Module 06-29636 (2019)
|Ian Batten||Semester 2||10 credits|
The module introduces the threats and attacks which may be perpetrated on computer networks, and some of the mechanisms designed to address them. Some technology case studies are presented and evaluated.
On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:
- explain network vulnerabilities and attacks
- explain and evaluate security mechanisms designed to address such attacks
- design networking security solutions appropriate for a given application and situation
Students will need each of the following: (a) Networks (06-26951) (b) Operating Systems (06-26953), or Computer Systems & Architecture (06-19340) (c) C/C++ (06-26266), or strong knowledge of C
2hr/week lectures, 1hr/week tutorials and lab sessions
Assessments: 1.5 hr examination (80%), continuous assessment (20%).
Reassessment: 1.5 hr examination (100%).
Programmes containing this module
- BSc Artificial Intelligence & Computer Science 
- BSc Artificial Intelligence & Computer Science with an Industrial Year 
- BSc Artificial Intelligence & Computer Science with Study Abroad [452B]
- BSc Computer Science 
- BSc Computer Science with an Industrial Year 
- BSc Computer Science with Study Abroad 
- MEng Computer Science/Software Engineering 
- MEng Computer Science/Software Engineering with an Industrial Year 
- MSci Computer Science 
- MSci Computer Science with an Industrial Year 
- MSci Computer Science with Study Abroad