Network Security and Cryptography previous year question paper 2022 | HNBGU MCA Third semester

Network Security and Cryptography

HNBGU MCA Previous Question Paper 2022

    1. Define "CIA triad" of security. Explain, how it ensures the security of information owned by an organization.

    2. Differentiate between "Cryptanalyst" and "Attacker" List and explain the various types of cryptanalytic attacks.

    1. What is a "Monoalphabetic cipher"? Explain the encryption and decryption algorithm of Playfair cipher.

    2. What is the difference between a "Stream cipher" and "Block cipher" ? Explain the Fiestal structure of a Block cipher.

    1. How are Sub Keys are generated in IDEA algorithm? Explain in details.

    2. What is "Key Distribution"? Explain the types of asymmetric key distribution.

    1. State "Euler's Theorem" and "Euler totient function". Calculate 3^503 mod 11 using Euler's theorem.

    2. State "Fermat's Theorem". Explain the steps involved in Primality testing.

    1. What is "Digital Signature"? Explain digital signature approch using Digital Signature Standard (DSS).

    2. How does a birthday attack on a hashing algorithm work? Explain.

    1. What is Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA)? With block diagram, explain how the Hash code is generated in SHA-512 Algorithm.

    2. Explain the working of round functions in MD5 algorithm. HOw the authentication and integrity of data is achieved using MD5 algorithm?

    1. Explain IP security architecture in detail. What are the services provided by IP security?

    2. How the authentication is achieved using handshake protocol in SSL? Explain?

    1. What is Secure Electronic Transaction (SET) ? How is SET implemented? Explain in details.

    2. Write short notes on the following:

      1. Intrusion Detection
      2. Metamorphic virus
      3. Firewall Basing
      4. DDos