Course Title: Manage network security

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Manage network security

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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 Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Jatinder Warraich

Course Contact Phone: 9925 1335

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

‘Manage Network Security’, purports to develop students’ skills in dealing with the threats facing the computing environments of today. This competency intends to enable students to successfully determine various threats to a networking system, identify appropriate controls, develop and implement adequate procedures ensuring availability of the system, security and the integrity of data. This competency also introduces students to the need of continuously reviewing their existing security mechanism so that computing network under their administration remains stronger against the emerging threats.
This course is co-delivered with Develop System Infrastructure Design Plan competency.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Install and configure a network ICAITI097B COSC5675C
Install network hardware to a network ICAITS029B COSC5107C
Develop System Infrastructure Design Plan ICAITAD044B COSC5754C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITS123B Manage network security


Identify appropriate controls proposed offerings

Identify threats to network

Implement additional security facilities

Incorporate controls into the network

Review audit needs

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises and practical tests. Students are advised that they maybe be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Final examination optional for RMIT grading purposes only.