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SIT182 - Introduction to Computer Security

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

Morshed Chowdhury

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SIT351
Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This cornerstone unit of the information technology security course introduces students to the threats and risks in managing communication networks and provides them with a broad overview of the security technologies available to manage these threats. Organizational security is high-lighted with special attention to social engineering, ethics, policies, procedures and legislation. Case studies will be an important means of developing the understanding of the unit content.

Assessment

Mid-term test 20%, final examination 60%, two assignments (10% each) 20%

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