Unit

School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Applied CybersecurityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301235.2

Discipline: SECURITY SCIENCE

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jim Basilakis


Prerequisite
300695 Network Technologies

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - EVENING  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit covers the current approaches, technologies, and applied practices pertinent to cybersecurity and helps the student to understand important related protocols and standards. It describes the features needed for the mitigation of cyber vulnerabilities for improving the reliability of the underlying systems, privacy preservation, and achieving protections against cybercrime and internet fraud. It also examines the basics of ethical hacking, network assurance, cyber risk management, and incident analysis. The unit discusses the trends in applied cybersecurity and introduces some of the relevant current key research issues and features of the field.


Courses
3698.4Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CURRENT
3699.4Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
3700.2Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
3765.1Master of Artificial IntelligenceCURRENT
3766.1Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (Exit only)CURRENT
3779.1Master of Information GovernanceCURRENT
3780.1Master of Information and Communications Technology/Master of Data ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

A3025.1Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
A3026.1Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1 yearCURRENT
A3027.1Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1 yearCURRENT
A3037.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway A - 2.5 yearsCURRENT
A3038.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway B - 2 year programCURRENT
A3039.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway C - 2 yearsCURRENT
A3040.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 2 yearsCURRENT
A3041.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
A3042.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
A3046.1Master of Communications Technology/Master of Data Science - Pathway A - 3 year programCURRENT
A3047.1Master of Info and Com Technology/Master of Data Sci - Pathway B - 2.5 Year programCURRENT
A3048.1Master of Communications Technology/Master of Data Science - Pathway C -2.5 yr programCURRENT
ST3065.1CybersecurityCURRENT
ST3080.1Information GovernanceCURRENT




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