Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology


Subject Information
Subject Code CSCI262
Subject Name System Security
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CSIT111 and CSIT115 and CSIT127 and CSIT128
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment There 4 graded assignments to gauge and evaluate performance throughout the session. These assignments provide opportunity for students to implement security concepts and systems. This is in addition to the final examination. The laboratory sessions give opportunity for individual and collaborative work but marks are not awarded.
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in Tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments.

Subject Availability
Session SIM Session 2  (01-04-2017 to 08-06-2017)
Campus Singapore Institute of Management
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Guomin Yang
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 14-04-2017

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3 hrs lecture, 2 hr lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 2  (31-07-2017 to 03-12-2017)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Shanmuga Sundram
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Freeman
Vincent Loh
Instance Comment  
Census Date 25-08-2017

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Autumn  (17-09-2017 to 15-01-2018)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 25
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Halim Khelalfa
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Jun Shen
Instance Comment  
Census Date 11-10-2017

Subject Description
The subject covers some fundamental computer security technologies in the following aspects: (1) Operating system security such as physical security, file protections, system abuses, attacks and protections; (2) Database security including data integrity, data recover, data encryption/ decryption, access control, and authentication; (3) Mobile code security including malicious logic, host and mobile code protection, mobile agents' security. (4) Intrusion detection; (5) Security policies; (6) Security management and risk analysis.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Analyse risks and threats to computer systems.
2. Evaluate and manage the security in computer systems.
3. Understand models of security in Operating System and methods of providing protection.
4. Understand database security models; apply security mechanisms in database management systems.
5. Provide security for mobile code systems.


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