Fundamental Concepts in Cyber Security (ISCG6407)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To provide students with a clear understanding of fundamental concepts of cyber security as well as develop the knowledge needed to understand security risks and mitigation mechanisms associated with the implementation and management of IT infrastructure.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Computing Systems or the Graduate Diploma in Computing or Diploma in Information Technology Support to enrol in this course. Pre-requisite for BCS & DITS: ISCG5403.
Topics include: 

Principles of information in the context of cyber security threats and attcks (3 weeks)
Investigation of techniques used by hackers to penetrate systems and launch attacks (3 weeks)
Differentiation and integration of legal and ethical aspects in the context of cyber security policy (1 week)
Review of basic security issues related to wired, wireless and mobile networks (1 week)
Analysis of different mitigation mechanisms and prevention methods to determine and evaluate possible security solutions (5 weeks)
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 2376. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 6046

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
29 Jul 17 - 30 Sep 17 LabSaturday11:30 - 14:30 Mt Albert (183-2003)
21 Oct 17 - 25 Nov 17 LabSaturday11:30 - 14:30 Mt Albert (183-2003)

Class: 6130. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Computing Systems, Graduate Diploma in Computing.

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