Network Security

This module discusses the underlying basic principles, methods, tools, and techniques used for network and communication security.

Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience.

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Upon completion of this module, a learner should be able to:

1.Obtain an extensive knowledge of both the principles and the practice of modern network and communication security.
2.Understand the in-depth understanding of computer and wireless network concepts
3.Understand the issues to be addressed by network security related to both computer and wireless networks
4.Understand current issues with network security and the state-of-the-art attack detection and prevention mechanisms.
5.Learn about the network security of practical applications (i.e., telecom networks, cloud computing, IoT) and secure network communications techniques used for these applications around the globe.
6.Learn about emerging network and communication security techniques (i.e., network softwarization, quantum computing, cloud-native technologies, AI, and Blockchain)


Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the MSc in Cybersecurity or Graduate Certificate 

The learner subsidy is provided for this micro-credential to reduce the learner fee by 80%.

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