ICT 6900: Information and Cyber Security

Schedule: Saturday 5 PM to 8 PM

Location: Room 629, ECE Building, BUET

Office Hour: Saturday 3 PM - 4 PM


Announcement

  • [10.12.16] Term paper title is due on 30.12.16. Submit through eLearning portal.
  • [10.12.16] Midterm 1 marks have been posted. Max = 19.
  • [15.11.16] All classes between 16.11.16 and 04.12.16 will be held in Room 706.
  • [12.11.16] Midterm Exam 1 will be held on 26.11.16 at 6:00 PM.
  • Course Synopsis

    This course introduces students to the concepts of information security: security principles, access control mechanisms, authentication schemes; operating system security: classic security models, common vulnerabilities, Linux and Windows security; cyber-attacks: examples, tools, and methodologies, network security: firewall, intrusion detection system; cyber defense techniques; cyber forensics: tools, mechanisms, challenges; cyber-ethics: cybercrimes, intellectual properties, privacy, etc. The course includes continuous assessment in the form of examinations, projects, and term paper.

    Reference Book

    • Nina Godbole, and Sunit Belapore. Cyber Security, Wiley, 2016.
    • William Stallings and Lawrie Brown. Computer Security: Principles and Practice, Pearson 2012
    • Roberta Bragg, Marl Phodes-Ousley, Keith Strassberg. Network Security: The Complete Reference, McGraw Hill, 2014

    Assessment

    • Midterm Exam 1: 20%
    • Midterm Exam 2: 20%
    • Term Paper: 20%
    • Final Exam: 40%

    Class Lectures

    All the lectures will be available at learning.iict.buet.ac.bd



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