Skip to content | Change text size


Information and network security ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: J Kamaruzzaman

OS-HKG-CID 1-60 2005 (OCL)
Gippsland Second semester 2005 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2005 (OCL)
Hong Kong Second semester 2005 (OCL)
Malaysia Second semester 2005 (Day)
Singapore Second semester 2005 (OCL)
OS-HKG-CID T3-58 2005 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit will cover Information and Network Security techniques as well as fundamental security algorithms. Main topics will include the following: OSI security architecture, common information risks and requirements, operation of encryption techniques, digital signatures, authentication and non-repudiation, privacy and ethics issues, security configurations to PC based applications, design of information systems with security compliance and security standards and protocols. Access to the university's computer systems through an Internet service provider is compulsory for off-campus students.

Assessment: Two assignments 40%, Examination 60%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prerequisites: GCO1815

Prohibitions: CPE3001, CPE2007, CSE2500, CSE3206