Security in Communication Networks
2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado
Teaching methodologies: Theoretical and Practical lessons. Practical lessons consist of lab activities and exercises to support and test the student's understanding of the material presented in theoretical lessons.
- Exam 12/20
- Project 4.5/20
- Class assigments 3.5/20
Minimums of 50% in exams.
This unit aims to offer a broad spectrum of knowledge in the areas of security of communication networks and services, in order to find solutions to present and future challenges, and to propose technical systems of significant potential. The program starts with a revision of the existent solutions in the areas to the Internet architecture. It also analyzes in detail the major technologies and the main solutions for the management of security and privacy in the TCP / IP architectures, evaluates their limitations and challenges.
The program also aims to teach the fundamentals of network security, identifying different types of attacks and solutions.
In practical classes students develop several activities based on configuration of telecommunication equipments.
11 - Security fundamentals
2 – Security in Information Systems and Networks
3 – Vulnerabilities and exposures
4 - Attacks and detection
5 - Solutions and audit
6 - Privacy
7 - Future trends
Lúcia Maria dos Reis Albuquerque Martins
Resolution Problems: 17.5%
Lawrence Gordon and Martin Loeb, “Managing Cybersecurity Resources: A Cost-Benefit Analysis”, Mcgraw-Hill
André Zúquete, Segurança em Redes Informáticas, FCA Editora, 2006.
Mark Burgess, Principles of Network and System Administration (2004)
Chris Brendan, Mastering Network Security, Sybil Network Press, 1998
J. Kurose and K. Ross “Computer Networking – a top-down approach featuring the Internet” Addison-Wesley, 2005.