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SECB425: Security Architectures and Mechanisms

Description:OM-AM framework. Security architectures and mechanisms; Security infrastructure; Reusable infrastructures; Public-key centric architectures; Consumer-oriented public-key infrastructure; Coupled and de-coupled authentication and authorization architectures; Multilevel security architectures. (Prerequisite: ITBP301)
Credit Hours.:3
Text Book: Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems Ross J. Anderson, Wiley Co
Coordinator: Ahmed Al Faresi
Topics Outline:
  1. Security architectures and mechanisms
  2. OM-AM framework
  3. Multilevel security systems
  4. Monitoring systems
  5. Nuclear command and control
  6. Biometrics
  7. Physical tamper resistance
  8. Emission security
  9. Telecom system security
  10. Electronic and information warfare
  11. Copyright and privacy protection
  1. Identify the basic concepts of system security architectures, their quality attributes, and their interactions
  2. Design a secure information system using the OM-AM framework
  3. Compare architectures of various information security systems.
  4. Identify security threats associated with information systems
  5. Select security countermeasures solutions
  6. Evaluate biometrics solutions
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Pre-requisiteITBP301: Security Principles and Practice
Co-requisite SECB433: Systems security Lab
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