Network Security and Resilience

TNE30009 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 hours face to face + Blended

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

2023 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
6 Nov 23 - 11 Feb 24

Results:
5 Mar 24

Last self enrolment:
19 Nov 23

Census:
1 Dec 23

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Dec 23

More teaching periods
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
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 policy (S1, S2, A2)
3. Plan the implementation of a security policy 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)
 
Swinburne Engineering Competencies (A1-7, K1-6, S1-4): find out more about Engineering Skills and Competencies including the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies.