2013/2014, Semester 1
School of Computing (Computer Science)
Modular Credits: 4
The objective of this module is to provide a broad understanding of computer security with some indepth discussions on selected topics in system and network security. This module covers the following topics: intrusion detection, DNS security, electronic mail security, authentication, access control, buffer overflow, memory and stack protection, selected topics in application security, for instance, web security, and well-known attacks.
(CS2105 Introduction to Computer Networks or EE3204 Computer Communications and Networks I) and (CS2106 Introduction to Operating Systems or CG2271 Realtime Operating Systems) and CS2107 Introduction to Information & System Security.
Workload Components : A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week