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SIT735 - Communications Network Security

Unit details


2017 unit information

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

Morshed Chowdhury





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

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


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.


Online quiz 10%, online discussion 10%, report and presentation 20%, examination 60%

Unit Fee Information

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