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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Pre-requisites

have successfully completed COMP1001 - Data Communications and Networks

Unit aim

Covers the basics of network security. The unit provides students with a theoretical knowledge of network security and practical skills to secure a computer network. Students will learn to analyse network vulnerabilities and threats to network security and develop appropriate protection measures to secure an enterprise network.
 

Unit content

1. Network security landscape and protection measure

2. Network vulnerability assessment tools

3. Layer-2 security

4. Layer-3 security

5. Layer 4-7 security

6. Monitoring and managing network security incidents

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 identify and analyse common threats to enterprise networks
2 apply standard network protection measures against common threats
3 demonstrate ability to perform network security checking using available tools
4 demonstrate ability to monitor and manage network security incidents

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify and analyse common threats to enterprise networks
  2. apply standard network protection measures against common threats
  3. demonstrate ability to perform network security checking using available tools
  4. demonstrate ability to monitor and manage network security incidents

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.