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.
· Cyber Security Consultant/Expert/Specialist
- Security Administrator
- Security Engineer
- Sales and Product Engineer
- Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 CCNA)
- CCNA Security (Implementing Cisco Network Security 210-260 IINS)
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|
|1||ITSY301||Introduction to Cryptography||None||MR||3||2||2||4|
|2||ITSY302||Network Security Assessment||ITSY201||MR||3||2||2||4|
|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||Summer|
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|