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COMP SCI 7308 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Trimester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to Master of Computing and Innovation, Master of Cyber Security, Graduate Diploma Computer Science, Graduate Certificate in Computer Science students only.
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: COMP SCI 7103, COMP SCI 7202, COMP SCI 7202B, COMP SCI 7208 or COMP SCI 7211
Assumed Knowledge: COMP SCI 7088
Assessment: Written exam and/or assignments
Syllabus:

In this course, students will be introduced to real-world cybersecurity challenges that organisations face, and learn to apply knowledge and skills gained through other Computer Science courses to address them. The challenges will be examined both from the attacker's perspective (how systems are exploited) and the defender's perspectives (how to secure systems or respond to threats). Common attack and defence strategies for software, web applications, networks, operating systems, cryptographic systems and humans will be explored. The course will also introduce cybersecurity management concepts, including security operations, risk management, security engineering and security architecture, as well as provide guidance on different career paths specialising in cybersecurity. This course focuses on hands-on activities, and students are encouraged to participate in public and industry cybersecurity challenges, including capture-the-flag competitions.

Course Fees

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Trimester 1 Mon 14/02/2022 Thu 17/02/2022 Fri 01/04/2022 Wed 27/04/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
30320 WR01 50 18 31 Jan - 9 May Monday 4pm - 6pm Ingkarni Wardli, 232, Teaching Room
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
30324 LE01 50 18 31 Jan - 9 May Monday 2pm - 3pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.