Department of Lifelong Learning & Extension/A.Y. 2020-21
Module 1: Pre-requisites in Information and Network Security

Module 1: Pre-requisites in Information and Network Security

Chapter 1: Overview of Networking Concepts Marks-3

Chapter 2: Information Security Concepts Marks-3

Chapter 3: Security Threats and Vulnerabilities Marks- 5

Chapter 4: Cryptography / Encryption Marks- 3

Syllabus: 

Module 1: Pre-requisites in Information and Network Security

Chapter 1: Overview of Networking Concepts

1. Basics of Communication Systems

2. Transmission Media

3. Topology and Types of Networks

4. TCP/IP Protocol Stacks

5. Wireless Networks

6. The Internet

Chapter 2: Information Security Concepts

1. Information Security Overview: Background and Current Scenario

2. Types of Attacks

3. Goals for Security

4. E-commerce Security

5. Computer Forensics

6. Steganography

Chapter 3: Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

1. Overview of Security threats

2. Weak / Strong Passwords and Password Cracking

3. Insecure Network connections

4. Malicious Code

5. Programming Bugs

6. Cyber crime and Cyber terrorism

7. Information Warfare and Surveillance

Chapter 4: Cryptography / Encryption

1. Introduction to Cryptography / Encryption

2. Digital Signatures

3. Public Key infrastructure

4. Applications of Cryptography

5. Tools and techniques of Cryptography