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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%) - 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: 12 credit points of CP subjects

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Chao Chen
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, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Chao Chen
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, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 24-Jun-2021
Coordinator: Dr Chao Chen
Lecturer: Dr Kendal Newman.
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, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Dr Chao Chen
Lecturer: Dr Paul Darwen.
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 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Dr Chao Chen
Lecturer: Mr Jeyaseelan Thirunavukarasu.
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 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Lecturer: Dr Jusak Jusak.
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 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Dr Chao Chen.
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 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Chao Chen
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

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