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COIT13211 Information Security

Course details

This course covers basic security mechanisms of authentication, certification and encryption; the specific requirements of electronic payment systems, network security, general communication confidentiality and the Web-and-Java-related security issues. A section is devoted to the security aspects of code and customer mobility, specifically mobile agents, mobile devices, and smart cards. The four essential elements of safe electronic commerce: data transaction, servers, clients, and host networks are covered in detail.


Course at a glance
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: Prerequisite COIT12170 or COIT11225
Student Contribution Band: 2
EFTSL: 0.12500
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Course availability
Term Campus
2012 Term One BDG BNE FLEX MEL MKY ROK SYD
2012 Term Three BNE FLEX MEL SYD
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