Secure Remote Access Networks

TNE80011 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

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