Course Title: Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5394 Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Course Title: Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: alex.buono@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to build a high performance, high security, failure resistant security perimeter, for an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network.   It applies to individuals with excellent ICT expertise who are working as middle managers, including information security managers, network engineers, network technicians and security analysts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

Elements:

1. Plan and design firewall solution

2. Configure perimeter to secure network

3. Plan, design and configure network devices to provide secure fallover and redundancy

4. Plan, design and configure a VPN solution

5. Test and verify design performance


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1 Project Stage 1

Assessment 2 Project Stage 2   Assessment 3 Project Stage 3   Assessment 4 Online Quizzes  

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs): 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

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To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks