School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Systems and Network SecurityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300696.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Basic knowledge of networked and computer systems. Basic understanding of cryptography.

Equivalent Units
300253 - Distributed Systems and Network Security

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

About this Unit
This unit is concerned with the protection of information in computing systems and when transferred over networks. It addresses techniques for securing networking applications and their security arrangements. Students gain an understanding of the fundamentals of the provision of security in networks and systems, as well as an appreciation of some of the problems that arise in devising practical security solutions.

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