University of Nicosia


Network Defense and Countermeasures


Computer Science

Dr Ioanna Dionysiou

Network Security Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities, Layered Defense Strategy, Attack Classification

The main objectives of the course are to: - present the layered defense approach to securing systems. - present risk assessment as a technique to protect assets and information. - expose students to security policy design and implementation. - expose students to practical techniques that aim in defending computer networks from network attacks and malicious software. - provide a comprehensive view of contemporary network defensing technologies. - motivate the need to integrate security in the system development lifecycle to better protect the system.


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