M.Sc. IN SYSTEM SECURITY

MASTER OF SCIENCE (SYSTEM SECURITY)

OBJECTIVES

To equip students to meet the growing demand of security in IT industry by implementing security strategies to reduce risk & protect information. The programme focuses on

  • Software engineering
  • Amalgamation of core & professional knowledge in area of System Security

Students are best suited for System Security jobs like:

System Security Engineer, System Security Consultant and System Security Manager.

DURATION Two Years Full Time
INTAKE 30 students
RESERVATION
  1. Within the sanctioned intake:
    1. Scheduled Castes - 15%
    2. Scheduled Tribes - 7.5%
    3. Differently Abled - 3%
  2. Over and above the sanctioned intake:
    1. Kashmiri Migrants - 2 Seats
    2. International Students - 15%
ELIGIBILITY Graduate of any faculty of any statutory/recognized university with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates).

SELECTION   

PROCEDURE

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test Score, Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (GE-PIWAT)
MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION English
PROGRAMME PATTERN Semester Pattern - 4 Semesters
COURSES & SPECIALIZATION As per Annexure A
FEE
Indian Students  
Academic Fee p.a. Rs. 2,00,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 20,000
Total Rs. 2,20,000
International Students  
Academic Fee p.a. Rs 3,00,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 20,000
Total Rs. 3,20,000
ASSESSMENT All internal courses will have 100% component as internal evaluation at the institute level. All external courses will have 60% internal component and 40% component as external (University) examination.
STANDARD OF PASSING The assessment of the student for each examination is done, based on relative performance. Maximum Grade Point (GP) is 10 corresponding to O (Outstanding). For all courses, a student is required to pass both internal and external examination separately with a minimum Grade Point of 4 corresponding to Grade P. Students securing less than 40% absolute marks in each head of passing will be declared FAIL. The University awards a degree to the student who has achieved a minimum CGPA of 4 out of maximum of 10 CGPA for the programme
AWARD OF DEGREE Master of Science (System Security) M.Sc. (SS) will be awarded at the end of semester IV examination by taking into consideration the performance of all semester examinations after obtaining minimum 4.00 CGPA out of 10 CGPA.

 

Annexure A - Semester I

Course Code Course Name Category Credits Internal Marks External Marks Total Marks
T3338

Linux Essentials

C 2 60 40 100
T3337 Windows Essentials C 2 60 40 100
T3335 Network Essentials C 2 60 40 100
  Information Security Essentials C 2 60 40 100
  Introduction to Cloud Technology C 2 60 40 100
  Cyber Law C 2 60 40 100
  Introduction To RDBMS C 2 60 40 100
T3017 Python Programming C 3 90 60 150
  Fundamentals of Web Technologies C 3 90 60 150
  Secure Software Engineering C 3 90 60 150
T3097 Green IT C 1 50 - 50

Semester I Total Credits/Marks

    24 740 460 1200

Semester II

Course Code Course Name Category Credits Internal Marks External Marks Total Marks
  Linux Server Essentials C 3 90 60 150
  Windows Server Essentials C 3 90 60 150
T3336 Advanced Networks C 3 90 60 150
T3015 Network Programming C 3 90 60 150
  Web CMS C 3 90 60 150
  Linux-Shell Programming C 2 60 40 100
  Awk-Scripting C 2 60 40 100
  Dissertation C 2 100 - 100
T3022 Cryptography OPT1 3 90 60 150
T3279 Database Administration I OPT1 3 90 60 150
  Information Technology Infrastructure Library OPT2 2 60 40 100
  Asset Management OPT2 2 60 40 100
  Essentials of VulnerabilityAssessment and Penetration Testing OPT2 2 60 40 100
  Computer Forensic-Detection & Prevention of Frauds OPT2 2 60 40 100
  Integrated Disaster Management Program * C - - - Letter Credit
Semester II Total Credits/Marks     28 880 520 1400
* Integrated Disaster Management Program is mandatory for the award of degree.
Courses in Category "C" are compulsory for all the students.Students have to choose any one subject from OPT1 and any two subjects from OPT2.

Semester III

Course Code Course Name Category Credits Internal Marks External Marks Total Marks
T3343 Linux Security C 2 60 40 100
T3341 Windows Security C 2 60 40 100
  Infrastructure Security C 2 60 40 100
  Cloud Security C 3 90 60 150
  Embedded Systems Security C 2 60 40 100
  Storage Management and Security C 2 60 40 100
T3031 BCM DR and Crisis Response Management C 2 60 40 100
  IT Project Management C 2 60 40 100
  Foundations of Distributed Systems C 2 60 40 100
  Pilot Project C 2 100 - 100
T3278 Applied Cryptography OPT1 3 90 60 150
  Database Security & Performance Tuning OPT1 3 90 60 150
  System Audit OPT2 2 60 40 100
  IS Risk Analysis OPT2 2 60 40 100
  Advanced Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing OPT2 2 60 40 100
  Mobile and digital forensics OPT2 2 60 40 100
Semester III Total Credits/Marks     28 880 520 1400
Courses in Category "C" are compulsory for all the students. Students have to choose any one subject from OPT1 and any two subject from OPT2

Semester IV

Catalog Course Code Course Code Course Title Category Credits Internal Marks External Marks Total Marks
T3911 030142401 Industry Internship C 20 600 400 1000
    Total   20 600 400 1000

Summary

Semester Internal Credits External Credits Total Credits Total Marks
Semester I 1 23 24 1200
Semester II 2 26 28 1400
Semester III 2 26 28 1400
Semester IV - 20 20 1000
Total 5 95 100 5000

Note: The above programme structure is subject to change with respect to Symbiosis International University norms.