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32548 Cyber Security Essentials

6cp; 1hpw (lecture), 2hpw (tutorial)
Requisite(s): 32524 LANS and Routing
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Recommended studies:

A sound knowledge of computer systems and networking protocols.


Postgraduate

Description

This subject consolidates the student's understanding of network security by considering security principles, methodologies and technologies from a technical and management perspective used in practice. The subject allows students to learn about and discuss various network-based attack techniques used in practice, and methods to defend against such attacks using industry standard tools and techniques. Topics include network attacks and defenses, web security, firewalls, intrusion detection systems along with security services such as confidentiality, integrity, authentication (CIA) and technologies such as IPSec, SSL, PGP and S/MIME.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus


Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

Note: The requisite information presented in this subject description covers only academic requisites. Full details of all enforced rules, covering both academic and admission requisites, are available at access conditions and My Student Admin.