Secure Remote Access Networks

TNE80011 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak


  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours

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

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. Apply accepted network security methodologies to secure network device access
2. Implement secure network access by deploying AAA on network devices
3. Implement secure network management and reporting tools on networks
4. Identify and mitigate common layer 2 attacks
5. Design, configure, and deploy Intrusion Protection Systems and firewalls
6. Implement secure site to site communications using tunnels (IPSec VPNs)
7. Formulate and administer effective network security policies