ENGR8762 Computer Networks And Cybersecurity

ENGR8762 Computer Networks And Cybersecurity

ENGR8762 Computer Networks And Cybersecurity This assignment contributes 10% of your overall assessment for the topic. The grading for this assignment will be according to the University rating scheme [HD, DN, CR, P, F].


The assignment should be submitted as a single PDF file to the assignment space FLO.

Assignment 3

For the following Threat Categories, describe which type of Control should be put in place in an organisation. Classify the controls as Administrative, Product or Physical, as well as whether the controls will Prevent, Detect, Correct or Compensate.

Threat Categories

• Accidental corruption of information
• Loss of intellectual property
Software piracy
• Theft of information (hacker)
• Theft of information (employee)
• Web site defacement
• Theft of equipment
• Viruses, worms, Trojan horses
• Elevation of privilege
• Fire/Flood

Examining the role of the networking devices that would be found in a large multi-site network, and the core protocols and services that they use, this is a highly practical module so you will be expected to set up a number of prototype networks during the course of your studies. You will be configuring routers and both layer 2 and layer 3 switches, as well as wireless LAN devices. You will also learn about network addressing and the routing protocols and core services that large networks and service providers use to optimize traffic flow.