SIT379 - Ethical Hacking
2021 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
SIT102, SIT202 and SIT182
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||
1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 3 hour workshop per week.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.
Offered in trimester 2 from 2023
This unit introduces ethical hacking and penetration testing techniques to students. Students will be able to solve problems in ethical hacking. That is, students will perform cyber attacks to machines and applications with certain security vulnerabilities. Students will also have opportunity to participate in security challenges and competitions at the national and international levels. Students will be assessed on the basis of their technical capabilities in ethical hacking, their communication skills in speaking and writing, their team-working skills and awareness of ethical and legal constraints.
To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio, and must achieve a mark of at least 50% in the examination.
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