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Network Security

Course IDCourse NameCreditsSemester
MIS1104Network Security3First

Having completed this course the student will be able to:

  • understand the security threats, mechanisms, protocols and services in computer networks.

  • analyze and evaluate the implementation and functioning of network applications and decide on their suitability from the security point of view.

  • design and implement applications that provide or use security services in computer networks.



Digital signatures, Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Trusted Third Party (TTP), Message authentication, Network authentication (Kerberos), Web security protocols such as SSL, Email security protocols, VPN technology (IPSec), Security in IPV6 networks, Firewalls, Security in Web services, Intruder Detection and Prevention, DNS security