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SIT382 - System Security

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jun Zhang

Prerequisite:SIT182 and SIT202
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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.

Content

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.

Assessment

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

Unit Fee Information

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