FIT5108 – DoS Reading Unit Part 2

This week’ summary will be a review of 2 papers from my reading pack: http://mchost/sourcecode/DoS/DoS%20Docs/JournalandBook/ Adaptive Defense Against Various Network Attacks, 2006, Zou, C., Duffield, N., Townsley, D., Gong W., IEEE. Summary: The method discussed in the paper was not focused on improving the current malicious packet identification methods but to increase the efficiency of their application by modifying their adjustable parameters based on the current and recent network conditions… Read More

FIT5037 – Advanced Network Security Week 1

Week 1 of Adv network security to be lectured by Dr Phu Dung Le provided an introduction to the topics covered in the unit: Modern computing and network security Ellicptic curve public key encryption Design and implementation of RSA and ECC Intrusion detection systems Network and distributed software security Advance wireless security Large computer security systems Security, load balancing and network performance Main research in security The lecture broke off.. Read More

FIT5185 – IT Research Methods Week 1

Week 1 of IT research methods was a lecture by Dr Jose Kuzic on the nature of research.  The lecture bounced between subjective opinions from experience in research and a a framework for conducting research questions. Formulating Questions Literature Analysis Case Studies Surveys Qualitative data analysis Quantitative data analysis Communication research Also introduced were some research paradigms: Scientific research (positivist) Applied research (practical) Social research (interpretive) I feel that being.. Read More