IT2042 INFORMATION SECURITY Syllabus - Anna University

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UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
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 9
Need for Security, Business Needs, Threats, Attacks, Legal, Ethical and Professional
Issues
UNIT III SECURITY ANALYSIS 9
Risk Management: Identifying and Assessing Risk, Assessing and Controlling Risk
UNIT IV LOGICAL DESIGN 9
Blueprint for Security, Information Security Poicy, Standards and Practices, ISO
17799/BS 7799, NIST Models, VISA International Security Model, Design of Security
Architecture, Planning for Continuity
UNIT V PHYSICAL DESIGN 9
Security Technology, IDS, Scanning and Analysis Tools, Cryptography, Access Control
Devices, Physical Security, Security and Personnel
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1. Michael E Whitman and Herbert J Mattord, “Principles of Information Security”, Vikas
Publishing House, New Delhi, 2003
REFERENCES:
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 McGraw-
Hill, 2003
3. Matt Bishop, “ Computer Security Art and Science”, Pearson/PHI, 2002.
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