CPE 562 - Information Security Techniques

2 Unit(s)


Introduction: Overview of computer security, attacks and services, control of hardware and software. Usage, Intruder, Viruses and Worms: Intrusion techniques. Non-technical attacks. Password protection and vulnerability. Intrusion detection. Nature of viruses. Malicious programs. Types of viruses. Antivirus approaches. Worm propagation and countermeasures: access control, intrusion detection and firewalls. Disaster Recovery: Documentation and backup system. Loss estimation. Developing a Secure Computer System: External Security Measures, Issue, Security Models. Firewalls (Gateways, Application, Cost and Effectiveness). Database Security: Security Requirements to Databases, Designing the Security, Methods of Protection, Security of Multilevel Database.