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CP2414 - Network Security

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject introduces students to network security protocols and technologies. Students will gain knowledge of cryptography and authentication, and learn to ientify and defend against security threats. Students will gain experience in establishing and maintaining secure information and communication systems

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe symmetric and public-key cryptography systems;
  • Explain how cryptography and security protocols are used to establish authentication and confidentiality;
  • Identify the threats posed to information systems by malicious software and intruders;
  • Plan, implement and configure secure information and communication systems.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (30%) -
  • Participation > Class participation - (30%) -
Assumed
Knowledge:
Students in Bachelor level
Prerequisites: 12 credit points of CP subjects

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 09-Dec-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.