Course Name: 

Information Assurance and Security (IT352)


B.Tech (IT)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Cryptography, private and public key encryption, uses of encryption; Network Security: threats, controls –encryption, authentication, network security tools (firewalls, intrusion detection); Program security: non-malicious program errors such as buffer overflow, viruses, other malicious code, targeted malicious code, controls against program threats; Protection in operating systems: protected objects, methods of protection, access control, authentication; Web Security; Data security and privacy; Forensics and Incident response; Security Policies and Procedures.


William Stallings, Network Security Essentials, 4/e, Pearson Education, 2008
Atul Kahate, Cryptography & Network Security, McGraw Hill, 2004
Yi Qian et al, Information Assurance–Dependability & Security in Networked Systems, Morgan Kaufmann, 2008.
N. Nedjah, A. Abraham et al, Computational Intelligence in Information assurance and security, Springer 2007.


Information Technology

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Jaidhar C D

Head of the Department,
Department of Information Technology,
National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
SurathkalP. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Ph.:    +91-824-2474056
Email:  hodit[AT]nitk[DOT]edu[DOT]in


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