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SIT735 - Communications Network Security

Unit details

Year

2016 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SCC735
EFTSL value:0.125
Assumed Knowledge:Computer networks
Unit chair:

Morshed Chowdhury

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.

Content

SIT735 aims to provide students with theoretical knowledge and practical training in information security with application to communication networks. Students will explore concepts and issues pertaining to network security, and examine methods and technologies for securing communications network systems using network security standards. The unit enables students to develop knowledge and capability to assess threat models and vulnerabilities of communications networks and corresponding defence mechanisms.

Assessment

Online quiz 10%, technical report and presentation 30%, examination 60%

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