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SIT182 - Introduction to Computer Security

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Damien Hutchinson





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.


SIT182 prepares students for learning the second year IT security units including SIT281, SIT282 and SIT284. In SIT182 student will learn the concepts of IT security. Students will also explore fundamental concepts of the threats and risks in managing communication networks and choose the appropriate means to manage these threats. The unit enables students to familiarise organizational security by examining the impacts of social engineering, ethics, policies, procedures and legislations. The key focus of SIT182 is on introducing students to concepts through case studies.


Problem solving task 20%, Teamwork report 30%, and examination 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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