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.


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


Information Technology

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Department of Information Technology,
National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
SurathkalP. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
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Email:  hodit [at] nitk [dot] edu [dot] in

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