Unit

School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Advanced Topics in CybersecurityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301236.2

Discipline: SECURITY SCIENCE

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Seyed Shahrestani


Assumed Knowledge
The students should be familiar with the fundamentals of computer networking and security. It is advisable that the students must have either taken appropriate units in these areas (e.g., 300695 Network Technologies and 300696 Systems and Network Security) or have equivalent knowledge.


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


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit focuses on the advanced features of Cybersecurity, contemporary views on security, and the solutions that aim to protect the emerging services and technologies. The emphasis is on the development of student skills to enable them to do proficient research and development works and studies in the cybersecurity discipline. On successful completion of this unit, students will be equipped with an in-depth understanding of relevant issues, attacks on massively interconnected systems, and the evolving approaches to improve the reliability of advanced services.


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
3775.1Graduate Diploma in Information GovernanceCURRENT
3779.1Master of Information GovernanceCURRENT
3780.1Master of Information and Communications Technology/Master of Data ScienceCURRENT
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT


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




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