Advanced Security

TNE80009 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to introduce you to the issues of security in modern networks.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Describe the threats to network security and their defences (K3)
2. Formulate an organisational security (S1, S2, A2)
3. Plan the implementation of a security using technologies such as firewalls, VPNs, Intrusion Detection Systems, and authentication systems (S1, S2, A2)
4. Conduct encryption of simple messages using public key and secret key techniques (K3)
5. Describe techniques used in dealing with Denial of Service Attacks (K3)
6. Describe the operation of the major security protocols (K3)
7. Describe the security issues relating to wireless technologies (K3)