Management”, Vol 1-3 CRC Press LLC, 2004.
2. Stuart Mc Clure, Joel Scrambray, George Kurtz, “Hacking Exposed”, Tata
3. Matt Bishop, “ Computer Security Art and Science”, Pearson/PHI, 2002.