Faculty of Information Technology
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|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2015 (Day)|
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Evening)
Network security is an important part of any computer network and essential knowledge for IT professionals. This unit provides fundamental network security for IT students and professionals. It covers wired and wireless communication and network security, security at different layers, computer system security, network services and applications security, basic defence systems, cryptography for network security, techniques for identifying system vulnerabilities and penetration testing.
At the successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
In-semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Additional requirements (all students):
See also Unit timetable information
((FIT9131 or FIT5131 or FIT9017) and (FIT9134 or FIT5134 or FIT9018) and (FIT9132 or FIT5132 or FIT9003 or FIT9019) and (FIT9135 or FIT5135 or FIT9020) and (FIT5136 or FIT4037) and (FIT9130 or FIT5130 or FIT9030)) or equivalent
Students are expected to have knowledge and experience with computer networking, Unix operating system, basic maths for cryptography and socket programming.