Faculty of Information Technology
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Enterprise networks are highly complex infrastructures that demand correct management practices in planning, operations and security. Significant challenges arise from the scale of operations required as well as the increasingly common incidents of intrusion, sabotage, espionage or data theft, and vandalism. The unit will provide students with practical foundations in planning secure networks, policy-based operations and the implementation of security. Students will also be introduced to best practices in dealing with security breaches. Practical skills will be acquired through lab activities and case studies (projects).
At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Examination (2 hours) 30%; In-semester assessment: 70%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Additional requirements (all students):
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