32548 Cybersecurity6cp; 1.5hpw (lecture), 1.5hpw (tutorial). Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
Requisite(s): 32524c LANS and Routing OR 49202c Communication Protocols
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.
a sound knowledge of computer systems and networking protocols
This subject consolidates the student's understanding of cyber 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 cyber attack techniques used in practice, and methods to defend against such attacks using industry standard tools and techniques. Topics include cyber 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.
Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus
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