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CSC8100 Cyber Security Architecture

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Mathematics, Physics & Computing
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 2 April 2023


The heavy dependence that our economic and government structures have on cyber infrastructure makes them more likely to cyber attack and poses potential threats to infrastructural assets. As cyber threats are becoming more prevalent, so does the need to neutralise them. This course provides students with the fundamentals of cyber security including an overview of the current cyber landscapes, procedures and techniques used and emerging trends.

This course gives students key information regarding the design and management of ICT security within an organisation. Students will consider the fundamental nature of cyber security to maintain system integrity. The course explores the critical objectives of ICT security, relevant processes and practices and the level of success in achieving these objectives.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2023 Online
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 2 April 2023