Computer systems and networks link people and businesses on a global scale. Business and industry is dependent on diverse network technologies, and there is high demand for professionals to design and manage efficient networked systems. This is a technology-infused course that includes a mix of technology, security and networking modules with many hands-on opportunities. There is an emphasis on the installation, operation security, and maintenance of computer systems and networks used in business and industry. The course will equip you with the essential skills not only to be able to design and implement systems, but also manage them effectively and ensure that the people using them benefit from their full potential. You will learn how to manage, design, implement, configure, and operate secure networks on a professional footing and how to identify a range of significant threats to network security and formulate and implement defence strategies and mechanisms.