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SIT704 - Advanced Topics in Digital Security

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

Lei Pan





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 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.


This unit covers access control, identity management, system security, biometric security, and cyberspace security and safety. This unit aims to equip students with contemporary IT security theories and practical skills. In particular, prominent threats and vulnerabilities of web applications and systems are emphasised. Upon completion of this unit, students should be able to have general knowledge of the current topics in digital security including integration of security infrastructure across systems, managing malicious software, and international approaches to system security.


Two assignments (20% each) 40%, examination 60%

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