Network Security

  • Programme Brief
  • Core Study Area
  • Job Opportunity
Network Security programme is designed to develop the competencies required in the security of overall network architecture which includes design and write computer programs, use and maintain databases, configure and integrate various network security tools and install and secure computer networks. It emphasizes on the security of overall network architecture, configuration and integration of various network security tools, which includes open source the proprietary software. Students from the network security programme will develop essential knowledge & skills and tools to use cyber security measures to protect data and manage personnel conduct in relation to safeguarding data based on the defined network security industry standards and regulations which are still evolving. The programme also nurtures ethics in network security, developing young minds to become successful entrepreneurs, while promoting thinking and problem-solving skills, and also to use critical thinking skills to research current and evolving cyber security trends.
1.
Network Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessment
2.
Network Management System
3.
Network Forensics
4.
Open Source Network Tools - Configuration & Integration
5.
Networking
6.
Operating Systems Administration
7.
Programming
8.
Information Security
1.
Network Security Engineer
2.
Digital Forensic Analyst
3.
Network Engineer
4.
(Cyber/ Information) Security Analyst

Quick Info

Program Code:

JPT/BPP(K) 1000-600/B293 JLD4(12)(R/481/4/0736)(A 7166) 07/2021​

Program Status:

Accredited

Fees:

RM28,980

Study Mode:

Full Time

Duration:

6 Semester / 3 Years

Intake:

January / April / July

Contact Person:

Network Security programme is designed to develop the competencies required in the security of overall network architecture which includes design and write computer programs, use and maintain databases, configure and integrate various network security tools and install and secure computer networks. It emphasizes on the security of overall network architecture, configuration and integration of various network security tools, which includes open source the proprietary software. Students from the network security programme will develop essential knowledge & skills and tools to use cyber security measures to protect data and manage personnel conduct in relation to safeguarding data based on the defined network security industry standards and regulations which are still evolving. The programme also nurtures ethics in network security, developing young minds to become successful entrepreneurs, while promoting thinking and problem-solving skills, and also to use critical thinking skills to research current and evolving cyber security trends.

1.
Network Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessment
2.
Network Management System
3.
Network Forensics
4.
Open Source Network Tools - Configuration & Integration
5.
Networking
6.
Operating Systems Administration
7.
Programming
8.
Information Security
1.
Network Security Engineer
2.
Digital Forensic Analyst
3.
Network Engineer
4.
(Cyber/ Information) Security Analyst

Produce graduates who are:

1.
Able to demonstrate skills in computer networking and security particularly in areas related to information technology and contribute to global industry demands
2.
Able to engage in lifelong learning and demonstrate good leadership quality through academic qualifications achievement and career advancement PEO 3: Responsible to the community, cultures and environment through involvement with related organizations and society
3.
Able to communicate effectively and demonstrate entrepreneurial skills

Semester 1:

1.
CIT 0513 - Computer & Programming
2.
EET 0162 - Electrical & Electronics
3.
GEL 2312 - German Language 1
4.
MAP 2163 - Pre-Calculus
5.
MAP 2192 - Engineering Science
6.
MPU 2222 - Effective Communication Skills
7.
NTC 1012 - Network Security Ethics
8.
EET 0133 - Digital Systems

Semester 2:

1.
ESP 2042 - Technical English 1
2.
GEL 2322 - German Language 2
3.
MAP 2173 - Calculus
4.
MPU 2163 - Pengajian Malaysia 2
5.
NTC 1123 - Networking Fundamentals
6.
SPG 0453 - Secured Object Oriented Programming
7.
COS0653 - Basic Communication Systems

Semester 3:

1.
CIT 0553 - Operating Systems Administration 1
2.
CIT 0573 - Database Management System
3.
ESP 2052 - Technical English 2
4.
IEP 0773 - Routing & Switching Essentials
5.
MPU 2412 - Co-Curricular Activities & Community Services
6.
SPG 0463 - Network Programming

Semester 4:

1.
CIT0563 - Operating Systems Administration 2
2.
COS0642 - Wireless Network & Security
3.
IMT 2442 - Digital Entrepreneurship
4.
IEP 0722NWS - NWS Project Proposal
5.
NTC 1072 - Basic Computer Forensic
6.
NTC 1093 - Scaling Network
7.
SPG 0473 - Web Programming
8.
IMT 2412 - Industrial Management

Semester 5:

1.
ITG 1218 - Industrial Training

Semester 6:

1.
CIT 0583 - Network Perimeter Security
2.
CIT 0592 - Intrusion Detection & Prevention
3.
IEP 0734NWS - NWS Final Project
4.
NTC 1133 - Wide Area Network Technology
5.
NTC 1062 - Network Vulnerability Assessment
6.
NTC1052 - Network Management & Monitoring Systems

At the end of this programme, students will be able to:

1.
Obtain, analyse and document user requirements for real-world projects
2.
Develop appropriate IT solutions in relevant areas
3.
Design and manage computer networks or information system
4.
Provide technical support, configure, deploy and maintain computer solutions
5.
Interpret information and system models for an organisation’s functional areas
6.
Demonstrate the ability to articulate and document work-flow and processes during project development
7.
Apply skills and principles of lifelong learning in academic and career development
8.
Communicate effectively with peers, clients, superiors and society at large
9.
Demonstrate teamwork, interpersonal, entrepreneurial and social skills
10.
Demonstrate professionalism and social and ethical considerations in accordance with ethical and legal principles

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