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 CSCI368
Subject Name Network Security
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CSCI361
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Three assignments are designed to provide opportunity for students to design, analyse and evaluate computer network security protocols. The final examination assesses knowledge and understanding gained in the subject.
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 1  (03-01-2017 to 09-03-2017)
Campus Singapore Institute of Management
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-01-2017

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 1  (06-03-2017 to 12-07-2017)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Mohamad Faizal
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Fuchun Guo
Mark Freeman
Vincent Loh
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2017

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 2 hrs Lecture + 1hr tutorial + 3hrs lab (usually wk3,6,9,12)
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Joseph Tonien
Tianbing Xia
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Joseph Tonien
Tianbing Xia
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
Mohamad Faizal
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Freeman
Tianbing Xia
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
Abdelghani Benharref
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Jun Shen
Instance Comment  
Census Date 11-10-2017

Subject Availability
Session SIM Session 4  (02-10-2017 to 30-11-2017)
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 13-10-2017

Subject Description
This subject provides a survey of network security technologies, and explores them in practice. This includes but is not limited to, network-based threats, security failure in cryptographic and network protocols, authentication servers, certificates and public-key infrastructures, security provisions in communication protocols and standards, electronic mail security, firewalls and intrusion detection systems.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Understand network vulnerabilities and network-based attacks.
2. Apply a range network security technologies such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems for securing networks.
3. Use appropriate security standards and network security tools to enhance security of a distributed system.
4. Evaluate, compare and recommend network security applications and systems.


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