Secure Remote Access Networks

TNE30012 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 hrs

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

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

29 Jul 24 - 27 Oct 24

3 Dec 24

Last self enrolment:
11 Aug 24

31 Aug 24

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Sep 24

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

4 Nov 24 - 9 Feb 25

4 Mar 25

Last self enrolment:
17 Nov 24

29 Nov 24

Last withdraw without fail:
27 Dec 24



Aims and objectives

This unit is designed to teach students to develop an in-depth understanding of network security principles as well as the tools and configurations available. The unit provides a theoretically rich, hands-on introduction to network security, in a logical sequence driven by technologies.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Secure network device access
2. Implement AAA on network devices
3. Implement secure network management and reporting
4. Mitigate common layer 2 attacks
5. Implement firewall and Intrusion Protection Systems
6. Implement site to site IPSec VPNs
7. Administer effective security policies

Courses with unit

A unit of study in the Bachelor of Engineering (Telecommunication and Network Engineering) and .