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CS 745: Principles of Data and System Security

Access Control: Mandatory Access Control, Discrete Access Control, Principles of Least Privilege, Distributed Access Control , Role based Access, Attribute Based Access, Key Management, SPKI/SDSI
Concepts of Security: Confidentiality, Containment, isolation, Privacy, Anonymity, pseudo-anonymity etc., Policy specification, User authentication, Session management, multi-level security, multi-lateral security
Security Mechanisms: Protection, Confinement, Isolation, Virtual machines, Non-interference Dealing with legacy code, Sandboxes, Separability, Data caging
OS Security: Principles, Case studies of Operating Systems, secure OS like SELINUX
Run-Time Monitoring: Security Automata, Edit Automata, Shallow Automata,
Malware analysis and Counter measures: difficulties, approaches, defense against untrusted code
Security Models for Information Systems: Bell-LaPadula, Biba, Clark-Wilson, Lattice Model, Chinese Wall Model
Information Flow Models: Distributed Information Control, Secure OS based on IFC, Conference management systems like EasyChair, HotCrp
Language based security: Program analysis for Security, secure code practices and tools for secure code writing
Protocol Specification and Verification: Principles, Cryptographic protocols, protocol specification language characteristics.
Web security models, application security, Browser Security, Information flow browsers
Special Topics: Mobile phone security, Android Security, Cloud security, Security of Internet of Things (IoT)

Chapters from classic books like
Ross Anderson, Security Engineering, 2nd Edition, Wiley publishers, 2008
Morrie Gasser, Building a Secure Computer System,Von Nostrand Reinhold,1988
Matt Bishop, Computer Security Art and Science, Addison Wesley, 2003
Dorothy Denning, Cryptography and Data Security, Addison Wesley, 1982
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Duration : Full Semester Total Credit : 6
Type : Theory
Autumn Semester 2019-20

Status : Not Offered Instructor : ---
Spring Semester 2019-20

Status : Offered Instructor : Prof. R K. Shyamasundar

Last Modified Date: 15-Jul-2013


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