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M. Tech Computer Science: Specialization in Data Security.

TIST is one among the best Colleges in Kerala to introduce M. Tech program in Computer Science with Specialization in Data Security in to its curriculum – in the year 2009 -  TIST continues its commitment to providing students with state-of-the-art departmental laboratories, library with digital facilities and an erudite, experienced faculty.  The course has an integrated curriculum imparting in-depth knowledge on the methods, algorithms and tools of data and network security.  It is efficacious to computer and communication Engineers who are interested in embedding security to foray further in to information system or network wherein integrity, confidentiality and authentication to confidentiality, documents and communication parties will be ensured.


In today’s high profile technology environment, where organizations depend more on information systems, it is very critical to protect sensitive information from unauthorized access and to prevent data loss or misuse. With the advent of cloud computing and mobile computing, data is distributed in the network and the importance of data security is gaining great importance. The course offers you an opportunity to attend network/data security workshops so that you can gain hands on experience in security implementations.


This course also offers extensive open academic research into cryptography – key management protocols, secret-key cryptosystems, public-key cryptosystems, digital signatures, firewalls and network security systems. Research interests include the design of cryptographic algorithms, analysis of cryptographic algorithms, cyber forensics, design of cryptographic protocols and hardware/software implementations.


The Department has well equipped and centrally air conditioned laboratories with uninterrupted power supply. The M. Tech programme has got two labs with 60+ high end computers, one for programming sessions and the other for project development. All software required for PG projects and Network Security is available in these labs. The computing resources are inter-connected with high speed internet connectivity.


Core Subjects

  • Cryptography and Network Security
  • Computer Networking
  • Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science
  • Number Theory and Cryptography
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems Control and Audit
  • Parallel Computer Architecture
  • Data Compression
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining


This is a four semester PG Programme based on CUSAT syllabus. The sanctioned student in take strength is 24.


Eligibility for admission

i) B. Tech or equivalent degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or MCA with First class (60%) from any recognized University or institution.  AMIE /AMIETE Diploma holders will also be considered for admission.


ii)A valid GATE score.

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