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EIE4106 - Department of Electronic and Information Engineering
Subject Description Form
Subject Code
EIE4106
Subject Title
Network Management and Security
Credit Value
3
Level
4
Pre-requisite
Data and Computer Communication (EIE3333) or
Computer Network (EIE3342)
Co-requisite/
Exclusion
Nil
Objectives
This course aims at training students to master the basic principles, knowledge,
and skills about network management and network security. They will learn how
to apply these principles in various scenarios by using appropriate hardware and
software tools to design solutions for network management and security
problems, and to evaluating performance.
Intended Subject
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the subject, students will be able to:
Category A: Professional/academic knowledge and skills
1. Describe some common features about network management systems
2. Perform basic network management tasks with appropriate tools
3. Describe some network security services and functions
4. Analyze and evaluate some common security features of computer
networks
5. Design simple network management and security systems
Category B: Attributes for all-roundedness
6. Communicate Effectively
7. Understand the creative process when designing a solution to a problem
Contribution of the
Subject to the
Attainment of the
Programme
Outcomes
Programme Outcomes:
Subject Synopsis/
Indicative Syllabus
1. Network Management
Functional areas in network management, network management station,
agent, management information base (MIB), Simple Network Management
Protocol (SNMP)
Category A: Professional/academic knowledge and skills
 Programme Outcome 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5: This subject will help develop
students skills in applying knowledge of mathematics, science and
engineering, in conducting experiment, to analyse and interpret data, in
designing systems under constraints, in using the appropriate techniques,
skills and IT.
 Programme Outcome 9: This subject will require students to communicate
effectively.
 Programme Outcome 10: This subject will require the students to keep intouch with the latest development in network management and security by
reading and self-studying, hence developing their appreciation for the need
of life-long learning.
2. Network Security
Security services and mechanisms, basic cryptography, authentication
protocols, digital signature and public key infrastructure, firewall and virtual
private network (VPN)
Teaching/Learning
Methodology
Lectures: The subject matters will be delivered through lectures. Students will
be engaged in the lectures through Q&A, discussions and specially designed
classroom activities.
Tutorials: During tutorials, students will work on/discuss some chosen topics in
small group. This will help strengthen the knowledge taught in lectures.
Laboratory: During laboratory exercises, students will perform hands-on tasks
to practice what they have learned. They will evaluate performance of systems
and design solutions to problems.
Assessment
Methods in
Alignment with
Intended Subject
Learning Outcomes
Specific Assessment
Methods/Tasks
%
Weighting
Intended Subject Learning
Outcomes to be Assessed
(Please tick as appropriate)
1
2
3
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5
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1. Continuous
Assessment
(total: 50%)
15%
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Homework and
assignments
20%
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Tests
15%
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Laboratory
exercises
50%
Total
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100%
Explanation of the appropriateness of the assessment methods in
assessing the intended learning outcomes:
Assignment and homework will require students to apply what they have learnt
to solve problems. They will be asked to evaluate the security features of a
system, to design a system to meet network management and security
requirements.
Laboratory exercises: Students will be assessed about their performance on
hands-on tasks such as setting up a VPN, capturing and analyzing packets,
setting up a network management system.
Tests will require the students to solve network management and security
problems within a specific time and without access to other materials. This is a
good way to assess students’ mastery of knowledge and understanding.
Examination: This is similar to tests but in a larger scale. It can assess
students’ achievement of the learning outcomes in a wider spectrum.
Student Study Effort
Expected
Class contact (time-tabled):
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Lecture
24 Hours
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Tutorial/Laboratory/Practice Classes
15 Hours
Other student study effort:
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Lecture: preview/review of notes;
homework/assignment; preparation for
test/quizzes/examination
36 Hours

Tutorial/Laboratory/Practice Classes: preview of
materials, revision and/or reports writing
30 Hours
Total student study effort:
Reading List and
References
105 Hours
Text Book:
1. Subramanian, Mani, Network management : principles and practice,
Pearson, 2nd ed., 2011 (PolyU Library Acc. No.: TK5105.5 .S92 2011).
2. Network security, administration, and management advancing technology
and practice, InfoSci-Books. ; MyiLibrary, Information Science Reference,
2011 (eBook, online access).
3. Behrouz A. Forouzan, Introduction to cryptography and network security,
New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2008 (PolyU Library Acc. No.:
TK5105.59 .F672 2008).
General References and standards:
1. Ding, Jianguo, Advances in network management, Books24x7, CRC
Press : Auerbach Publications, 2010 (eBook, online access).
2. Yusuf Bhaiji, Network security technologies and solutions, Indianapolis,
IN: Cisco Press, 2008 (PolyU Library Call Number: TK5105.59 .B468
2008).
3. James Henry Carmouche, IPsec virtual private network fundamentals,
Indianapolis, Ind.: Cisco Press, 2007 (PolyU Library Call Number:
TK5105.567 .C37 2007).
Classics Paper
1. Shannon, Claude Elwood, Claude Elwood Shannon: collected papers,
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, c1993 (PolyU Library Call
Number: TK5101 .S448 1993).
Last Updated
July 2014
Prepared by
Dr C.K. Leung
Fly UP