CSVTU B.E. VIII Semester Computer Science Engineering Cyber Crime and Laws Syllabus


Semester: VIII Branch: Computer Science & Engg.

Subject: Cyber Crime and Laws

Unit 1

Introduction to Cyber Law


Evolution of Computer Technology, emergence of Cyber space. Cyber

Jurisprudence, Jurisprudence and law, Doctrinal approach, Consensual approach, Real Approach,


Cyber Ethics, Cyber Jurisdiction, Hierarchy of courts, Civil and criminal jurisdictions, Cyberspace-


Web space, Web hosting and web Development agreement, Legal and Technological Significance of


domain Names, Internet as a tool for global access.


Unit 2 :

Information technology Act


Overview of IT Act, 2000, Amendments and Limitations of IT Act, Digital

Signatures, Cryptographic Algorithm, Public Cryptography, Private Cryptography, Electronic


Governance, Legal Recognition of Electronic Records, Legal Recognition of Digital Signature,


Certifying Authorities, Cyber Crime and Offences, Network Service Providers Liability, Cyber


Regulations Appellate Tribunal, Penalties and Adjudication.


Unit 3:

Cyber law and related Legislation


Patent Law, Trademark Law, Copyright, Software – Copyright or

Patented, Domain Names and Copyright disputes, Electronic Data Base and its Protection, IT Act and


Civil Procedure Code, IT Act and Criminal Procedural Code, Relevant Sections of Indian Evidence


Act, Relevant Sections of Bankers Book Evidence Act, Relevant Sections of Indian Penal Code,


Relevant Sections of Reserve Bank of India Act, Law Relating To Employees And Internet, Alternative


Dispute Resolution , Online Dispute Resolution (ODR).


Unit 4:

Electronic Business and legal issue


s: Evolution and development in E-commerce, paper vs paper

less contracts E-Commerce models- B2B, B2C,E security.


Unit 5 Application area :


business, taxation, electronic payments, supply chain, EDI, E-markets,

Emerging Trends


Text Book

1 Cyber Laws: Intellectual property & E Commerce, Security- Kumar K, dominant Publisher

2 Information Security policy &implementation Issues, NIIT, PHI

Reference books

1 Cyber CRIME notorious Aspects of the Humans & net Criminals activity in Cyber World

Barna Y Dayal D P Dominant Publisher

2 Cyber Crime Impact in the new millennium, Marine R.C. Auther press

3 Spam Attack, Cyber Stalking & abuse, Barna Y, Dayal D P Dominant publisher

4 Frauds & Financial criouses in Cyber space, Barna Y, Dayal D P , Dominant publisher

5 Information Security , NIIT: PHI

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