This subject provides students with knowledge of cyber security principles along with industry-based vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. In particular, the subject helps students prepare for the Security+ industry qualification which has been developed by the International Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). Students will also be introduced to a broad range of cyber security related topics such as infrastructure security, communications network security, cryptography, access control, authentication, external threats, and operational and organisational security. At the completion of this subject, students will be able to apply these concepts to protect computing infrastructure from cyber security threats and attacks.
School of Computing and Mathematics
This subject is restricted to IT Masters courses only.
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.