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The course provides an introduction to computer and information security. It covers fundamental ideas and goals in security, and basics of access control, authentication, cryptology and applications, policy models, security protocols. A selection of other topics may be touched upon including communications and network security, web and mobile security, secure coding, human factors and management issues.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Assistive technologies may be required for any student who is unable to use a standard keyboard/mouse/computer monitor. Any students wishing to discuss this further should contact the School Disability Co-ordinator. This course will not be available in 2012/13.
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1st Attempt: 1 two hour written examination (75%); continuous assessment (25%).
During lectures, the Personal Response System and/or other ways of student interaction will be used for formative assessment. Additionally, practical sessions will provide students with practice opportunities and formative assessment.
Formative feedback for in-course assessments will be provided in written form. Additionally, formative feedback on performance will be provided informally during practical sessions.