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Bachelor in Information Security Specialization


This program aims to produce highly competent and progressive graduates possessing up-to-date knowledge and technical skills, by offering an integrated and comprehensive curriculum of networking and information security to meet the requirements of the IT industry.


The program will enable the students to:

Substantially understand the underlying concepts pertaining to diverse areas of networking and information security.

Effectively apply their knowledge and skills to build, maintain and support the networking and security infrastructure of an organization.

Exhibit sound professional behavior by harnessing essential attitudes, qualities and skills sought by the employers.


After completing B-Tech in Information Security, the students would be able to:

Demonstrate broad understanding of fundamental areas of Information Technology, along with in-depth understanding and strong theoretical and practical background within the domains of computer networks and information security.

Comprehensively describe the terminology, inherent concepts, principles and practices pertaining to diverse areas of networking and information security.

Describe common vulnerabilities, threats and attacks launched by the intruders against information systems, along with appropriate countermeasures.

Effectively apply their knowledge along with technical skills, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to assess, design, implement, troubleshoot, manage and audit the networking and security infrastructure of an organization.

Identify appropriate networking and security technologies and techniques needed to meet the requirements of an organization.

Describe how to create policies and formulate baselines for IT infrastructure, in consistency with ethical, moral and legal requirements.

Write technical documents such as policies, specifications, designs and reports in appropriate formats.

Demonstrate adequate knowledge and skills in securing applications, common protocols and network services, operating systems, databases, wired and wireless networks and other information systems, and conducting network forensic investigations.

Demonstrate, the commitment to self-development through life-long learning, awareness of social responsibilities and various interpersonal skills including effective communication (both oral and in writing), teamwork and leadership.

Career Opportunities:

· Cyber Security Consultant/Expert/Specialist

  • Security Administrator
  • Security Engineer
  • Sales and Product Engineer

Industry Certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 CCNA)
  • CCNA Security (Implementing Cisco Network Security 210-260 IINS)

Course Structure

Information Technology Stream, Diploma Year 3

Name of the Specialization: Information Security

YEAR - 3
S# Code Course Name Prerequisite Type Credit Hr Theory Practical Total Hrs
Semester 1
1 ITSY301 Introduction to Cryptography None MR 3 2 2 4
2 ITSY302 Network Security Assessment ITSY201 MR 3 2 2 4
3 ITNT301 Scaling Networks ITNT201 MR 3 1 4 5
4   Major Elective 1   ME 3      
5 ENGL3100 Public Speaking ENGL2100 CR 3 3 0 3
Semester 2
6 ITSY303 Web Applications Security ITDB201 OR ITSY201 MR 3 2 2 4
7 ITSY304 Network Perimeter Security ITSY201 AND ITNT201 MR 3 2 2 4
8 ITNT403 Linux Administration I ITSE102 MR 3 1 4 5
9   Major Elective 2   ME 3      
10 MATH311 Probability and Statistics for Information Technology MATH1102 DR 3 2 2 4
11 ITSY305 Ethical Hacking ITSY302 MR 3 2 2 4
12 MATH2200 Discrete Structures MATH1200 DR 3 2 2 4
Total 36 Min/Max:

Advanced Diploma level for Information Security (Major Electives)

S# Code List of Electives Prerequisite Credit Hrs Theory Practical Contact Hrs
1 ITSE301 Mobile Application Development ITSE203 + ITIS103 3 1 4 5
2 ITNT309 Internet of Things Fundamentals ITSE203 3 2 2 4