COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Information Security
Course Code: 
15CSE351
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Information Security' is a course offered in the B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Digital Signature and Authentication Schemes: Digital signature - Digital Signature Schemes and their Variants - Digital Signature Standards - Authentication: Overview - Requirements Protocols - Applications - Kerberos - X.509 Directory Services.

Unit 2

Electronic mail security: Email Architecture - PGP – Operational Descriptions - Key management - Trust Model - S/MIME.IP Security: Overview - Architecture - ESP, AH Protocols IPSec Modes – Security association - Key management.

Unit 3

Web Security: Requirements - Secure Sockets Layer – Objectives - Layers - SSL secure communication - Protocols - Transport Level Security. Secure Electronic Transaction - Entities DS Verification - SET processing.

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  • Stallings W, “Cryptography and Network Security”, Third Edition, Pearson Education Asia. Prentice Hall, 2000.
  • Forouzan B A, “Cryptography and Network Security”, Special Indian Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2007.