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Course Detail

Course Name Security of Cyber Physical Systems
Course Code 18SN704
Program M. Tech. in Cyber Security Systems & Networks
Credits Amritapuri
Year Taught 2018


Course Syllabus

Theoretical foundations – Security and vulnerability of cyber-physical infrastructure networks, Game theory for infrastructure security, Analytical framework for cyber-physical networks, Security for wireless mobile networks – Jamming attacks, Mobile adhoc networks (MANET), Identity based attacks, Security of sensor networks – Distributed access control, Physical attacks, detection of compromised nodes, Platform security – Hardware: Hardware supply chain, hardware support, Languages: Compiler techniques, Static analysis, Cloud computing and data security – Protecting data in outsourcing scenarios, Mobile cloud computing, Event Monitoring and Situation Awareness – Distributed network and system monitoring, Sensor event analysis, Pervasive sensing and monitoring for situational awareness, Policy issues in security management – Managing and securing critical infrastructure, policies, access control and formal methods, Formal analysis of policy-based security configurations in enterprise networks, Security in Real-World Systems – Security and privacy in the Smart Grid, Automotive Information Technology, Mobile Health-Care (m-health) systems, Internet infrastructure, Emergency vehicular networks, VoIP Telecommunication Networks.

Text Books / References

  • Sajal Das, Krishna Kant, and Nan Zhang, “Handbook onSecuring Cyber-Physical CriticalInfrastructure – Foundations & Challenges”, Morgan Kaufmann, 2012.


“Security of Cyber Physical Systems” is an elective course offered in M. Tech. in Cyber Security Systems & Networks program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri.

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