Information System Security 0613435

Location : CS Lab 3 ( IT Second Floor)

Time :  [ 1:00pm-2:00pm ] Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Text Book :   Michael E. Whitman and Herbert J. Mattord, Principles of Information Security, 4th Edition. Course Technology, Cengage Learning, 2012, ISBN-10 1111138230

Recommended Readings :

Course Description:

This course provides the foundation for understanding the key issues associated with protecting information assets, determining the levels of protection and response to security incidents, and designing a consistent, reasonable information security system, with appropriate intrusion detection and reporting features. The purpose of the course is to provide the student with an overview of the field of information security and assurance. Students will be exposed to the spectrum of security activities, methods, methodologies, and procedures. Coverage will include inspection and protection of information assets, detection of and reaction to threats to information assets, and examination of pre- and post-incident procedures, technical and managerial responses, and an overview of the information security planning and staffing functions.


Book Slides and Material

Information System Security Syllabus 




Security Mindset

Software Security

Access Control

Operating Systems Security


Mandatory Access Control

Cybersecurity Management











Code to work on

1- buffer overflow attack: download the following C++ code and try to login without using the correct password













Recommended websites for Information Security

Wikipedia: Information Security 

Information Security Magazine


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