Network Security

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The students must have insight in:

  • Cybercrime and different kinds of cyberattacks, including the underlying motivations and techniques.
  • Different malware types
  • Network-based threats and botnets
  • Security challenges in various services and applications, for example Internet of Things and Industry 4.0.
  • Security protocols and wireless security.
  • Traffic monitoring and analysis

Skills

The students must have understanding of

  • Methods for network-based prevention, detection and analysis of network-based cyber-attacks, including analysis of traffic at different layers of the TCP/IP protocol stack.
  • Penetration testing tools
  • Configuration and operation of secure environments for cyber security training and research.
  • basic techniques for network monitoring and analysis; their use in the cyber security domain; and evaluation of which techniques can be used to solve a given problem.

Competences

The students must be able to

  • Evaluate which methods and tools for detecting, preventing and analyzing network-based attacks should be used for a specific case/problem

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed at the start of §17; Structure and contents of the programme.

Exam

Exams

Name of examNetwork Security
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleNetværkssikkerhed
Module codeESNCTK2K5
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design