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SIT382 - System Security

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Amani Ibrahim

Prerequisite:SIT182 and SIT202


Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


The key focus of SIT382 is on enabling students to develop practical and working tactics to achieve digital security. In this unit, students will learn the security for operation systems, databases and servers in various aspects including designs, implementations, and configurations in order to apply security measures and principles to protect these systems. Students will explore the framework of cyber security and safety principles and guidelines and the various tools used to enforce security and privacy. The unit will cover mechanisms and prominent techniques to tackle sophisticated attacks. Students will perform guided exploitation attacks in practical sessions to experiment popular practice in hacking.


Research essay and presentation 20%, technical report 30%, examination 50%

Unit Fee Information

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