Tailor your career in IT and become skilled in network security, fixing vulnerabilities and managing cyber risks.
1 year full-time
About this course
Cyber security is an increasingly important field in today's society, with unprecedented amounts of data stored on computers and other devices by citizens, business and government organisations.
What you will learn
assess the theoretical concepts involved in data encryption and intrusion detection and deploy them in a modern day Information Technology system
evaluate the various approaches to encryption and security detection and develop a strategy for adapting them to a specific situation
evaluate and synthesise information from a variety of sources and develop a plan to optimize computer security, data encryption and intrusion management
assess computer security management processes and explain them in written and oral form to both technical and non-technical audiences
evaluate and select appropriately from existing and emerging encryption, computer security prevention and intrusion technologies
engage in continual updating of knowledge with regard to new and emerging computer security concepts, issues and management strategies
evaluate and interpret The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, The Association for Computing Machinery and the Australian Computer Society standards related to data encryption, computer security protection and management
understand the ethical issues related to protecting the rights of individuals from diverse cultures and how that maps to ensuring the security and integrity of data in an Information Technology system
develop policies and practical procedures to improve the security setup of an Information Technology organization