2009 Acharya Nagarjuna University B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering Network security syllabus Question paper
NETWORK SECURITY CREDITS : 4
Overview: Services, Mechanisms & Attacks, The OSI security architecture, A model for Network Security.
Classical Encryption Techniques: Symmetric Cipher Model, Substitution Techniques, Transposition Techniques, Rotor
Block Ciphers & The data encryption Standard: DES, Differential and Linear Cryptanalysis, Block Cipher Modes of
Advanced Encryption Standard: Evaluation Criteria, AES Cipher.(11)
Contemporary Symmetric Ciphers: Triples DES, Blowfish, RC5, Characteristics of Advanced Symmetric Block Ciphers.
Introduction to Number Theory: Fermat's and Euler's Theorems.
Public Key Cryptography and RSA: Principles of Public Key Crypto Systems. RSA Algorithm (11)
Key Management: Deffie-Hellman Key Exchange, Elliptic Curve Arithmetic and Cryptography.
Message Authentication and Hash Functions: Authentication Requirements, Authentication Functions, Message
Authentication Codes, Hash Functions.
Hash Algorithms: MD5 Message Digest Algorithm, Secure Hash Algorithm. (11)
Digital Signatures & Authentication: Digital Signatures , Authentication Protocols, Digital Signature
Authentication Applications: Kerberos, X.509 Authentication Service.
Electronic Mail Security: Pretty Good Privacy, S/MIME.
IP Security, Web Security: Overview, Architecture, Authentication Header, Encapsulating Security Payload,
Combining Security Associations, Key Management, Secure Sockets Layer & Transport Layer Security.
Firewalls: Firewall Design Principles, Trusted Systems. (11)
William Stallings, "Cryptography and Network Security", 3rd Edition, LPE.
1) Kahate, "Cryptography and Network Security", PHI.
2) Charlie Kaufman, Radia Perlman, Mike Speciner, "Network Security" , 2nd Edition, LPE.
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