CS4286 - Internet Security and e-Commerce Protocols

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

 This course aims to provide an understanding of information security. Students are expected to gain a broad understanding of information security with the goal of recognising security problems and discovering the security requirements of current computer systems. The course explores existing security mechanisms and offers students the opportunity to evaluate and design techniques for enforcing computer and network security and developing secure e-commerce protocols.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information


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