COMP06199 2015 Mobile Devices and Wireless Security

General Details

Full Title
Mobile Devices and Wireless Security
Transcript Title
Mobile & Wireless Security
Code
COMP06199
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
COMP - Computing
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2015 - Full Academic Year 2015-16
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Fiona Mitchell, Paul Flynn, Drew Lang
Programme Membership
SG_KCOMP_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KCOMP_G07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Computing SG_KCOMP_G06 201500 Higher Certificate in Science in Computing SG_KCOMP_H08 201600 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
Description

This subject aims to provide students with the necessary skills to explain the workings of Mobile Device Technologies. To provide students with the necessary skills to explain the workings of Wireless Network Technologies. To provide students with the necessary skills to configure and and implement Wireless Security. To provide students with the necessary skills to troubleshoot wirless Security 

 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

The student will be able to explain Mobile Device fundamentals.

2.

The student will be able to Configure and troubelshoot Bluetooth Devices

3.

The student will be able to identify and describe Wireless Fundamentals

4.

The student will be able to implement and configure Wireless Secuirty.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Simulation-based learning activities promote the exploration of Mobile Device and Wireless Security concepts and allow students to experiment with network behaviour. Hands-on labs help students develop critical thinking and complex problem solving skills.

Module Assessment Strategies

The module will be assessed by configuring and troubleshooting Wireless Devices throughout the module using the following technologies , Switches, Routers and Access Points. Configuring and troubleshooting  Networks throughout the module using the following technologies , Packet Tracer, Routers , Switches and  Access Points.
The students will undertake regular assessments using Switches, Routers and Access Points, Packet Tracer and other networking equipment and the students will take a written exam and end of module

Repeat Assessments

to do

Indicative Syllabus

1. Mobile Devices

• Mobile IOS
• Mobile Device Components
• Mobile CPUs and their Chipsets
• Mobile Power management
• Mobile Display / Touch Interface
• Mobile Peripheral Devices

2. Bluetooth Wireless communication

• Bluetooth Technologies
• Configuring Bluetooth Connections

3.Wireless Security

  • Describe wireless LAN technology and standards.
  • Describe the components of a wireless LAN infrastructure.
  • Describe wireless topologies.
  • Describe the 802.11 frame structure.
  • Describe the media contention method used by wireless technology.
  • Describe channel management in a WLAN.
  • Describe threats to wireless LANs.
  • Describe wireless LAN security mechanisms.
  • Configure a wireless router to support a remote site.
  • Configure wireless clients to connect to a wireless router.
  • Troubleshoot common wireless configuration issues.
  • Proxy Server
  • Firewalls

      

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
50 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
50 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 2 practical Assessments during module Practical Assessment 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam 3 hours Final Exam Closed Book Exam 50 % End of Term 1,2,3,4
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Systems Practical 2 Weekly 2.00
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Offsite Self Directed Learning 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2013 Next Generation Wireless LANS 802.11n and 802.11ac second editionNext Generation Wireless LANS 802.11n and 802.11ac second edition Cambridge University Press

Recommended Reading
2014-09-29 CWNA: Certified Wireless Network Administrator Official Study Guide: Exam CWNA-106 Sybex
ISBN 1118893700 ISBN-13 9781118893708

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  • Radio Frequency technologies, regulations, and standards
  • 802.11 protocols
  • Network implementation and security
  • 802.11 RF site surveying

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Recommended Reading
2014 CWNA: Certified Wireless Network Administrator Official Study Guide: Exam CWNA-106 John Wiley :-:- Sons

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

URL Resources

www.testout.com

Other Resources

Packet Tracer

Wireshark

Virtual PC

 

Additional Information

None