Cyber security (Master of Information Technology)



Develop skills in securing data, communications and infrastructure as well as investigating, analysing and providing solutions to computer crime. Students gain an understanding of problem solving, communication and technical capabilities related to Information Technology Security and the legal, regulatory and ethical contexts in which these skills are used. The security units provide a solid foundation in areas including information security, internet and network security, access controls and firewalls. In conjunction with work experience, the units prepare students towards certification as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional on completion of the CISSP exam administered by The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.

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Burwood (Melbourne), Online

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Explore units


  • Computer Networks and Security
  • Ethical Hacking
  • And two (2) units from the following:

  • Computer Forensics and Investigations
  • Application and Communication Protocol Security
  • Identity, Access Management and Physical Security
  • Secure Coding
  • Cyber Security Management