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CS 745: Principles of Data and System Security
 
Description

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)
 
References

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
 
Home Page

www.cse.iitb.ac.in/~cs745
 
Prerequisites

N/A
 
Other Details

Duration : Full Semester Total Credit : 6
Type : Theory
 
Current Semester (Autumn 2017-18)

Status : Not Offered Instructor : ---
 
Next Semester (Spring 2017-18)

Status : Offered Instructor : Prof. R K. Shyamasundar




Last Modified Date: 09-May-2016

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