FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

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ÇAĞ UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Code

Course Title

Credit

ECTS

MAT 421

Networks & Their Security

3 (3
-
0)

4

Prerequisites

None

Language of Instruction

English


Mode of Delivery

Face to face

Type and Level of Course

Compulsory/ 4.Year/ Fall
Semester

Lecturers

Name(s)

Lecture Hours

Office Hours

Contacts

Course Coordinator

Asst.Prof.Dr. M. Fatih AKAY

Fri. 13
-
16

N/A

mfakay@cu.edu.tr

Others





Course Objective

This cour
se provides an essential study of computer security issues and methods in
networking systems. The aim of the course is to introduce the student to the fundamentals
of cryptography and network security.


Learning Outcomes of the
Course


Students who have
completed the course successfully should
be able to

Relationship

Prog. Output

Net Effect

1

command on the concepts of data communications

8 &10

4 & 5

2

explain concepts related to applied cryptography, including
plaintext, ciphertext, symmetric cry
ptography, asymmetric
cryptography, and digital signatures.

3 & 10

5 & 5

3

outline the requirements and mechanisms for identification and
authentication.

3 & 10

5 & 5

4

explain the requirements of non
-
real time security (email
security) and ways to pro
vide privacy, source authentication,
message integrity, non
-
repudiation, proof of submission, proof of
delivery, message flow confidentiality, and anonymity.

3 & 10

5 & 5

Course Description: This course involves an intense examination of network security
defense techniques and
countermeasures with defense fundamentals explained in great detail. Topics include Introduction to the
Internet, Principles of Cryptography, Message Integrity and End
-
Point Authentication, Securing E
-
mail, TCP
Connections and Wirele
ss LANs.

Course Contents:( Weekly Lecture Plan )

Weeks

Topics

Preparation

Teaching Methods

1

What Is the Internet?

Textbook Ch.1

Lectures and Demonstration

2

Delay, Loss, and Throughput in Packet
-
Switched Networks

Textbook Ch.1

Lectures and Demonstrati
on

3

Protocol Layers and Their Service Models

Textbook Ch.1

Lectures and Demonstration

4

Networks Under Attack

Textbook Ch.1

Lectures and Demonstration

5

History of Computer Networking and the
Internet

Textbook Ch.1

Lectures and Demonstration

6

What Is

Network Security?

Textbook Ch.8

Lectures and Demonstration

7

Principles of Cryptography

Textbook Ch.8

Lectures and Demonstration

8

Symmetric Key Cryptography

Textbook Ch.8

Lectures and Demonstration

9

Public Key Encryption

Textbook Ch.8

Lectures and De
monstration

10

Message Integrity and End
-
Point
Authentication

Textbook Ch.8

Lectures and Demonstration

11

Securing E
-
mail and TCP Connections: SSL

Textbook Ch.8

Lectures and Demonstration

12

Network
-
Layer Security: IPsec and Virtual
Private Networks

Tex
tbook Ch.8

Lectures and Demonstration

13

Securing Wireless LANs

Textbook Ch.8

Lectures and Demonstration

14

Operational Security: Firewalls and Intrusion
Detection Systems

Textbook Ch.8

Lectures and Demonstration

REFERENCES

Textbook

Kurose, J.F., Ross,

K.W., Computer Networking, A Top
-
Down Approach Featuring
the Internet, Addison
-
Wesley, Fifth Edition, 2010


ASSESSMENT METHODS

Activities

Number

Effect

Notes

Midterm Exam

1

30%


Homework

4

10%

Total

Effect of The Activities


40%


Effect of The Final

Exam


60%



ECTS TABLE

Contents

Number

Hours

Total

Hours in Classroom (Face
-
to
-
face)

14

3

42

Hours out Classroom

14

3

42

Homeworks

4

1

4

Midterm Exam

1

12

12

Final Exam

1

18

18

Total

Total / 30

ECTS Credit

118

=118/30= 3.9



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