Network Security and Resilience

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

Duration

  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 hours

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

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

Census:
31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22


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 for this Unit of Study
 
This Unit of Study will contribute to you attaining the following Swinburne Engineering Competencies:
  • Maths and IT as Tools: Proficiently uses relevant mathematics and computer and information science concepts as tools.
  • Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of the specific discipline within that context.
  • Engineering Methods: Applies engineering methods in practical applications.
  • Problem Solving: Systematically uses engineering methods in solving complex problems.
  • Design: Systematically uses engineering methods in design.
  • Communication: Demonstrates effective communication to professional and wider audiences.