INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
3+2 Information Technology Master
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 532 Information Security Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 6 3 149 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Amar Sarić, Assist. Prof. Dr. Amar Sarić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

Information security is concerned with preventing unauthorized access to data computer security, but also communications security. This includes cryptography, software implementation and data administration.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The main goal of this course is to provide you with a background, foundation, and insight into information security. The primary objectives of the course will help you to:
• Understand the symmetric and public key cryptography
• Understand information security related concepts
• Be made aware of issues such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting and software vulnerabilities

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Cryptography
  2. Cryptography
  3. Cryptography
  4. Protocols
  5. Security on the Web
  6. Midterm
  7. Security on the Web
  8. Security on the Web
  9. Database Security
  10. Database Security
  11. Security of Software
  12. Security of Software
  13. Human Factor and Physical Access
  14. Review
  15. Final exam

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Presentation
    • Other:Term paper
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)25
    Term Paper30
    Attendance10
    Final Exam135
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Awareness of threats to information security
    • Being able to identify methods, tools and techniques for combating these threats
    • Understanding types of attacks and problems that occur when systems are not properly protected
    • Introduction to overall good information security practices
    • Introduction to issues related to access control
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • U. Nayak, U. Rao, ''The InfoSec Handbook - An Introduction to Information Security'', Apress, 2014

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)15345
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination12020
    Preparation for Final Examination13030
    Assignment / Homework/ Project14040
    Seminar / Presentation11010
    Total Workload: 149
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 6