Cloud Security

Course Name: 

Cloud Security (IS851)


M.Tech (CSE-IS)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Introduction to cloud computing, Modular arithmetic background, concepts of security, how to assess security of a system, information theoretic security v/s computational security, Data security and storage in cloud, data dispersal techniques, High-availability and integrity layer for cloud storage, Encryption and key management in the cloud, Cloud forensics, Data location and availability, Data security tools and techniques for the cloud, Data distribution and information dispersal techniques Data encryption/decryption methodologies, Trustworthy cloud infrastructures, Cloud related regulatory and compliance issues.


1. Mather T., Kumaraswamy S. and Latif S, "Cloud Security and Privacy: An Enterprise Perspective on Risks and Compliance", O’Reilly Media.
2. Stallings W., "Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice", Fifth Edition, Prentice Hall.
3. Menezes A., Oorschot P., Vanstone S., "Handbook of Applied Cryptography", First Edition, CRC Press.


Computer Science and Engineering

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Dr. Manu Basavaraju
Head of the Department
Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
Hot line: +91-0824-2474053
Email: hodcse[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in


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