School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Network SecurityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300143.5


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Hon Cheung

Assumed Knowledge
Good understanding of the principles of information security, and computer networks and internets.

300094 Computer Networking Fundamentals OR 300565 Computer Networking OR 300946 Computer Networking (Advanced)

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Sydney City Session 2  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Antoinette Cevenini  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit is concerned with the protection of information transferred over computer networks. It includes discussion of techniques for securing data transported over local and wide area networks. At the conclusion of the unit students will have a good understanding of the practical aspects of securing a computer network against internal and external attacks.

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3639.3Bachelor of Information and Communications TechnologyCONTINUING
3639.4Bachelor of Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
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