SIT432 - Developing Secure Internet-Of-Things Applications


2021 unit information

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

SIT311 or SIT314



Incompatible with:


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

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


This unit introduces students to potential security threats, vulnerabilities and attacks in Internet-of-Things (IoT) systems. Students will learn about the underlying principles that govern IoT security and privacy, including cryptographic techniques, laws and principles that protect against the misuse of IoT technologies. Students will apply state-of-the-art security analysis tools to pinpoint flaws and bugs in system designs and system implementation. Throughout this unit, students will learn about effective security mitigation strategies for developing secure IoT applications.

Hurdle requirement

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