Module/Course Description

Course Title: Computer Security

Course Code: LJMU-7504-COMP

Programme: MSc in Computing and Information Systems

Credits: 20.00

Course Description:


To develop an understanding of Computer Security and to understand security threats and vulnerabilities to information, computing and communications systems.

To critically assess a variety of security technologies for protection of computer devices/systems/networks.

To promote the use of appropriate methodologies and tools in the analysis, design, implementation of secure systems.

To examine current research issues in Computer Security.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module the student should be able to:

1 Critically review current research issues and developments in computer security

2 Critically evaluate a complex computer security problem

3 Apply complex skills relating to security techniques and tools to secure a computer system.

Prerequisites: LJMU-IND-M-100

Prerequisites Categories: Postgraduate Certificate Level

Typical Module duration: 8.0 Week(s)

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