INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Information Technologies
2015-2016

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 + 2 125 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Jasmin Azemović, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jasmin Azemovic Nuh Aydin, Prof. Dr.
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This course provides understanding of the conventional encryption, public key encryption and network security itself, basic issues addressed by network security capability and practical applications that have been implemented and are in use to provide network security.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The main objective of this course is to give to students understanding of the concept of network security theoretically and practically which will generally cover: conventional encryption, public key encryption and network security itself. Then, course will discuss access control, security protocols and tools for detecting attacks and defending from them. Finally, course will cover biometric security, human factor in security and crime and digital forensics.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to Security
  2. Cryptography (1)
  3. Cryptography (2)
  4. Cryptography (3)
  5. Access Control
  6. Security Protocols
  7. Software and Security
  8. Midterm Exam
  9. Network and System Security
  10. Network Attacks and Defends
  11. Biometry
  12. Human Factor in Security
  13. IT Crime and Digital Forensics
  14. Project Presentations
  15. Project Presentations

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework210
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Final Exam140
    +Project120
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Identify some of the factors driving the need for network security.
    • Describe computer and network security concepts.
    • Define confidentiality, integrity and availability.
    • Develop some general design decisions that should be made when constructing secure systems.
    • Develop basic application of information security concepts.
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Information Security Principles and Practices, Mark Stamp (2011), Wiley

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)15230
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)15230
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination11515
    Preparation for Final Examination12525
    Assignment / Homework/ Project12121
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 125
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5