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41900 Fundamentals of Security

6cp; 3hpw, on campus
Requisite(s): (31268 Web Systems OR 48410 Introduction to ICT Engineering OR 41082 Introduction to Data Engineering) AND (48023 Programming Fundamentals OR 48430 Fundamentals of C Programming OR 31267 Programming Fundamentals OR 31465 Object-oriented Programming)
Recommended studies: Foundation Mathematics or equivalent

ICT Engineering program


Security is a major issue for enterprises, with breaches leaving them vulnerable to legal sanctions, financial loss or reduced customer confidence. This subject introduces students to modern security issues and technologies by considering various aspects, from security principles and policies, to network and system security, as well as intrusion detection and cyber security. Students learn and apply programming skills to implement secure communications while demonstrating professional practice in a group project.

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