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IS493 Information Security

Time: 8-10 Sunday and Tuesday  

Location: Building 31, room 20A1

Instructor: Dr. Khaled Alghathbar

TA: Eng. Mourad Benchikh  benchikhm@ksu.edu.sa  

Phone: 467-8705

Fax: 467-5423

Email: kalghathbar AT  ksu.edu.sa

Group home page::http://groups.yahoo.com/group/IS493_1

Group email:: IS493_1@yahoogroups.com   

Announcement

1.       kindly, subscribe to our group email by sending a message to IS493_1-subscribe@yahoogroups.com including your full name and Student ID in Arabic.

3.      send a your name in Arabic AND nickname AND STUDENT ID for you to my personal email not to the yahoogroup (it meant to be private). 

 

      Deadline for subscription in the group is 29 Shawal

      Deadline for choosing a topic for the paper is 14 Dhu Alqedah

      Deadline for submitting the PAPER is 25 Muharam

 

 

 

 

Course Description:

                            

This course covers the following topics: Security policies, models, and mechanisms for secrecy, integrity, availability and usage.  Operating system models and mechanisms for mandatory and discretionary controls, RBAC, data models, concepts and mechanisms for software and database security, basic cryptography (public and private) and its applications, security in computer networks and distributed systems and control and prevention of viruses and other rogue programs. In addition, the basics of physical security, incidence response, disaster recovery, business continuity, and forensics.

 

Objective:

            Student will learn:           

 

·         A one mile breadth, and one inch deep about information security from theory to practice writing, using and thinking in information security 

·         Principles of Information Security.

·         How to research and writing short papers about some subject in Information Security.

·         How to use some Information Security tools. 

·         How to get prepared to achieve security certifications such as CISSP and Security+.  

Grading:

                        

Quizzes                                              10%

Assignments                                        15%

Essay                                               10%                

Mid-Term Exams                                25%

Final Exam                                          40%

Total                                                   100%

Textbook:

Required:        

Network Security: The Complete Reference

by Mark Rhodes-Ousley

ISBN: 0072226978

 

   

Recommended:

Security+ Guide to Networking Security Fundamentals, 3 edition (November 11, 2008)

                           Mark Ciampa
ISBN: 1428340661

 

 

Network Security Bible

by Eric Cole, Ronald L. Krutz, James Conley

ISBN: 0764573977  

 

 

 

Papers and product evaluation:

Each student has to one short paper (with presentation) on specific information security subjects or product. Sample

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Course Contents (Subject to change)

 

 

Date

Covers

Chapter

 Quiz in

Activity

1

16 شوال

Information Security Fundamentals

 

 

 

 

2

23 شوال

Information Security Fundamentals

 

 

 

      Deadline for subscription in the group is 29 Shawal

3

1 ذو القعدة

Information Security Fundamentals

 

 

 

4

8 ذو القعدة

Attackers and their Attacks

Malicious code

 

 Quiz #1

 

      Deadline for choosing a topic for the paper is 14 Dhu Alqedah

5

15 ذو القعدة

Attackers and their Attacks

Malicious code

6

22 ذو القعدة

Security Concepts

Authentication

Authorization

 

Class #2

 

7

29 ذو القعدة

Communication security

 

 

 

8

21 ذو الحجة

Email Security

Web Security

 

 

9

28 ذو الحجة

Wireless Security

Security Devices

Network and storage security

 

 

 Quiz #3

 

10

5 محرم

Mid-term exam

 

 

 

11

12 محرم

Hardening Systems

 

 

 

12

19 محرم

Cryptographic Algorithms

 

 

  

      Deadline for submitting the PAPER is 25 Muharam

13

26 محرم

How cryptography addresses security concepts

 

 

 Quiz #4

 

14

4 صفر

PKI
Physical security

 

 

15

11 صفر

الإعداد العام 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rules:

-          When sending email messages, start the Subject line with "IS493"

-          Other office hours are available with scheduling in advance by email

-          Homework is late if it is not submitted by the end of the due day

-          Late homework will be graded by on the base of 60% of the original grade

-          Homework submission is through email (preferred), or hand in class

-          Check website regularly for new rules, announcements and class slides.

-          Mid-term and quizzes can not be retaken again.

-        schedule, topics and due date are subject to change any time, however, any changes  will be posted on the site and sent through the course group email if it is considered urgent

 

 

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