Course Information
COMP3327 Computer and Network Security

COMP3327 Computer and Network Security

2017-18
Instructor(s):Hui Lucas
(Class A) No. of credit(s):6
Recommended Learning Hours:
Lecture: 33.0
Tutorial: 6.0
Pre-requisite(s):COMP3230 or CSIS0230; and COMP3234 or CSIS0234
Co-requisite(s):  
Mutually exclusive with:ELEC4641
Remarks:

Course Learning Outcomes

1. [Security foundation]
Be able to understand the development of security, traditional encryption, security attacks and the fundamental security objectives
2. [Security requirement]
Understand the security objectives, attacks, and models, so is able to recognize the security requirements in real-life cases.
3. [Security solution]
Be able to understand the design and implementation issues of a real-life security solution.
Mapping from Course Learning Outcomes to Programme Learning Outcomes
 PLO aPLO bPLO cPLO dPLO ePLO fPLO gPLO hPLO iPLO j
CLO 1T,PT,PT,P
CLO 2T,PT,PT,P
CLO 3T,PT,PT,PT,PT,PT,PT,PT,PT,P

T - Teach, P - Practice
For BEng(CompSc) Programme Learning Outcomes, please refer to here.

Syllabus

Calendar Entry:
This course introduces the principles, mechanisms and implementation of computer security and data protection. Knowledge about the attack and defend are included. Topics include notion and terms of information security; introduction to encryption: classic and modern encryption technologies include public-key systems; authentication methods; access control methods; system integrity attacks and defences (e.g. viruses); introduction to network/Internet security; analysis and models of secure systems.

Detailed Description:

COMP3327 Computer and network security Mapped to CLOs
Conventional Cryptography1
Block Cipher1
Public Key Systems1
Hash algorithms 1
Malicous Codes1
Advanced crypto schemes 1, 2, 3
Public Key Infrastructure 2, 3
Network Security2, 3
Authentication2, 3
Additional Case studies1, 2, 3

Assessment:
Written Examination: 70%
Continuous Assessment: 30%

Teaching Plan

Please refer to the corresponding Moodle course.

Moodle Course(s)

COMP3327A