SIT182 - Real World Practices for Cyber Security

Year:

2022 unit information

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

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour online classes per week, 1 x 2 hour workshop per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including optional scheduled activities as detailed in the unit site.

Note:

Student Equipment Purchases

Learning experiences and assessment activities in this unit may require that students have access to specific computing equipment such as external wireless adapters capable of injecting packets (to the approximate value of $100). This equipment will also be usable in subsequent units of the course. If purchases were required, students will be informed in the first few weeks of the lectures.

Content

In SIT182 students will learn the real world practices of cyber security by solving problems based on realistic case studies. Students will explore fundamental concepts of risks in managing communication networks and choose the appropriate means to manage these risks. The unit enables students to understand threats and vulnerabilities in the context of how systems can be compromised and how we can prevent harm to systems. There will be a practical focus on how we can detect and respond to cyber attacks. The key to learning will be introducing students to practices through case studies.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio and must achieve a passing grade in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

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