TELE08004 2012 Secure Converged Wide Area Networks

General Details

Full Title
Secure Converged Wide Area Networks
Transcript Title
N/A %
Subject Area
TELE - Telecommunications
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
08 - NFQ Level 8
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Fiona Mitchell, Paul Flynn
Programme Membership
SG_KSYSN_K08 201200 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Systems & Networking L8 SG_KCMPT_K08 201300 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KSYSN_K08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Systems & Networking L8

This module aims to provide students with the necessary skills to build, analyse, research, upgrade and troubleshoot a secure converged inter-network

Learning Outcomes

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


Build and modify secure converged networks


Implement Virtual Private Networks using Tunneling and IPSec Security


Design secure remote access methods for multiple users


Devise quality of service strategies for various scenarios

Indicative Syllabus

Telecomms and Data Network Convergence

Virtual Private Networks

Security with Tunnelling and Encrypton

Multiprotocol Label Switching

Transparent Network Services

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 Performance Evaluation Written and practical examination of the concepts Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % Week 8 1,2
2 Practical Evaluation Individual Project Design and configuration of a secure converged network Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 30 % Week 12 1,2,3,4

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Written closed book exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 50 % End of Term 1,2,3,4

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Practical work in lab 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Fixed/Mobile Convergence and Beyond: Mobile Unified Communications: Unbounded Mobile Communications by Richard Watson (Paperback - 25 Nov 2008)

Fixed-Mobile Wireless Networks Convergence: Technologies, Solutions, Services by Joseph Ghetie (Hardcover - 28 Aug 2008)

Network Convergence: Services, Applications, Transport and Operations Support by Hu Hanrahan (Hardcover - 23 Feb 2007)

Other Resources

Packet Tracer WAN Simulator

OPNET Licenced Networks Simulator

NetLab - Remote Cisco Lab Equipment

Remote Lab - NetLab

Additional Information