Information Security III

 

Course title   

Information Security III

Course Codes          

CS7501

Level  

7

Status            

Elective

Credits

15

Prerequisite 

None

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet, online

Duration

1 trimester

 

 

           

 

Aim

This course covers the key technologies and systems required to implement defence in depth and protect organisational information infrastructures from threats and attacks.

 

 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe and implement systems and methods employed to provide operating system and host-based security for a range of potential threats
  2. Categorise the technologies and techniques necessary for the defence and maintenance of networks and their hosts and demonstrate their use
  3. Explain the functionality and operation of security techniques and implement them as they apply to software, databases and data
  4. Evaluate the security models, deployment and management of the security of information systems and methods available to identify and reduce risk

 

Indicative content

  • Host-based and operating system security
  • Application and data security
  • Database security
  • Network security
  • Security architecture and models
  • Risk mitigation techniques

 

 

 

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