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CP2414 - Network Security

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
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%) - Individual
  • Case study part 2 - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (30%) - Individual.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Students in Bachelor level
Prerequisites: CP1402 OR ADMISSION TO BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (20310) and 3 credit points of CP subjects

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
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, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Jun-2022
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, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 06-Oct-2022
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, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 10-Mar-2022
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, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 07-Apr-2022
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 Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 04-Aug-2022
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

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
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

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
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

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.