Short Description

Gain an understanding of the difficulties of security and investigate why everyone wants it but no-one can define it. You will develop the ability to analyse the security threats to a proposed design. You will also discover how to propose realistic counter-measures, where available.

You’ll learn to:

  • Describe common security models
  • Discuss what it means for a given system to be 'secure'
  • Identify security weaknesses in proposed systems
  • Understand the principles and application of cryptography