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 ISIT328
Subject Name Corporate Network Security
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CSIT115 and CSIT127 and 18cp @ 100 level CSIT
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Student seminars, Quizzes, Group project, Final exam
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
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
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - 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
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

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 lect & 2 hrs lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
William Tibben
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
William Tibben
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
The evolution of cloud and mobile computing has precipitated many changes in the ways organizations manage their security. This subject equips students with the knowledge and skills to address contemporary challenges in an organizationí security environment by referencing current techniques to foundational concepts in security theory and policy. These include: authentication and access protocols, network infrastructure security, intrusion detection and prevention, applications of cryptographic systems (such as Secure Socket Layer, Digital Signatures and VPN) and security policy development.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Identify the contemporary challenges in information security for organizations from a technical and management perspective.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of key concepts such as software related threats, authentication, securing network infrastructure now and into the future, common security technologies such as IPsec, SSL and VPN and security policy development.
3. Apply fundamental technical skills relating to securing corporate network infrastructure, such as firewall configuration, VPN configuration.
4. Assess the adequacy of security policies and being aware of industry accepted practices and professional standards.
5. Formulate an organisational security policy.

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