Courses & Units

Advanced CyberSecurity KIT325



This unit deals with management issues encountered as a result of deploying security countermeasures, policy and initiatives in organisational settings. This unit provides the capstone experience for the CyberSecurity major. Students will complete a network/security project that will address a nominated problem/issue by applying the tools and techniques. The project will involve the planning, analysis, design, testing and implementation of the selected solution within agreed time frames. Students will further develop their understanding of the nature of security threats to IT systems.

Students will employ some of the tools and techniques that they have learnt about throughout the major to evaluate the security of, and defend against threats to, computer systems and networks through physical and electronic means.


Unit name Advanced CyberSecurity
Unit code KIT325
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Information & Communication Technology

Mira Park

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Define the ICT requirements of a networked system informed by social, legal and ethical considerations.

2  Design a secure ICT solution for a network/security system using abstraction and computational, creative and critical thinking.

3. Manage the implementation of a secure network system by applying ICT tools, techniques and professional standards.



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 029901

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Teaching Pattern

2-hour weekly lectures and 2-hour weekly Computer Laboratory


ATT1 - Report 1 (25%)

ATT2 - Report 2 (25%)

ATT3 - Project (30%)

ATT4 - Project (20%)

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