COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Registrar Office, Principal Seat, Islamabad
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NOTIFICATION

Scheme of Studies of Master of Science in Cyber Security for Spring 2016

It is Hereby notified that the Academic Council in its 13th Meeting held on June 04, 2012 approved the following Scheme of studies of the Master of Science in Cyber Security, MS in Cyber Security with effect from at CIIT system.

1. Minimum Duration: 2 Years
2. Minimum No. of Semesters: 04
Course WorkMin No. of CoursesMin No. of Credit Hrs
1  Course Work
(Min No. of Courses) (Min No. of Credit Hrs)
1Core Courses 04 12
2Elective Courses 04 12
2  Total Credit Hours of course work
24
3  MS Thesis
1
06
Total No. of Credit Hours of the Program: 30

Note:

All Rules and Regulations approved by BASAR from time to time shall be applicable
    Credit Hours : 30


List of Core Courses:
 Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCo-requisite(s)Prerequisite(s)
1 CDC555 Information Theory and Information Management 3(3, 0)
2 CDC565 Topics in Cyber Security 3(3, 0)
3 CDC585 Topics in Digital Forensics 3(3, 0)
4 CDC675 Network and Systems Security 3(3, 0)



Elective Courses
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCo-requisite(s)Prerequisite(s)
1 CDC667 Security in Cloud Environment 3(3, 0)
2 CDC670 Network Security Management 3(3, 0)
3 CDC672 Security and Risk Management 3(3, 0)
4 CDC680 Ethical Hacking 3(3, 0)
5 CDC682 Security for E-Commerce Systems 3(3, 0)
6 CDC710 Cyber Crimes and Law 3(3, 0)
7 CDC720 Malware Detection and Analysis 3(3, 0)
8 CDC730 Network Penetration Testing and Countermeasures 3(3, 0)
9 CDC788 Security in Mobile and Wireless Networks 3(3, 0)
10 CDC810 Tools and Applications of Digital Forensics 3(3, 0)
11 CDC820 Advanced Cryptography 3(3, 0)
12 CDC830 Digital Content Analysis 3(3, 0)
13 CDC840 Public Safety and Critical Communications 3(3, 0)
14 CSC878 Special Topics in Computer Vision 3(3, 0)
Thesis
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCo-requisite(s)Prerequisite(s)
15 CDC800 Thesis 6(0, 6)