DATA NETWORK SECURITY

CSE5DNS

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides an overview of security attacks on system and network services and discusses different security mechanisms. The main focus of the subject is cryptography and its application in systems, networks and web security. You will learn about cryptographic algorithms and protocols, and the underlying network security applications. Intrusion detection systems and firewalls will be explored and you will learn how to use the cryptographic algorithms and security protocols that provide network and internet security.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKhoa Phan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed CSE5NEF or CSE5NSF and must be admitted into SMCYC or SMCYL or SMCYB or obtain subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsCSE5NSW

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse systems and networks to identify security flaws, vulnerabilities and design access control mechanisms.
02. Analyse and apply cryptographic algorithms and their underlying mathematical structures.
03. Critically review important security tools and applications.
04. Identify and investigate ethical and social considerations relevant to information privacy and security issues.
05. Critically review and analyse the current security protocols

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSomnath Ghosh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

In class weekly workshop assessment (1000 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One final 2-hour exam (2500 words equivalent)To pass the subject, students must pass the exam.

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Mid-term problem-solving test (1000 words equivalent)Duration: 60 minutes.To be conducted in week 7 or 8.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKhoa Phan

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h computer laboratory per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

In class weekly workshop assessment (1000 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One final 2-hour exam (2500 words equivalent)To pass the subject, students must pass the exam.

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Mid-term problem-solving test (1000 words equivalent)Duration: 60 minutes.To be conducted in week 7 or 8.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3