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As society becomes more dependent upon computer network services, the threat of security breaches is ever more critical. This specialist Computer and Network Security Masters extends beyond the technical sphere to cover strategic, organisational and managerial issues, including planning, to address network security, minimise security breaches, mitigate the damage and shorten recovery time. You will cover the technologies, algorithms and protocols used in securing computer networks, as well as security breaches, security risk analysis and mechanisms to protect computer communication systems. You will examine wireless communication systems, network operating systems and interfacing socket programming, servers and their security implications the planning and implementation of network security management, including security, risk analysis and disaster recovery planning. The course will provide you with an understanding of the fundamental importance of computer, network and communication system security for an organisation. Modules Computer Networks, Wireless and Mobile Communications Systems - 30 Credits Computer network technology enables a vast range of significant activity: business competitiveness, national security, personal communications to name but a few. This module will establish an understanding of the operation, capabilities, security issues affecting network and Internet communications, business use of computer networks and the various ways in which these factors interact with each other. On successful completion of this module, you will come to appreciate the operation of a variety of types of current networks and a single framework will be used to analyse, design and construct networks capable of providing the right connectivity and performance needed by specific applications. In particular, you will understand the principal technical aspects of underlying computer network operation, their capabilities, security threats to networks and a range of countermeasures that can be taken to mitigate these. You will be able to analyse and evaluate specific networks for a range of applications and are provided the opportunity for developing commercially viable network applications. Network Security (30 Credits) This module covers the principles and foundations of computer and network security. It aims at providing students with understanding the goals, issues, technologies, algorithms and protocols used in securing computer networks and associated systems. It will also provide an understanding of possible security breaches, security risk analysis and mechanisms to protect computer and network communication systems. It also studies an in-depth review of commonly-used security mechanisms and techniques, security threats and network-based attacks. Network Systems and Services (30 Credits) This module looks at the design, implementation and maintenance of network systems and services. It examines concepts such as a network operating system and explores networking paradigms including socket and thread-based programming, Remote Procedure Calls RPC , CORBA and Java RMI. It also explores the design and implementation of Global Services such as Web Servers. The course concludes by looking at new developments in networking including Network Processors, Blade Servers and Grid Computing Security Architecture and Engineering (30 Credits) This module covers the concepts and critical issues of network security with emphasis on standards, protocols and applications. It aims at providing students with an understanding of network security technologies, algorithms and protocols. It will also provide an understanding of the design criteria in cryptography and data security as well as developing basic system analysis and solution synthesis Postgraduate Project in Computer Communications - 60 Credits This project would give the student the opportunity to use a combination of general and specialist computer communications knowledge and understandi

As society becomes more dependent upon computer network services, the threat of security breaches is ever more critical. This specialist Computer and Network Security Masters extends beyond the technical sphere to cover strategic, organisational and managerial issues, including planning, to address network security, minimise security breaches, mitigate the damage and shorten recovery time. You...

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Entry Requirements

Normally a second class honours degree or above in computer science, science or engineering, or an equivalent overseas qualification. Candidates with other degrees but with relevant work experience will also be considered. International entry requirementferees gItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+???????????????????????????????????+S?++??????,???@#iItem????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????????????{?????W?????????W???W????{*?W?W??????????????A???A???????A?A???A??????A????A???A???????A?????????????????????????????????????????????????{?????????????t?$????????????????????????????A???A??????A?A???A????@????????????????????????????????????+S++??A????#? ?+???@???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

Normally a second class honours degree or above in computer science, science or engineering, or an equivalent overseas qualification. Candidates with other degrees but with relevant work experience will also be considered. International entry requirementferees gItemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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