Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)|
This unit aims to provide students with an advanced knowledge of network security. Topics to be covered include the design and implementation of some important public key systems: RSA and Elliptic Curve algorithms; concepts of quantum cryptography; quantum computing and cryptography; wireless computing and cryptography; design, implementation and configuration of firewalls in depth; design, implementation and configuration of intrusion detection systems; prevention systems; advanced network security architectures; advanced wireless security: principle and practice; security in trusted-based computing environments; and quantum cryptography.
At the completion of this unit students will:
Assignments: 40%; Lab exercises and group assignments: 30%; Theoretical test: 30%
2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs laboratories/wk