Networks and Security at AUT: an overview

    • Also referred to as Security Technologies, IT Security, Network Systems

The study of networks and IT security includes hands-on projects that enable students to move beyond a theoretical understanding of the field and apply knowledge to develop and implement networks and secure systems. Graduates will have:
  • A sound understanding of contemporary network architectures and tools
  • The ability to relate the net-centric functions, services and best practices to those of other information technology domains
  • A sound understanding of contemporary information security practices and technologies

Key academic contact

Nurul Sarkar
Associate Professor and Head of the Network and Security Research Group
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 5408

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Last updated: 29-Nov-2016 10.03am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.