Module 30195 (2019)
Module description - Security and Networks
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|Module Title||Security and Networks|
|School||School of Computer Science|
|Member of Staff||Eike Ritter David Oswald|
|Semester||Semester 2 - 20 credits|
Provided via Lectures and Guided independent study.
Contact hours: Total 200 hours, Lectures 33 hours, Guided independent study: 167 hours.
As computers are embedded in everyday life, protection against the criminal or unauthorized use of electronic data is essential and measures must be taken to achieve this. The module will introduce a range of topics in the theory and practice of computer security, including attacks, vulnerabilities and defences. Cloud and Web services will be used as a motivating example for the importance of security.
On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:
Assessments: 2hr Examination (80%) Continuous Assessment (20%) Reassessment: 2hr Examination (100%)