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ES94P - Security Architectures and Network Defence

  • Module code: ES94P
  • Module name: Security Architectures and Network Defence
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This is a new module that will be offered from October 2011 as part of the MSc Cybersecurity and Management course.

Principal learning outcomes

The module aims: to develop a broad understanding of the key techniques and technologies used to defend information-communication networks from attack; to explain the enterprise context within which network defence functions, and the roles, processes, and impact upon the wider enterprise activities that network defence can have; to develop the ability of candidates to understand not only what is involved in network defence, but also how it contributes to an overall information and network risk-management strategy; and to provide an economic context within which investments in network defence can be judged.

Timetabled teaching activities

40 hours

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES94P-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%
15 CATS (Module code: ES94P-15)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Cyber Security and Management (H6C6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Cyber Security Engineering (H6C7) - Year 1