Data Privacy and Cyber Physical Systems Security is a key unit covering the core body of knowledge in cyber security, where students learn advanced topics in wired and wireless networked systems, data security and privacy preserving techniques. This unit includes topics  on wired and wireless networked systems; inter-networking standards and OSI security architecture; encryption, authentication and data masking; Information security and data privacy technology; Network of IOT systems and cyber physical systems.

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NIT1104 - Computer Networks

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Conceptualise and review the architecture of wired and wireless networks and networked devices;  
  2. Analyse security of cyber physical systems; and  
  3. Adapt the latest data security and privacy preserving techniques to networks.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Test Open book online test 20%
Report Formative laboratory reports x 10 10%
Project Project based assessment 30%
Test Open book online test 40%

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