NIT Goa syllabus
Computer Science Engineering
Discussion of known types of attacks on computer and networks, and techniques used by attackers
today. Firewall: Packet Filtering, Circuit-Level Gateways; Application-Level Gateways, Firewall
Configurations, Intrusion Control:- Detection; Anomaly-Based IDS Intrusion Recovery;
Vulnerability Scanners; Login, Audit, and Sniffers, Communication Security Network Access Layer;
– Internet Layer – Transport Layer; Application Layer – Message Security Risk Analysis, Policies,
Procedures and Enforcement. Special Topics : DOS Mitigation ,VPNs Special Topics: Viruses,
C. Kaufman, R. Perlman, M. Speciner, Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World
– Prentice Hall, 2002.
William Stallings, Network Security Essentials, 2/e, Pearson Education, 2003
Atul Kahate, Cryptography & Network Security, McGraw Hill, 2003.