Courses & Units

Data Networks and Security KIT111

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

This unit introduces students to fundamentals of distributed networked environments, primarily focusing on wired networks but students will examine some of the different approaches in wireless networks. It provides knowledge of internetworking standards and understanding of the networking architecture, technology and operation. This unit will provide students with an understanding of: OSI security architecture; common internet risks and requirements, principles, concepts and technologies in network security. Additionally students will be required to analyse and assess recent developments and future trends in IS security technologies related to networking.

Summary

Unit name Data Networks and Security
Unit code KIT111
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator

Mira Park

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Winter school (early) On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Winter school (early) On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021
Winter school (early) 24/5/2021 2/6/2021 14/6/2021 4/7/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

1

Explain network and security techniques, standards, and practices used to configure network infrastructure

2

Apply industry standard techniques and skills to configure network infrastructure and protocols

3

Formulate functional addressing schemes for networks subject to operational constraints, and methodically troubleshoot faults and configuration errors

4

Analyse strengths and weaknesses of security protocols for contemporary technologies and systems

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
020113 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KIT201

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lecture - 1 x 110 minutes weekly and Tutorial - 1 x 110 minutes weekly (these are mandatory).

Assessment

AT1 - Practical Test (15%)

AT2 - Assignment  (20%)

AT3 - Practical Test (15%)

AT4 - 2-hr Exam (40%)

AT5 - Demonstration (10%)

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Textbooks

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