INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Information Technologies
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 364 Introduction to Network Security Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 5 2 + 2 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nejdet Dogru, Assist. Prof. Dr. A. Turan Özcerit, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
1. The main objective of this course is Understand the concept of network security theoretically and practically which will generally cover 3 parts: conventional encryption, public key encryption and hash function and network security itself. The first 2 parts will discuss the basic issues to be addressed by network security capability. The third part will discuss the practice of network security , practical applications that have been implemented and are in use to provide network security indepth knowledge.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Chapter 1 - Introduction
  2. Chapter 2 - Symmetric Encryption and Message Confidentiality
  3. Chapter 3 – Public-Key Cryptography and Message Authentication
  4. Chapter 4 – Key Distribution and User Authentication
  5. Chapter 5 - Electronic Mail Security
  6. Chapter 6 - Transport-Level Security
  7. Chapter 7- IP Security
  8. MIDTERM
  9. Chapter 8- Intruders
  10. Chapter 9- Malicious Software
  11. Chapter 10 – Firewalls
  12. PRESENTATION
  13. PRESENTATION
  14. FINAL

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz5
    Homework5
    Midterm Exam(s)30
    Presentation20
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Understand the concept of network security theoretically and practically which will generally cover 3 parts: conventional encryption, public key encryption and hash function and network security itself.
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • 1. Stallings, William, Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards Prentice Hall, 4th Edition, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
    • 2. Stallings, William, Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. 1999.
    • 3. Kaufman, Charlie, Radia Perlman, and Mike Speciner, Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. 1995.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)600
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination60
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0