This subject provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental information security issues and concepts. Students will be introduced to the security threat environment as well as the security defensive mechanisms including cryptography, firewalls, host and application hardening and data protection techniques. Practices related to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) security management are also investigated. Risk identification, security planning and implementation of effective policy and practices will be covered.
School of Computing and Mathematics
Background knowledge at the level of ITC212 or ITC242
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