norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description IMT5061 - Perimeter Security (2005/2006)

ECTS Credits5
First half of semester
LanguageNorwegian alternatively english
  • IMT4101 - Network Security

Min. 30 ECTS from Master Information Security


The students should after completed course be able to
- understand the technology and science of intrusion detection and firewalls
- design a network security policy
- understand firewalls and IDS in perimeter security context
- understand the concept of host based and network based intrusion detection
- understand the concept of anomaly detection


Hostile data streams
Firewall architectures
Anomaly Detection
Host signature and packet signature
Tools for perimeter security
Complete perimeter securitry - more than firewalls and IDS

Study MethodsLectures, Group Works
AssessmentPortfolio Assessment
The portfolio is composed of one written tests and three assignments. Presentation portfolio is identical to work portfolio, there are no oppurtunities for improving already delivered parts, but the final grade will be based on an evaluation of the entire portfolio.
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsWill be announced later