ELE130 Network Security
Course description for academic year 2021/2022
Contents and structure
The course covers classic cryptography introduction, symmetric and asymmetric encryption, message confidentiality and authentications; network security applications: key distribution and management; user authentication; digital signature; network access control; transport-level security; IP security; wireless network security; malicious software.
The candidate can assess security threats/attacks in a given computer network.
The candidate can use various security methodologies to protect a network from threats/attacks.
The candidate understands information security from theories, can correctly analyze security issues and have problem-solving skills within this field.
Recommended previous knowledge
Basic network knowledge, or ELE 118 Networking Technology, or equivalent courses.
Lectures, laboratory, self-study.
Compulsory learning activities
6 approved laboratory assignments.
Valid mandatory assignments will be valid in the following 3 semesters.
4 hours written exam will be held on the digital exam system. Students must bring their PC. The software must be installed and tested before the exam day.
If fewer than 5 students are registered, oral exams may be given.
The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.
Examination support material
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