Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)|
This unit provides students with in depth coverage of a range of security problems in information systems, namely physical security, network security and software security. Within these areas, topics covered include risk analysis, authentication, access control, and a range of cryptographic techniques. It looks at various management issues, including use and abuse of encryption, distributed systems authentication, contingency planning, auditing, logging and integrity management. A range of security applications are used as examples.
At the completion of this unit students will:
Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%
2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs tutorials/wk
Introductory knowledge of computing at the undergraduate level is assumed.